Although San Juan is the tiniest segment of Metro Manila, it sure is anything but without fun filled activities to do! San Juan has a land territory of just 6 square kilometers and is currently smack dab at the focal point of the city - flanked by Manila, Quezon City and Mandaluyong. San Juan got its name when the locals wanted to pay tribute to their benefactor, St. John the Baptist and is praised each June 24th by drenching the roads of San Juan with water amidst the town celebration. So what do you do when in San Juan? We suggest checking out spots like the Pinaglabanan Shrine, Greenhills Shopping Center, Club Filipino and their very own Agora Complex. San Juan also houses many other bars, restaurants and culinary watering holes that have plenty of the San Juan culture to offer.
San Juan additionally has a few outstanding spots of religious importance. The infamous St John the Baptist Parish, or could be known normally as the "Pinaglabanan Church", is the place that San Juan’s very own John the Baptist, is revered. Throughout San Juan, the Santuario del Santo Cristo church is the region’s most oldest church, while the existing Mary the Queen Parish in West Greenhills of San Juan serves the nearby Filipino-Chinese people group.
From 1925-1971, the Iglesia ni Cristo in San Juan also once held its main headquarters in town at its previous Central Office Complex which was then the residence of F. Manalo. It highlights Art-Deco outlined outfits, created by National Artist for Architecture Juan Nakpil. The Chapel in San Juan is the exact highlight of the entire Complex, which contains both the old Central Office and Pastoral House. These locations were also the home of the congregation's first Executive Minister, Ka Felix Manalo, alongside different Ministers and Evangelical Workers. At the point when Manalo passed away in 1963, a catacomb was built on the grounds of the Complex by modeler Carlos Santos-Viola.
"San Juan City" is a derivative of the city's conventional name of "San Juan del Monte" (lit. Saint John of the Mountain). Likewise with various different places in the Philippines, the name is in respect with a holy person; and for this situation Saint John the Baptist stands out as the saint loved by all locals of San Juan. The city's authentic name is "Dakilang Lungsód ng San Juan" (lit. Great City of San Juan).
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