Arts & Culture

The Manila Cathedral is located in Intarmuros, Manila. Built in 1581, the cathedral has been destroyed numerous times but still stands until today. In 1981, it was ranked as minor basilica by Pope John Paul II.
Silay had been often referred to as the "Paris of Negros" due to its large collection of perfectly preserved heritage houses one of the is the Balay Negrense. The ancestral house showcases the lifestyle of a late 19th-century Negrense sugar baron.
The Metropolitan Museum of the Manila houses modern and contemporary art pieces as well as artifacts from as old as the 8th century. They are located at the Bangko Central ng Pilipinas Complex in Manila.
The National Museum is a complex that showcases the Filipino history and culture as well as other fields such as anthropology, education, chemistry, and more. It also has several galleries and exhibits that presents artworks from Filipino talents such as Juan Luna and Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo.
The Lopez Museum was founded in 1960 by Eugenio Lopez, Sr to provide people from the academe to access his family's personal collection of books, artworks, and other artifacts. Today, it is the oldest privately-owned museum in the country. It recently celebrated its 50th anniversary last 2010 with a book entitled, Unfolding Half A Century.
Rizal Park, also known as Luneta Park, is a historical park located in Manila and is best known as the place where the country’s national hero, Jose Rizal was executed. Today, tourists and locals alike visit the place to commemorate Rizal’s heroic feat and to visit the attractions in the area.
The Ayala Museum was built by the late artist, Fernando Zobel de Ayala y Montojo in 1974, whose aim to to preserve the country's past and share to the present society.
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