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Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
 

San Ignacio Church

 
 
San Ignacio Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. San Ignacio Church Marker
Inscription. Here once stood the second San Ignacio Church and the Casa Mission of the Jesuit Order. Built from 1878 to 1889. Designed by first Filipino architect Felix Roxas, Sr. Neo-classical in style with two towers. Constructed under the direction of Jesuit priest Francisco Riera. Interior famous for woodwork by renowed Filipino sculptor Isabelo Tampingco and students. Destroyed during the Battle of Manila in 1945. Converted into an office and warehouse after World War II.
 
Erected by Intramuros Administration.
 
Location. 14° 35.398′ N, 120° 58.407′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Arzobispo Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch 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. Ateneo de Manila (within shouting distance of this marker); Palacio Arzobispal (within shouting distance of this marker); Colegio de Santa Isabel (within shouting distance of this marker); Plazuela de Santa Isabel (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Memorare-Manila 1945 (about 120 meters
San Ignacio Church image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. San Ignacio Church
away); Church of San Agustin (about 150 meters away); Manila Cathedral (about 180 meters away); Former Palace of the Governors General (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Intramuros.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Ruins of San Ignacio Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
3. Ruins of San Ignacio Church and Marker
 
 
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