Cruceiro (HMGSM)

Location: Manila, NCR 19602 Berks County
Country: Philippines

N 14° 35.64', E 120° 58.51'

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The Cruceiro or wayside stone across is an expression of a truly popular devotion of the Christian in the autonomous region of Galicia in northwestern Spain. It is a symbol of divine protection and place of prayer. It guides the pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela. Site of the remains of the Santiago Apostol (Saint James the Apostle), patron saint of Galicia, Spain. The Cruceiro is believed to protect its surrounding area, sanctify the roads leading to and coming from it, and serve as a peaceful point of gatherings associated with Religious events, like processions or pilgrimages.

The Cruceiro is the first in Asia, a donation to the proud capital of the Philippines, the city of Manila, during the administration of Mayor Jose L. Atienza Jr., by the president of Centro Gallego de Filipinas, on the occasion of the 431st araw ng Maynila Celebration, this 23rd of June 2002.
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 5:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)51P E 281870 N 1614392
Decimal Degrees14.59400000, 120.97516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 35.64', E 120° 58.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 35' 38.40" N, 120° 58' 30.60" E
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1151-1185 Magallanes Drive, Manila NCR 19602, PH
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