churches in Makati

Heritage Series: Poblacion, the Old District of Makati

Posted on August 25, 2017

Perhaps one facet of Makati City that is seldom seen is its laid-back and artsy side. Oftentimes, when we here the name Makati, we think of images of modern skyscrapers and bright office spaces. Most people, even Makati habitués, are not aware that beyond the tall buildings sits a historical and cultural hub that provides a glimpse of Makati’s glorious past. Poblacion, the city’s old downtown area, is home to the legislative office, the Museo ng Makati (Makati Museum), and Saints PeterRead More

Heritage Series: Nuestra Señora de Gracia (Guadalupe Church)

Posted on August 23, 2017

Who would think that in an inconspicuous segment of EDSA in Makati City, lies a stunning centuries-old stone church? Guadalupe Church stands concealed from the public eye. And if you are not really actively looking for it, chances are, you will not catch a glimpse of it. If you are coming from Quezon City, a quick right turn in a narrow road right after Guadalupe Bridge will bring you to this hidden minster. It was surrounded by shanties and obscured by giant billboards, as such, it wasRead More

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