Tag: Binondo

Escolta museum marks Battle of Manila anniversary with FREE Admission this February

The First United Building Community Museum, located in Escolta in the heart of Manila, is waiving the admission fee for the whole month of February 2020 to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Manila.

La Madre Filipina pre-war statue reinstalled at Manila’s historic Jones Bridge

A pair of La Madre Filipina (The Filipino Mother) pre-war statues have been reinstalled, as promised, by the inauguration of the picture-perfect revitalized Jones Bridge in Manila held November 24, a hundred years after...

Binondo’s Grand Café 1919 rises from bank ruins, showcases Old Manila heritage

Binondo’s heritage district received a shot in the arm as one of its heritage buildings breathed new life and has been reborn as the Grand Café 1919. The old, abandoned, and derelict building of Hongkong...
Jones Bridge at night

Binondo’s historic Jones Bridge on Pasig River beautifully revitalized

The historic William A. Jones Memorial Bridge, more popularly known as the Jones Bridge that spans the Pasig River in Manila and connects it to Binondo, is once again drawing attention as it is...

Martha Stewart impressed with local organic bread and Metro Manila shopping

American business icon Martha Stewart sampled local organic bread and shopping in Metro Manila and came away from the experience impressed with Filipino ingenuity and craftsmanship. Stewart spent a part of her fourth day in...

Four must-visit Manila landmarks to celebrate Filipino history

This coming Independence Day, what better way to celebrate our freedom and rich history than through a meaningful - and Instagram-worthy! - trip to some of Manila's most historic sites?

Riverdale star Cole Sprouse praises Filipino hospitality, food, jeepney ride

Cole Sprouse truly enjoyed his short stay in Manila as he was officially launched as Bench’s newest celebrity endorser. The Riverdale star immersed himself in Pinoy life visiting the Manila districts of Binondo and Poblacion, ate...
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