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Quezon City Religious Tourist Attractions
1. Santo Domingo Church
Location: Quezon Avenue, Quezon City
Description: Originally located in Intramuros and was built by the Dominicans in 1588. It was then relocated in its present site after World War II. The church is also home to the four-century-old image of the Nuestra Senora del Santissimo Rosario or the Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. The image which is venerated in Santo Domingo Church is always paraded in the leaborate October procession called "La Naval de Manila" and has been gifted with fabulous gowns and jewels because She is believed to have saved Manila from the Dutch Invasion in the 17th Century, and to have protected the city ever since.
Summertime, kids, and picnics are meant to go together. Having a picnic doesn’t have to be reserved for a day out at the beach or park. Kids love to eat outside, especially if it means they don’t have to stop playing to come inside and get cleaned up. If you are going to have a picnic during an outing, be sure to practice food safety and have icepacks in with the food or cooler. Summertime Picnics
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Here, too, the wake of slain opposition leader Ninoy Aquino, Jr. was held; and here, in a Holy Mass on December 8, 1985, one million signatures petitioning Cory Aquino to run for the presidency were presented during the Offertory, the prelude to her announcement of her candidacy.
How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview" or "Project 8". Get off right across the church.
Travel Time: Approximately 30 minutes.
2. Iglesia ni Kristo Church
Location: Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City
Description: A religious edifice which is worth catching a glimpse because of its exceptionally fascinating, fairy tale palace-like temple. Its architectural desing, of Gothic concept merged with Moorish flair, brings about an alluring Malayan-European combination that never fails to attract on lookers.
How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview". Get off right in front of the church.
Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
3. San Pedro Bautista Church
Location: San Francisco del Monte, Quezon City
Description: the church of San Francisco del Monte, one of the oldest in the Philippines and evidently one of the main attractions of the place, is of Romanesque interior characterize by mixed architecture as depicted in its Corinthian and Ionic pillars. It is the place wherein the bones of San Pedro Bautista were buried. At the basement of this church is a catacomb, where the old friars were buried.
How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview". Get off in front of the Old Pantranco North Terminal; cross the street and hail another PUJ at the side of the old terminal with the signboard "Frisco".
Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour.
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