San Ignacio Church (Manila)

Ruins of San Ignacio Church showing its rear elevation
Youths playing basketball at the ruins of San Ignacio Church.
Interior courtyard of the Casa Misión.

Designed for the Jesuits by architect Félix Roxas, Sr., and completed in 1899.

- San Ignacio Church (Manila)

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Manila

Capital of the Philippines, and its second-most populous city.

Capital of the Philippines, and its second-most populous city.

Plate depicting the "nilad" plant (Scyphiphora hydrophylacea), from Augustinian missionary Fray Francisco Manuel Blanco's botanical reference, "Flora de Filipinas"
The Laguna Copperplate Inscription is the oldest historical record in the Philippines. It has the first historical reference to Tondo and dates back to Saka 822 (c. 900).
1734 map of the Walled City of Manila. The city was planned according to the Laws of the Indies.
Ayuntamiento de Manila served as the City Hall during the Spanish Colonial Period.
Spanish cannons on a fortress wall in Manila, circa pre-1900
Tutuban Main Station, which was built in 1887, is the main terminal of the Ferrocaril de Manila-Dagupan (now known as the Philippine National Railways). At the present moment, it serves as a shopping center and a public transit hub.
The 1905 Burnham Plan of Manila recommended improving the city's transit systems by creating diagonal arteries radiating from the new central civic district into areas at the outskirts of the city.
The tranvía running along Escolta Street during the American period.
Aerial view of Manila, 1936
USS Essex TBF-1 Avenger dropping a bomb over Pasig River in Manila targeting the dockyard, 14 November 1944
The destruction brought about by the Battle of Manila in 1945
View of the Rizal Monument in Rizal Park.
Skyline of Manila as seen from Harbour Square.
The Manila Bay sunset
The Manila Bay Beach during the International Coastal Cleanup Day in September 2020
Manila is divided into six congressional districts.
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Street map of Manila city proper indicating points of interest
Ermita-Malate skyline in Manila
The façade of the NCCA Metropolitan Theater, designed by Filipino architect Juan M. Arellano
Jones Bridge was redeveloped in 2019 to "restore" it to its near-original design using Beaux-Arts architecture.
The Luneta Hotel, an example of French Renaissance architecture with Filipino stylized beaux art
People flocking the street market at Plaza Miranda.
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Aerial view of the Port of Manila, the chief port of the Philippines.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the central bank of the Philippines
Skyline of Binondo, the central business district of the city of Manila, as seen from Fort Santiago
Landbank Plaza, the headquarters of the Land Bank of the Philippines.
The historic Plaza Moriones in Fort Santiago, Intramuros.
Divisoria is a popular flea market for locals and tourists.
The National Museum of Fine Arts.
The National Museum of Natural History at Agrifina Circle, Rizal Park.
Aerial view of the city-owned Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, considered as the national sports complex of the Philippines.
Children playing basketball at the ruins of San Ignacio Church in Intramuros
The Intramuros Golf Club
Catholic devotees during the Feast of the Black Nazarene (Traslacíon)
Manila City Hall, the seat of city government
Isko Moreno, the city mayor
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The Smokey Mountain Housing Project was built on a former landfill. Continuous development of housing buildings continues up to the present day.
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Blumentritt Station of the LRT Line 1
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San Agustín Church in Intramuros, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Quiapo Church, home of the iconic Black Nazarene whose Traslacion feast is celebrated every January 9
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Some buildings destroyed by the war have been reconstructed, such as the Old Legislative Building (now the National Museum of Fine Arts), Ayuntamiento de Manila (now the Bureau of the Treasury) and the under construction San Ignacio Church and Convent (as the Museo de Intramuros).

The sketch of the Plaza de Roma Manila by Fernando Brambila, a member of the Malaspina Expedition during their stop in Manila in 1792

Intramuros

0.67 km2 historic walled area within the city of Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

0.67 km2 historic walled area within the city of Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

The sketch of the Plaza de Roma Manila by Fernando Brambila, a member of the Malaspina Expedition during their stop in Manila in 1792
Plaza Santo Tomas is where the Santo Domingo Church, Colegio de Santa Rosa and the original University of Santo Tomas were built during the Spanish Colonial Period
A 1734 map of Intramuros, from the Carta Hydrographica y Chorographica de las Yslas Filipinas
An 1851 map of Intramuros
Puerta de Santa Lucia in 1873
Baluarte de San Diego
Main entrance of Fort Santiago, Intramuros
Plaza de Roma was the main square of the Walled City
Casa Manila is an example of Bahay na bato architecture
1902 photo taking by a US Military Personnel showing Spanish artillery
Aerial view of the Walled City, 1939
Destruction of the Walled City in the aftermath of the Battle of Manila.
Ayuntamiento de Manila
Intramuros and South Harbor in 2018
The Bayleaf Intramuros Hotel is an exemplary model for adaptive reuse of postwar buildings.
Atop City Walls of Intramuros
Watchtower of the Baluarte de San Andres
The current Puerta Real (Royal Gate) was built in 1780 and was restored in 1969 with additional works made in 1989
Aduana Building ruins
Modernist buildings can also be seen in Intramuros (bottom). The district has been criticized as an example of inauthentic Spanish colonial period design.
Colegio de San Juan de Letran
Colegio de Santa Rosa
Lyceum of the Philippines University
Manila High School
Aerial photo of the Campus of Mapúa University
University of the City of Manila
Manila Cathedral is the seat of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila. The basilica has merited a papal endorsement from Pope Gregory XIII and three apostolic visits from Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul II and Pope Francis.
The San Agustin Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the collective title Baroque Churches of the Philippines.

The other churches built by the different religious orders – San Nicolas de Tolentino Church (Recollects), San Francisco Church (Franciscans), Third Venerable Order Church (Third Order of St. Francis), Santo Domingo Church (Dominican), Lourdes Church (Capuchins), and the San Ignacio Church (Jesuits) – has made the small walled city the City of Churches.

Museo de Intramuros

Ecclesiastical museum operated and managed by the Intramuros Administration.

Ecclesiastical museum operated and managed by the Intramuros Administration.

Ruins of San Ignacio Church showing its rear elevation
Interior of Casa Misión, showing one of its original old foundation.
Interior courtyard of the Casa Misión.

It is located at the reconstructed San Ignacio Church and Convent within the historic walled area of Intramuros in Manila, Philippines.