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The Manila City Hall's clock tower.
I have always been in love with my hometown. I am proud to be a Manilena and I am proud of the rich culture that my city provides. I love going around town, going back to the places that left me reminiscent of my childhood.

Manila is a melting pot of all cultures that molded the Philippines. Our country has been under the Spanish regime for 300 years and they left quite a remarkable treasure in our architecture.

Intramuros was build by the Spaniards to protect the city from invaders. Intramuros literally means "within the walls". The entire place is surrounded by walls and moats. Intramuros is still a must place to go visit when in Manila.

Around the area, you can see the Manila City hall. The unmistakable clock tower makes it one of Manila's landmark. Opened in 1939, Manila City hall still houses the local government officials of Metro Manila.

Found at the vicinity is the building of the Philippine Postal Services or PHILPOST. Built in 1926 by a filipino architect named Juan Marcos de Guzman Arellano (which apparently is a relative of mine i guess, hehe). The building is built in neoclassical architecture which never fails to amaze me all the time. The pillars are breathtaking and I just love walking at the park in front of the building.

Manila never ceases to make me fall in love with it again and again. :)
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The Manila City Halls clock tower.
The Manila City Hall's clock tower.
arc welcoming visitors of Intramur…
arc welcoming visitors of Intramu…
Roxas Blvd at noon.
Roxas Blvd at noon.
Manila Bay
Manila Bay
Liwasang Raja Sulayman in Roxas Bl…
Liwasang Raja Sulayman in Roxas B…
LUNETA
LUNETA
Statue of Dr. Jose Rizal looking a…
Statue of Dr. Jose Rizal looking …
Post Office in Manila
Post Office in Manila
The pillars
The pillars
The Metropolitan theatre just in f…
The Metropolitan theatre just in …
children of Manila
children of Manila
children of Manila
children of Manila
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photo by: Deats