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Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
 

University of Santo Tomas

Universidad de Santo Tomas

 

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University of Santo Tomas Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. University of Santo Tomas Marker
Inscription. Here once stood the Univerity of Santo Tomas, the oldest university in Asia. Founded in 1611. First called Colegio Seminario de Santo Tomas de Nuestra del Rosario. Authorized to grant academic degrees in 1624. Raised to the rank of University in 1645. Given royal patronage in 1680. Granted the titles Royal in 1785 and Pontifical in 1902. Campus moved to Sampaloc, Manila in 1927. Building destroyed in 1945 during Battle of Manila. Granted the title of The Catholic University of the Philippines by Pope Leo XII in 1947.
 
Erected by Intramuros Administration.
 
Location. 14° 35.601′ N, 120° 58.459′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Solana Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Intramuros, Manila 02 525, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santo Domingo Church and Convent (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Santo Tomas (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de España (within shouting distance of this marker); Colegio de Santa Rosa (within shouting distance of this marker);
University of Santo Tomas image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. University of Santo Tomas
Cruceiro (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ayuntamiento (about 120 meters away); Padre Jose A. Burgos (about 150 meters away); Plaza de Roma (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Intramuros.
 
Categories. Education
 
BF Condominium now stands on its site image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
3. BF Condominium now stands on its site
 
 
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