Experiences and Stories of Biyaheng Palos

Experiences and Stories of  Biyaheng Palos
A Personal Travel Journal

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Around Manila City Hall


The Manila City Hall is one of the distinct landmarks in the capital city of Manila, in the Philippines. The building is located in the center of tourism area where major government buildings and landmarks are located.

The sculptures in the fa├žade of the Theater are from the Italian sculptor Francesco Riccardo Monti. The Metropolitan Theatre was built in 1924 when Manila was not only the “Pearl of the Orient” but also the “Milan of Asia”.

The bridge is said to have been designed by French Engineer Gustav Eiffel, who also designed the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Puente Colgante was then renamed as Quezon Bridge after
 Manuel L. Quezon.

the head office of the Philippine Postal Corporation, and houses the country's main mail sorting-distribution operations.

Plaza Lawton or more commonly known as Liwasang Bonifacio is located just across the Manila Central Post Office.