Zapote Bridge, Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines
About Zapote Bridge
Zapote Bridge is a stone arch pedestrian bridge crossing the Zapote River in the Philippines. It connects the cities of Las Piñas in Metro Manila and Bacoor in the province of Cavite. The bridge and its surrounding area was the site of two battles, the Battle of Zapote Bridge (1897) between Filipino revolutionaries and the Spanish colonial government in 1897 during the Philippine Revolution
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Located in the Las Pinas city. It is known for its 19th-century pipe organ made entirely from bamboo. It is declared as a national cultural treasure of the country. the architecture of the church is so interesting and also in the church complex is St. Joseph's Academy, a primary and secondary education school established in 1914.
Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area is a wetland or a land area flooded with water, serving as a safeguard that helps minimize the damages brought by natural disasters. Wetlands act like a giant sponge—they absorb excess rainfall during storms and release it during the dry season. now it is one of the tourist attractions in this area.
The Cathedral Parish of St. Andrew, with St. Andrew as its Patron Saint, has been considered as one of the oldest church in the Philippines. It was established and have been around since 1580 by Spanish Augustinian Friars. The Church serves the local communities of Parañaque City. oday, the church serves as the seat of the diocese of Parañaque, which comprises the cities of Parañaque, Las Piñas and Muntinlupa.
Founded in 1795 as a Parochial Church by the Augustinian Recollect priests under the patronage of Nuestra Señora del Pilar and St. John the Baptist, and by the administration of Fr. Francisco de Santiago, OAR, as its first Parish Priest. The present church was made up beautifully by stone and bricks and it was declared a Cathedral and the Seat of the Diocese of Imus, with Nuestra Señora del Pilar as its titular Patroness.
The church is the signature structure in the complex which spreads over a 4,000 square meter mango orchard beside a flowing creek. The church stands under a canopy of mango boughs, the altar section concealed from street view by thick tropical palms and plants thus providing the necessary privacy for prayer and meditation.
This shrine marks the Philippines' most historic window: on June 12, 1898, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo declared the independence of the Philippines, ending the 333 years of Spanish rule. The window, now renovated and converted into the Balcony of Independence, is the centerpiece of the Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite. There are so many things to see and study in and outside of this shrine and The tower, the most prominent part of the mansion provides a sweeping view of Cavite, Manila, and Bataan.
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