Friday, May 18, 2007
It is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines (built between 1587-1606) and the only building left standing after the war that destroyed intramuros during the Battle of Manila in 1945. The building adjacent to the church is its museum full of antiques and relics from the past era. The church looks simple from the outside but the inside is spectacular, the ceiling and walls of the church are amazing.
Here's how it look inside.
Tomorrow, I'll show you the detailed carvings of its doors.
PS. Manila City has a new mayor, Alfredo Lim is declared as the winner yesterday after Ali Atienza, the incumbent mayor's son, concedes. Mayor Lim was the mayor of Manila when i was still in college. For more story about the election click here.