The Mind Museum
It is the first museum in the Philippines dedicated to science with 5 main galleries and over 250 interactive exhibits. For more information, visit www.themindmuseum.org for more details
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
One of the largest American war memorial outside of the US, pays tribute to 17,000 fallen American and Filipino soldiers of World War II. It is situated along McKinley Road (at the junction of Rizal Drive and 8th Avenue) and spans 615,000 square metres.
Bonifacio Global City
A modern wonder of contemporary living populated by great minds and passionate hearts of internationally renowned Filipino artists and architects.
Commissioned by the Bonifacio Art Foundation, the pieces in and around BGC are homage to its rich history, culture and the thriving green environment.
Some of the works that can be seen:
- The Trees: created by Rey Paz Contreras, this is the first sculpture installed in BGC in 1997.
- Ang-Supremo: artist Ben-Hur Villanueva’s three-metre brass and bronze sculpture, a tribute to National Hero Andres Bonifacio.
- Balanghai: created by Leo Gerardo Leonardo as a tribute to the Filipino spirit of hope and cooperation.
- Kasaysayan-Bawat-Oras: a 16-metre brass and cement sculpture created by Juan Sajid de Leon, comprised of a sundial with seven figures representing the 7,100 islands of the Philippine archipelago.
- Transformation: a magnificent glass sculpture created by Architect Lor Calma, representing the three main Philippine island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
- Pasasalamat: a brass sculpture by Ferdie Cacnio representing two fishermen giving thanks for a bountiful harvest.
- Specific Gravity: A suspended boulder fountain created by Reg Yuson, which highlights the connection between gravity and the audience.