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Kawit Church - Cavite

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Located in Kawit in the province of Cavite, Kawit Church is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. Kawit Church History Also known as  St. Mary Magdalene Church , Kawit Church was constructed sometime in 1636 through the help of some Filipino families from the towns of Maragondon and Silang. The first church was built using wood and it was only in 1737 that it was reconstructed and became a stone church. Kawit Church / St. Mary Magdalene Church Kawit church Kawit Church facade close up The NHI marker The altar and the side retablos The church interior Some statues of saints in the church One of the beautiful glass stained windows of the church  The main altar and the beautiful retablo  behind it Sadly, the church was greatly damaged by a strong typhoon in 1831. It didn't end there though, the church was almost destroyed during the Philippine-American War in 1898 when the Americans bombed the church because some Filipino revolutiona

Dambana ng Kagitingan (Shrine of Valour) - Bataan

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Located at the summit of Mount Samat in the town of Pilar in Bataan, Dambana ng Kagitingan also called Shrine of Valour   is a historical shrine built to honor and remember the Filipinos and American soldiers who fought for our freedom in World War 2. The shrine was designed by Lorenzo del Castillo and landscaped by Dolly Quimbo-Perez. Dambana ng Kagitingan Dambana ng Kagitingan History Also called  Mount Samat National Shrine , Dambana ng Kagitingan is famously known for the beautiful colonnade and the memorial cross that towers above Mt. Samat.  Dambana ng Kagitingan - Pilar, Bataan The towering cross has an elevator in it The history marker found at the lower part of the cross Speaking of the memorial cross, it is said that the cross is the second tallest cross in the world standing 92 meters tall atop the 555-meter Mt. Samat. At the base of the cross are marble slabs sculpted by National Artist Napoleon Abueva . Titled Nabiag Na Bato , these sculpted marble slabs dep

Sky Ranch Tagaytay - Cavite

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Located in Tagaytay City in the province of Cavite, Sky Ranch Tagaytay is a newly developed leisure park that is becoming one of the most visited sites in the city. Sky Ranch Tagaytay Sky Ranch Tagaytay Details Sky Ranch Tagaytay offers well-balanced and carefully selected amusement park rides and activities. What's great about these rides and activities is their affordability. As a matter of fact, most of the rides cost less than P100. Kids and kids at heart would surely have fun trying out the rides that would fit their taste.  Sky Ranch Tagaytay - Tagaytay City, Cavite Sky Ranch Tagaytay Rides Sky Eye -P150 per ride Flying Bus -P100 per ride Drop Tower -P100 per ride Super Viking -P100 per ride Express Train -P80 per ride Zipline -P500 per ride Grand Carousel -P50 per ride Other Sky Ranch Tagaytay Rides Sky Cruiser -P100 per ride Mini Viking -P50 per ride Wonder Flight -P50 per ride Red Baron -P50 per ride Nessi Coaster -P50 per r

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