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A Short Walk Inside Philippines’ Biggest Museum: Angono, Rizal

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Choose Philippines | Nov 14, 2016

Have you been to the biggest museum in the Philippines? It's the entire town of Angono, Rizal!

This town, in the bustling province of Rizal, is located east of Metro Manila. In a 2 to 3 hour worth of drive to the town of Angono, one will be able to trace where two nationally renowned brilliant talents came from. 

Read more: Choosy Ka Ba: 10 Reasons to Choose Angono (An Artist's Sanctuary)

In here, art and culture is a priority as the streets in Dona Aurora displays works from visual artist Carlos "Botong" Francisco and composer Lucio San Pedro. 

Read more: Ever Wonder Why Angono is Home to Two Philippine National Artists?

Museums here are owned by clans of artists (The Mirandas and Blancos).  Art lessons offered all over the town comes as a no surprise as children here, as locals say, learn how to draw first before they are learnt to walk. 

Read more: St. Clement Church: The Historic 445-year-old Church in Angono

Let team Choose Philippines take you on a tour inside the Biggest Museum of the Philippines and let your eyes see how people in Angono use ‘art’ as a tool for historical preservation.


Know more about Angono:

These Amazing Artists Prove That Angono is the PHL Arts Capital

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