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Cenienerio del Kortea at the end of Calle Sangleyes, in the N. extremity of the city, is a garden cemetery of modern style, covering a large area, of which sections have been allotted for Americans, Filipinos, and Chinese, where may be seen tombs of distinctive styles according to the customs of the respective nationalities. In the neighbourhood of the Cemetery are some fine drives. Near the Cemetery are the Chinese Hospital and the Chapel of La Loma, which serves as a funeral church. In the parallel walls of the churchyard may be seen burial niches like those in the Paco Cemetery. Near the Chapel are the nurseries maintained by the city. Further beyond these places is the Cock Pit.
San Sebastian Church (popularly known as the ' Steel Church ' ; Pl. G 5)a in Plaza del Carmen, at the end of Calle Hidalgo, Quiapo. The church, completed in 1891, is an experiment in earthquake-proof construction. It is of steel and built like a battleship, of steel frames brought over from Belgium in parts. Gothic in style, 'ts interior is elaborately ornamented with frescoes and stained-glass windows. Its tall twin towers are well-known landmarks in the city. The church is open from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Near the church is a girls' school, called Centro Escolar.
Plaza Jtotonda (Pl. II5)a at the end of Calle Alix, leading from the 'Steel Church,' is a square noted on account of a fountain, placed there in memory of Francisco Carriedo, who, in the 18th century, left the money which about a hundred years later was spent in constructing the original water system of Manila, on the condition that the water was to be supplied free to the poorer inhabitants.
Santa Mesa Stationa near the end of Calle Santa Mesa, which runs E. from Plaza Rotonda. Going beyond the station one comes to the country, the neighbourhood of a stone bridge spanning the San Juan River being the site of a battle fought between Americans and Philippine patriots on the night of 4th Feb. 1899.
An Avenue of Thees in the Suburbs, Manila.