Articles with the tag "Rizal" (9)

From when the city was founded in 1571 until the end of the Spanish rule in 1898, Intramuros was Manila. The name Intramuros means “inside the wall.” For 400 years, Intramuros served as the center of the Spanish occupation, originally built to be the residence for Spanish government officials and their families. It was where the most influential and wealthy citizens of colonial Manila lived. The natives and Chinese were not allowed to live inside Intramuros, only the Spanish elite and mestizos.
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Published on 21/08/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, History
Tags: Cathedral, Church, colonial, History, Intramuros, Manila, Museum, Palacio, Rizal, Spanish
These are handsome representatives of the Commonwealth style ushered in by American architects Daniel Burnham and William Parsons and brought into fruition by top Filipino architects such as Juan Arellano and Antonio Toledo. Devastated by the Second World War, they were painstakingly reconstructed, and they served as government buildings in the first decades of the Third Philippine Republic.
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Published on 21/08/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Fauna and flora, History, Leisure
Tags: courtyard, History, human, Museum, National, Natural, Rizal
Rizal Monument in Luneta (formerly Bagumbayan) is probably the most popular memorial for the fallen hero and among the most famous sculptural landmarks in the country. It is especially under the spotlight nowadays because of the case against a certain residential building that serves as an unsightly background of the leisure park.
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Published on 21/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, History
Tags: Battlecry, Monument, Rizal
The fortnightly broadside magazine of the Philippine Propaganda Movement in Spain “La Solidaridad” was edited by Marcelo H del Pilar, 1889-1892. The magazine was anti-friar, but it carried news about the Philippines, such as some articles on the Spanish Cortes’ deliberations regarding the “Ultramar,” the colonies outside of Spain, e.g., Las Islas Filipinas. It also published political treatises by Ferdinand Blumentritt, Jose Rizal, Mariano Ponce, Graciano Lopez Jaena and others.
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Published on 17/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Stories
Tags: Kiss, Rizal
As a famous landmark in the Philippines, Rizal Monument’s history should be revisited because of its historical and cultural significance. It was built to commemorate the Filipino nationalist and the de facto national hero of the Philippines, Jose Rizal. Here are ten interesting facts about this landmark:
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Published on 10/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary
Tags: Facts, Landmark, Luneta Park, Monument, Rizal
Rodriguez is a first-class urban municipality in the province of Rizal, Philippines. It is the northernmost town in the province and comes after San Mateo, Rizal, and Quezon City coming from Metro Manila. The town is located on the slopes of the Sierra Madre mountain range and features many resorts; it is also the largest town in Rizal province with an area of 312.70 km².
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Published on 07/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Montalban, Mountainous, Rizal, Rodriguez, Town