After we watched the
Singkaban Festival street dance at the
Provincial capitol of Malolos the group decided to visit the old structures
around the city. Christopher Cunanan a close friend of Librero served as our
Other students said History is one of the most boring subjects in school, because all you need is to read and memorize there’s no challenge at all not like the other subjects like Math and Science but for me I always take History seriously even it was not related to my course. Can you believe that it was my first to see Intramuros with fellow travel bloggers last August 2013 for the many years that I stayed here in
that was the only chance that I could visit the historical site of Manila. After our free
tour with Carlos Cedran, I’m fascinated with the old churches, houses and biography
of our great ancestors. Reading a history books is not enough you must also
visit the historical site to know better the stories behind of each site.
The church was known as Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish built in 1630. This church housed the revolutionary congress which was inaugurated on September 15, 1898. Pedro Paterno was President. It was here that the congress, among other measures, discussed and approved the Malolos constitution. The image of Barasoain church was also printed at the reverse of old ten peso bill, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas stopped printing this denomination in 2002 and was replaced by coins. In December 2010 upon the issuance of the new Philippine Peso bill. The
is finally back in Philippine banknote depicting in the 200-Peso Bill. Barasoain Church
This was built during the Spanish period in the
Philippines 1767-1768, and first , and served also as office of Gobernadorcillo during 1863-1892. A printing press during the Municipality of Malolos , the Casa Real was restored in 1852 and converted into a municipal library. It is now a museum under the management of the National Historical Institute and serves as the final repository of still existing memorabilia. Malolos Republic
Tampoy street/Calle Cigarillera
This street where you can also see the ancestral house of Joey De Leon a celebrity host of Eat Bulaga. one of the oldest street in Malolos.
An ancestral house mansion was visited by our national hero Dr. Jose Rizal to convince the Ten Gentlemen of Malolos to join the La Liga Filipina.
Uitangcoy Santos Ancestral House
Casa Luis Santos
Note: Informations from above are taken from wikipedia and our guide Christopher Cunanan.