It was my first time to visit the place. I was with friends and collegues who were hospitable enough to tour us around the city. When we arrived there, it was like stepping on holy grounds. Such majestic statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary that stood in the center. People offering prayers and taking pictures of the place gave me... 更多
A reflection of the country's culture and heritage, Fort Pilar is a must-visit for both tourists and locals. According to legend the Virgin once protected locals from a storm.
If your in Zamboanga, never fail to visit this archeological and religious heritage that dates back to the Spanish era. It transforms you to experience the great engineering design that keeps the Spanish at their feet and out of danger. You will be in awe just to see religious catholic pilgrims all over pay tribute and homage to the Lady... 更多
Came to this place to have solitude. Lit some candles & offered prayers. It is good how they have maintained this place clean & intact. A reminder of the rich Spanish heritage.
Fort Pilar is an interesting place because of its history. Ask any resident of the city about the number one place to go to and it's always Fort Pilar. There are also stories about it being magically unscathed during the siege which happened just recently in the city when a group of armed forces tried to take over the city.... 更多
This place is probably the most memorable church for the entire family (being a Zamboangueña) if someone is celebrating his r her birthday, we usually go Fort Pilar to light candles and say our prayers. It's also closer to where we used to live so it has always been our top choice for Sunday Mass. I loved how they re-invented... 更多