Malolos, Bulacan is most-known for being the site of the constitutional convention of 1898, known as the Malolos Convention (which led to the establishment of the First Philippine Republic). According to history, Malolos gave birth to the first constitutional republic in Asia. It is also the capital of Bulacan.
It is also known as the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish. It is dubbed as the Cradle of Democracy in the East and is considered as the most important religious building in the Philippines. It is the site of the First Philippine Republic. The convent of the Malolos Cathedral served as the presidential palace at that time.
Museo ng Republika ng 1899
The Barasoain Church Historical Landmark is composed of the church and the adjoining convent. The Museo ng Republika ng 1899, housed in the historical landmark, has five galleries namely that presents the Malolos Congress and Philippine Constitution.
It is also known as the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. It is also one of the historical churches in the Philippines. The Cathedral is the ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of the Diocese of Malolos.
Malolos City Hall
Just across the Cathedral is the city hall of Malolos.
What makes the heritage city of Malolos stand out is its glorious past and its historical importance. It is such a huge part of the country’s history as many patriots and heroes of our past has links to the city. Just an hour away from Metro Manila, Malolos, Bulacan is a must-visit for history buffs and weekend adventurers alike.