The pulpit of the San Agustin Church in Manila
The Philippines is blessed with so many impressive landmarks and a great way to appreciate it is visiting churches such as the San Agustin Church in Intramuros. This church is very impressive and impeccably designed inside with lavish gold trimmings and carvings which dates back to the Spanish occupation in the Philippines.
I captured this photo of the pulpit where the priest officiating the mass at the San Agustin Church stood and delivers his homily. I say this is the best I have seen travelling and seeing churches.
The beauty of the grandiose window of the San Agustin Church in Manila
I am forever enamored to the beauty of sunlight which goes through the church from its great window and standing on its stairs, it is sheer delightful beauty. This is from the famed San Agustin Church at Intramuros, in Manila. Undoubtedly, the best well-preserved church in Manila, the San Agustin Church stands in the best of times in the Philippines. It has played witness to the most challenging epochs of the republic and has partaken of its rich history. Heroes and famed personalities were buried underneath its hollowed floors.
This beauty as captured forever left an imprint on my heart and my mind as one which will remind me of my country’s grandiose history.
The sun rises over the National Hero of the Philippines in Manila
The National Hero of the Philippine Republic is Dr. Jose Rizal mostly popularly known for his struggle against the Spaniards while studying in Europe and upon coming back to Manila, have upstaged the elite in writing his version of freedom, from the clutches of the colonizers. He has written various notable works and plays that portrayed the Spaniards as heartless conquestadores and that the Filipino’s (Indio) quest for freedom should be pursued earnestly. Read more