September 13, 2017

Filipino Heroes Memorial in Corregidor

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  • One of the most notable spots you’ll encounter in your tour of Corregidor is the Filipino Heroes Memorial, located at the tail end of the island.

    Considered to be one of the newest installations in Corregidor, it is one of the landmarks that honors the courage of Filipinos who fought for the country’s sovereignty. It houses a museum on one part of its wing, and hold old photographs of the late Manuel L. Quezon, miniatures of Corregidor Island, and some paintings of Lideo Mariano portraying the agony during the World War II.

    The whole structure was designed by Francisco Mañosa, while the murals and statue of a Filipino guerilla were sculpted by Manuel Casas.

    This structure has a carved murals featuring the revolutionary moments of the Philippine history, starting from the Battle in Mactan in 1521, until the first people power in 1986. It is said that it was inaugurated by former President Fidel V. Ramos on Augus 28, 1992.

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