POSTAL HERITAGE WALKING TOUR: Postal Museum and Library

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Postal Museum and Philatelic Library
Footages from Postal Heritage Walking Tour August 2012

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Museums are often times regarded as well-guarded and safe-keepers of valuable entities, but Postal Museum and Philatelic Library sounds nostalgic, interesting and surprisingly the building is about to diminish from its existence.

Postal Heritage Walking Tour

The museum is situated at the 3rd floor of the 4-storey Postal Money Order Building inside the compound of Manila Central Post Office. We were told the 4th floor was already condemned and abandoned, hence when rainy days hops in, the roofing literally leaks water rain from atop down to the 3rd floor, where Postal Museum and Philatelic Library sets up a couple of basins to caught hold of the water coming from the top floor. Signs of the times, the building naturally looks devastated with wear and tear from the ceiling, wall interiors down to the carpet floors.

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POSTAL HERITAGE WALKING TOUR: Manila Central Post Office (PHLPost)


Soon to rise a 6-Star Hotel from the Philippines’ Heritage Buildings
Manila Central Post Office (PHLPost)
Footages from Postal Heritage Walking Tour August 2012

The Manila Central Post Office commonly called PHLPost (Philippine postal system) has a remarkable 250 years history. It was first established in Manila during 1767. Later in 1779, Spain managed the postal office serving the entire Philippine archipelago. “Manila became known as a leading center of postal services within Asia.” Postal services during the Emilio Aguinaldo regime have long served the Filipinos.

Postal Heritage Walking Tour

Postal Heritage Walking Tour with Rence Chan of Walk with Chan

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POSTAL HERITAGE WALKING TOUR: A Dose of Philippines’ History

Postal Heritage Walking Tour
Photowalk with Filipinas Stamp Collector’s Club

Manila Central Post Office, August 19, 2012.¬†Feel the vibe of old Manila through Postal Heritage Walking Tour organized by Filipinas Stamp Collector’s Club, front headed by Mr. Lawrence Chan, a vocal Filipino heritage advocate, philatelist and flower hobbyist. Chan’s extensive rundown of cultural traditions, historical buildings and places, icons and unspoiled history of Manila made a name for himself and the rest of his Postal Heritage Walking Tour – something that you have to explore and later on pass to your great grandchildren.

Postal Heritage Walking Tour

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