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Mt. Samat shrine in Bataan seen from GMA Network building


GMA News anchor Raffy Tima captured photos of the Mt. Samat National Shrine from the GMA Network building in Quezon City.

Thanks to clear skies, the Dambana ng Kagitingan located in Pilar, Bataan is visible roughly 50 kilometers across the Manila Bay.

"When you see it," Tima said in his Facebook post. "Mount Samat and the 1,821 feet Memorial Cross of the Mt. Samat Shrine in Bataan as seen from the GMA Network Bldg. in Quezon City across the expanse of Manila Bay."

The Mt. Samat National Shrine was built to honor the Filipino and American soldiers who fought the Japanese in World War II.

As of this writing, the photos have over 9,000 shares and 9,000 reactions as netizens marveled at the view.

As the air quality in Metro Manila improves due to the enhanced community quarantine, sights in the surrounding provinces can be seen clearly for the first time in many years.

On Wednesday, photos of a portion of the Sierra Madre mountain range taken from Pasig City went viral on social media. --MGP, GMA News

 

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