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Manila Cathedral - Manila

Located at Plaza de Roma, inside the walled city (district) of Intramuros in Manila, Manila Cathedral is currently one of the two Spanish Colonial era churches found in Intramuros. It also serves as the see of the Archbishop of Manila.  Manila Cathedral - Minor Basilica and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Manila Cathedral History Informally known and called as  Manila Cathedral , it is actually named  Minor Basilica and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception . Like what the name suggests, the cathedral is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was established sometime in 1571 by a secular priest named Juan de Vivero.  Manila Cathedral - Intramuros, Manila The 7th Cathedral 1879 - 1945 Manila Cathedral facade NHC Historical marker for Manila Cathedral Some of the saint statues outside the cathedral are St. Rose of Lima (not in picture), St. Jacob the great (not in photo), St. Andrew the Apostle, St. Francis Xavier, St. Polycar

Museo Pambata - Manila

Located in Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive in Manila, Museo Pambata is an interactive museum where visitors, particularly the children, get a chance to learn through the numerous fun and exciting displays of the museum. Museo Pambata Museo Pambata History  Museo Pambata , also known as  Children's Museum,  was a brainchild of Nina Lim-Yuson who upon her visit to Boston's Children's Museum dreamt of a similar museum in the Philippines for the Filipino kids to enjoy. This dream was enthusiastically shared by former and then the Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Estefania Aldaba-Lim. In June 1993, Both Yuson and Lim presented the proposal to use the historical Elk's Club building to house the Children's Museum to then Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim who readily approved it. Museo Pambata - Manila Museo Pambata facade Museo Pambata NHI Marker With the leadership of the elected Museo Pambata officers and the help of educators, visual

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