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Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
 

San Francisco Church and Convent

 
 
San Francisco Church and Convent Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. San Francisco Church and Convent Marker
Inscription. Here once stood the San Francisco Church and Convent. Built by the Franciscans who arrived in the Philippines in 1578. First church and convent dedicated to Our Lady of Angels (Nuestra Senora de los Angeles). Destroyed in 1583. A new stone edifice with a small hospital was built in 1602. Badly damaged in 1645 earthquake. Remained in ruin until third church was constructed in 1738. Damaged in 1863 earthquake. Destroyed in 1945.
 
Erected by Intramuros Administration.
 
Location. 14° 35.421′ N, 120° 58.726′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Muralla Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Intramuros, Manila 02 527, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tomas Mapua (here, next to this marker); Chapel of the Franciscan Venerable Third Order (within shouting distance of this marker); Manila High School (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Simbahan at Kumbento ng Recoletos (about 210 meters away); Hospital de San Juan de Dios (about 210 meters away); Lourdes Church and Convent
San Francisco Church and Convent image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. San Francisco Church and Convent
(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Mother Francisca del Espiritu Santo (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); College of San Juan de Letran (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Intramuros.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Mapua Institute of Technology now stand on its site image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
3. Mapua Institute of Technology now stand on its site
 
 
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