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Old February 8th, 2011, 10:52 AM   #21
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Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines' national hero.






The Rizal Shrine is a reconstruction of the colonial period barracks where the patriot, Dr. Jose Rizal, was confined during his trial for sedition by the Spanish government. It houses a museum where mementoes of the hero can be viewed.

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Looking foward to seeing the rest of the pictures.
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MANILA'S PACO PARK

Paco Park is 4,115 square meter recreational garden area and was once Manila's municipal cemetery during the Spanish colonial period for the well-off and established aristocratic Spanish families.




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Today, the park contains memorials to the Philippines' national hero Jose Rizal...






... and the three martyr priests Gomez, Burgos and Zamora, executed by the Spanish colonial government.

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The niches are located within the hollow walls of the inner circular wall.





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Paco Park has become a very popular venue for weddings at the Chapel of St. Pancratius within its walls.





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Thank you for those amazing, very nice photos from Manila; there are places who i didnt knew in Manila like Paco park for examble
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Nice photos! Manila seems to have more colonial old architecture then I thought. On most pictures of Manila, only skyscrapers, malls and highways are visible. I like both sides, the contrast between the old and new.

You visited a lot of different places. Was it a business trip or just holiday?
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Nice photos! Manila seems to have more colonial old architecture then I thought. On most pictures of Manila, only skyscrapers, malls and highways are visible. I like both sides, the contrast between the old and new.

You visited a lot of different places. Was it a business trip or just holiday?
That's because you see the CBDs of Metro Manila, and hardly Manila City proper itself which is where the old colonial architecture is.
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Nice photos! Manila seems to have more colonial old architecture then I thought. On most pictures of Manila, only skyscrapers, malls and highways are visible. I like both sides, the contrast between the old and new.

You visited a lot of different places. Was it a business trip or just holiday?
Manila has many colonial buildings and structures.

And they're all holiday trips..


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That's because you see the CBDs of Metro Manila, and hardly Manila City proper itself which is where the old colonial architecture is.
You're right diz.
Most often, photos of the modern side of Manila were posted in SSC.
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MANILA

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The former Art Deco Bellevue Theater




Another former Art Deco government building, the Pako Building




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