Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
Hospital de San Juan de Dios
Supervised by Brothers of San Juan de Dios from 1656 to 1865. Became popularly known by present name. Administerd by the Daughters of Charity in 1868. Placed under private ownership in 1934. Became known as one of the largest private hospitals in the Philippines. Used as treatment center for Japanese soldiers in World War II. Destroyed in 1945 during the Battle of Manila. Moved to Pasay City in 1951. In 1952, Dr. Jose P. Laurel founded the Lyceum of the Philippines on this site
Erected by Intramuros Administration.
Location. 14° 35.524′ N, 120° 58.681′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Muralla Street near Real Street, on the left when traveling north. 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. Chapel of the Franciscan Venerable Third Order (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mother Francisca del Espiritu Santo (about 210 meters away); Tomas Mapua (about 210 meters San Francisco Church and Convent (about 210 meters away); College of San Juan de Letran (about 210 meters away); Beaterio-Colegio de Santa Catalina (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); In Memory of the Victims of Military Sexual Slavery during the Second World War (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Manila High School (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Intramuros.
Also see . . . History of the Hospital de San Juan de Dios. (Submitted on December 11, 2009.)
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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 2,212 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 7, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. 2. submitted on December 8, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. 3. submitted on December 7, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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