Learning Resources


Descendants’ Stories

Manila in 9000 Steps

By Celine Mallari

A walking tour of Manila reminds us of the true beauty of the country’s neglected capital

A Matter of Roots

By Carrie Nakpil

Growing up of mixed-race parentage, I never grasped what it meant to be Filipino

Juan F. Nakpil, Artist and Filipino

In commemoration of the 111th anniversary of Arch. Juan Nakpil’s birth ​

By Architect Francisco Nakpil and Karen Nakpil Tañada

Petrona Nakpil and Women Artists of Quiapo - 1900

Feature Articles

“Sounds Familiar"

(The Philippine Star) – December 30, 2019

”Bukas Quiapo: New tour of Quiapo district showcases Manila’s forgotten gems”


“Architectural and Historical Attraction of Bahay Nakpil-Bautista”

“Bahay Nakpil Bautista’s centennial year”

(The Manila Standard)

"3 Instagrammable spots in Manila no one knows about

(Hidden Cities: Manila)

“Bahay Nakpil-Bautista* - National Registry of Historic Sites ..., “

“Quiapo as a tourist spot? Full bookings surprise travel group”

Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 18, 2018

“Myths and miracles of the Nazareno de Quiapo”

Audrey B. Morallo, Lito B. Zulueta,  Philippine Daily Inquire, January 08, 2018


Heritage Preservation

Watch and Listen - A Selection

A special VIDEO narration and presentation by FERNANDO N. ZIALCITA, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ateneo de Manila University.
Watch on Facekook:

Ang Pambansang Komisyong Pangkasaysayan ng Pilipinas at ang Bahay Nakpil-Bautista ay nagdaos ng isang webinar tungkol sa buhay at musika ni Julio Nakpil noong ika-2 ng Nobyembre 2021, sa ganap na 10 ng umaga.

Panoorin dito

Julio Nakpil: Ang Pagsama niya kay Andres Bonifacio, 2 November 1896 at Ang Kanyang Kamatayan, 2 November 1960

Video, Xiao Time sa Project Vinta

Ang Makasaysayang Mag-Ama na Sina Julio at Juan Nakpil

Xiao Chua sa Ako ay Pilipino

Bayan ni Giliw – A Julio Nakpil Music Project
Funded by the CHED-NCCA SALIKHA Creative Grrants and the UST Research Center for Culture, Arts and Humanities (RCCAH)

Documentary, directed by Architect Gerard Lico. narrated by Betsy Enriquez, produced by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts

Angel E. Nakpil in ‘Arkitekturang Filipino 5: Architecture for the New Nation’

Short documentary, written and directed by Architect Gerard Lico, in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts

Gregoria de Jesus: Lakanbini ng Katipunan

Short Film, produced by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines,

Pagpaslang kay Supremo Andres Bonifacio

Xiao Chua sa Ako ay Pilipino

Kasaysayan ng Lahi

Video, Xiao Chua

Documentary Manila in the 1930s - YouTube by The Expats Report
Ang Ebolusyon ng Kabayanihan ng Lahing Dakila

Xiao Chua sa Ako ay Pilipino

Documentary, Peque Gallaga, Producer, funded by the National Commission on Culture and the Arts


Recommended Reading

Recommended Links

 “The Light of Liberty, Document and Studies on the Katipunan, 1892 – 1897”, Jim Richardson

“Julio Nakpil and the Philippine Revolution with the Autobiography of Gregoria de Jesus”, edited by Encarnacion Alzona

“Quiapo: Heart of Manila”, edited by Dr. Fernando N. Zialcita, PhD

“Manila, My Manila”, by Nick Joaquin

“The XIAO TIME Philippine History Index by Xiao Chua”

#NgayongArawSaKasaysayan, National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP)