Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
The Jesuit Compound
The Colegio Maximo de San Ignacio was continually repaired and renovated following the 1645 earthquake until the Jesuit expulsion in 1768. Became the site of Real Seminario Conciliar de San Carlos from 1784 until 1880. Property returned to government when seminary moved out.
The Colegio de San Jose was granted royal patronage in 1722. Placed under secular administration after the Jesuit expulsion. Converted into a seminary and liberal arts college. Merged with the faculty of medicine and pharmacy of the University of Santo Tomas in 1874. Returned to the Jesuits in 1911.
Abandoned buildings used as soldiers' barracks. Known as Cuartel del Rey and later, Cuartel de Espana. It was here that the trial of Dr. Jose Rizal for sedition was held in 1896.
Occupied by the 31st Infantry of the U.S. Army during the American occupation.
Erected by Intramuros Administration.
Location. 14° 35.192′ N, 120° 58.651′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Muralla Street, on the left when traveling east. 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. Lourdes Church and Convent (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Simbahan at Kumbento ng Recoletos (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); No. 1 Victoria St. (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Cuartel De Santa Lucia (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Manila High School (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Church of San Agustin (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); San Francisco Church and Convent (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Intramuros.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,179 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.