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Concepcion Church - Tarlac

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Located in the town of Concepcion in the province of Tarlac, Concepcion Church is one of the Spanish-era churches of the province. Concepcion Church - Immaculate Conception Parish Concepcion Church History Concepcion Church is also referred to as the following;  Immaculate Conception Parish Church ,  Santuario de la Immaculada Concepcion , and  Shrine of the Immaculate Conception .  Concepcion Church - Concepcion, Tarlac Gotta love the brick finished Concepcion Church facade Concepcion Church bell tower Concepcion Church interior Concepcion Church was built in 1880 under the supervision of Father Guillermo Masnou. The original church has a Baroque style of architecture but was then renovated to its present Neo-Romanesque style in 1893 under the supervision of Father Fernando Vasquez. The altar is covered altar during Holy Week  The holy water font of Concepcion Church Concepcion Church interior as seen from the altar Concepcion Church facade is obvi

Imus City Plaza - Cavite

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Located in the center of the Poblacion or town proper of Imus City in the province of Cavite, Imus City Plaza is one of the city's scenic and historical attractions. Imus City Plaza Imus City Plaza Details This plaza is located in front of the equally historical Imus Cathedral and Imus City Hall . Imus City Plaza is also the first place to greet you if you're heading to the cathedral via Sapinoso Street.  Imus City Plaza - Imus City, Cavite General Licerio Topacio The general guarding the flag Checking out each angle of the monument Imus City Plaza History Imus City Plaza is probably easily remembered because of the monument with two vintage artillery flanking it. The monument stands as an honor to the children of Imus who joined the fight for the independence of the country against Spain. As for the man standing on top of the monument, he is General Licerio Topacio . He is one of the most notable sons of Imus. He is famously known for honorably declining

Imus Cathedral - Cavite

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Located in General Castaneda Street in the City of Imus in Cavite, Imus Cathedral is the seat of the bishop of the Diocese of Imus. It is also one of the oldest Spanish colonial churches in the province.   Imus Cathedral - Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar Imus Cathedral History Also known as the  Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar , Imus Cathedral started out as a small chapel-of-ease in Barangay Toclong in Cavite Viejo (now Kawit). It was under the supervision of the Augustinian Recollects who, in 1774, would petition the Spanish government to convert Imus into an independent municipality. However, it was only in 1795 that Imus was finally separated from Cavite Viejo. With this, a provisional church was established in an area known as Barangay Bayan Luma.  Imus Cathedral - Imus City, Cavite Imus Cathedral facade Imus Cathedral seal In 1823, the town center was moved to its present location in Barangay Balangon, and with it came the construction of the parish churc

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