Tagged: Architecture

Himeji Castle (Himeji, Japan; 姫路城) 0

Himeji: Day Tour to the 400-Year Old Himeji Castle (姫路城)

The largest, the grandest, and the most visited castle in Japan. As a fan of Japanese castles, we wasted no opportunity in stepping on its grounds during our recent visit to Japan. Himeji Castle (姫路城, Himejijō) is frequently known as...

Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社 Itsukushima-jinja) Miyajima, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Pref., Japan 0

Miyajima: Floating Torii of Itsukushima Shrine

You’ve seen this iconic image in other media, but you don’t know it by name. This is the centuries-old Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社, Itsukushima Jinja), located in Itsukushima Island (popularly known as Miyajima) in the city of Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture. The...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial 原爆ドーム Genbaku Dōmu, Hiroshima, Japan 3

Hiroshima: Atomic Bomb Dome, A Haunting Monument

Being a part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, this is the preserved ruins of the building in the aftermath of the Atomic bombings of August 6, 1945. This building, formerly known as the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, was...

Goshen Resort, Bamban, Tarlac 2

Bamban: Goshen Resort, A Glimpse of Rome in Tarlac

A resort and hotel with European (mainly Greco-Roman) inspired architecture located in Bamban, Tarlac. Situated in 4-hectare of secluded grounds, the resort is originally developed just for holding events of a Christian evangelical group. Though it was yet to be...

Rizal Shrine, Calamba, Laguna 0

Calamba: Rizal Shrine (Gallery)

The Rizal Shrine is a reproduction of the original two-story, Spanish-Colonial style house in Calamba, Laguna where José Rizal was born on June 19, 1861. Rizal is regarded as one of the greatest national heroes of the Philippines. The house...

National Museum of Anthropology, Manila 0

Manila: National Museum of Anthropology

Formerly known as the National Museum of the Filipino People, the National Museum of Anthropology is a component of the National Museum of the Philippines that specializes in anthropology and archaeology. It is very near the National Museum of Fine...

Camp John Hay, Baguio City 0

Baguio: Camp John Hay’s 10 Places to Explore

A former military station of the United States Army established in the 1900s during the Philippine-American War. Because of favorable cool climate, the site was chosen as the reserved campsite for soldiers and was named Camp John Hay in 1903...

Tropical Mystique, Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Tupanggala 4

Sipalay: Tropical Mystique Resort

A few years ago, a Canadian named Dean Barr came to Sipalay to help a friend in great distress. Not long after that, he found himself in the middle of a paradise. He bought a lot and built himself a...

Marina Bay Sands SkyPark 10

Singapore: Marina Bay Sands Skypark

Gone are the days where having a picture with the Merlion statue was enough to mark your stay in Singapore. Today, you’ve missed Singapore if you haven’t seen it from the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck. One would be...