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Presidential Museum and Library - Malacañn Palace

Malacañan Palace, JP, Kalayaan Hall, 2/F Jose Laurel St, San Miguel, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

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About Presidential Museum and Library - Malacañn Palace

Malacañang Palace is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the Philippines. It is located in San Miguel, Manila, and is commonly associated with Mendiola Street. The term "Malacañang" is often used as a metonym for the president and his advisers. The sprawling Malacañang Palace complex includes numerous mansions and office buildings designed and built largely in Bahay na bato and neoclassical style.


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San Sebastian Church0.71km from Presidential Museum and Library - Malacañn Palace

San Sebastian Basilica dates to 1891and is part of a complex that includes a college (1947) and a seminary and courtyard (the 1950s). This was one of the oldest buildings in this area which was also a historically important place. The site was included in the 1998 World Monuments Watch because of structural threats.

Manila Golden Mosque And Cultural Center1.02km from Presidential Museum and Library - Malacañn Palace

Also known as Masjid Al-Dahab, the Manila Golden Mosque and Cultural Center is the largest mosque in Metro Manila. Its name comes from its gold-painted dome, topped with a crescent moon, a symbol of the Islamic faith. The mosque is faithful to Islamic architecture—its elaborate mosaics, pointed arches, and multi-columned interior design.

Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene1.26km from Presidential Museum and Library - Malacañn Palace

Quiapo Church, also known as St.John the Baptist Parish, is located in the District of Quiapo, Manila, and is one of the most famous churches in the Philippines. This Roman Catholic Church houses the venerated statue of Jesus Christ, known as the Black Nazarene and hence the official name, Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene. The Church currently belongs to the Archdiocese of Manila.

Arroceros Forest Park1.39km from Presidential Museum and Library - Malacañn Palace

The densely foliaged Arroceros Forest Park is a verdant paradise, sheltering a wide array of flora along with some rare breed of birds. Formerly, the park served as a prime venue for rice dealers in the sixteenth and seventeenth century, The Manila city government later bought this property and converted it into a leisure attraction by adding trails.

Bonifacio and the Katipunan Revolution Monument1.51km from Presidential Museum and Library - Malacañn Palace

A public park and plaza located in Manila. Its centerpiece is the monument to Filipino revolutionary Andrés Bonifacio and the Philippine Revolution fronting Padre Burgos Avenue. A musical dancing fountain was installed in front of the shrine monument. It was one of the famous hangout place located in the heart of Manila

UST Museum1.57km from Presidential Museum and Library - Malacañn Palace

This is the oldest museum in the Philippines. It owns the first collection of artifacts in the country, dating to as far back as 1682. A jack of all trades, it houses a bit of everything: botanical, zoological, religious, ethnological, cultural, and artistic. It has also expanded to accommodate religious images, visual arts and paintings, ethnography, and memorabilia, to name a few.

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The city is located on the eastern shores of Manila Bay. The Pasig River flows through the middle of the city, dividing it into the north and south sections. It is home to many historic sites, some of which were built during the 16th century.