Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
Santo Domingo Church and Convent
Housed in this church was the ivory image of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary (Nuestra Senora del Santissimo Rosario). Carved in 1593 as a gift of Gov. Gen. Luis Dasmarinas. Also known as Virgin of La Naval in honor of her divine intervention in the Spanish victory against the Dutch navy. Saved from World War II, the statue was re-enshrined in 1954 at the blessing of the sixth church in Quezon City.
Location. 14° 35.612′ N, 120° 58.486′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Magallanes Drive near Muralla Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Intramuros, Manila 02 528, Philippines.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaza de Espaņa (a few steps from this marker); University of Santo Tomas (within Cruceiro (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Santo Tomas (within shouting distance of this marker); Colegio de Santa Rosa (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Beaterio-Colegio de Santa Catalina (about 150 meters away); Ayuntamiento (about 180 meters away); Padre Jose A. Burgos (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Intramuros.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of the ivory image of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. • Can you help?