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First Timer's Guide to Japan Visa Application

First Timer's Guide to Japan Visa Application In the past few years, Japan has considerably relaxed its visa policies for Filipinos. This is a move of the Japanese government to attract more foreign visitors to boost its tourism sector.  First Timer's Guide to Japan Visa Application If you're one of those who would love to visit Japan, here are tips and procedures that will help you with your  Japan Visa Application . I got a single entry for 30 days on my first and second visas. Luckily I was given 5 years, 30 days of multiple-entry on my third application  1. Know what visa to apply for... Japan issues several types of visas for different purposes of visits. Here are some of the visas that are most commonly applied by Filipinos.  Transit visa (AKA Tourist visa) - the basic visa for those who are interested in traveling and exploring Japan. Temporary visitor's visa - the visa for those who want to visit friends, relatives, or family members (guarantors) livi

Bonifacio Shrine in Indang - Cavite

Located in Barangay Limbon, Indang in the province of Cavite, the Bonifacio Shrine of Indang is one of the historical landmarks dedicated to the Father of the Philippine Revolution -Andres Bonifacio.  Bonifacio Shrine of Indang Bonifacio Shrine in Indang History Bonifacio Shrine in Indang marks the location of the nipa hut where Andres Bonifacio was seized and captured by the soldiers of his political rival and fellow revolutionary Emilio Aguinaldo in 1897. It was also here that Bonifacio was gravely injured after he was shot by an arresting soldier when he was being dragged to Indang town proper to be imprisoned. Bonifacio Shrine in Indang , Cavite This is how I look like pre-sneeze. The arrest of Bonifacio Philippine Historical Commission marker Presently, the historical nipa hut did not win against the tests of time. A small public park was constructed where the nipa hut was said to have once stood. The park features a statue of a seemingly very surprised Andres

Tanza Church - Cavite

Located in Tanza in the province of Cavite, Tanza Church was one of the few Spanish churches built in the mid-19th century during the era of Spanish colonization. Tanza Church -  Holy Cross Parish Church Tanza Church History Officially called  Holy Cross Parish Church , Diocesan Shrine of Saint Augustine , Tanza Church was built only in 1839 when the townspeople of Tanza (formerly Santa Cruz de Malabon) decided to have their own parish church. The late establishment of a parish was due to the successful transfer of the then pueblo to two different religious orders. Due to this fact, the religious needs of the townspeople were directed and dependent on the parish of the neighboring towns. Tanza Church - Tanza, Cavite Check out the clock of Tanza Church Tanza Church facade There were plenty of requests for a church to be built in Santa Cruz de Malabon. It was on August 29, 1780, that an independent parish was established. The parish was officially named the Parroquia d

Naic Church - Cavite

Naic Church  is one of the Spanish era churches found in the province of Cavite. It is located along Captain Ciraco Nazareno St. in the town of Naic in Cavite, Philippines. Naic Church -  Immaculate Concepcion Parish Church Naic Church History Also known as the   Immaculate Conception Parish Church , Naic Church was constructed sometime around 1796. The first church was made from light materials like wood, nipa, and cogon grass. It was reconstructed using adobe in 1835. The new stone church has an earthquake baroque with a touch of Neo-Gothic elements architectural design which was patterned by the Dominican order to that of the old Sto. Domingo Church in Pre-war Intramuros . Naic Church - Naic, Cavite Naic Church facade Padre Modesto de Castro historical marker Naic Church is under the Diocese of Imus Upon completion, Naic Church was one of the tallest and longest of the Spanish colonial era churches in Cavite. It attracted an influx of devotees from nearby and f

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