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The mighty and industrial beams and the expressive and nostalgic Art Deco railings make up this bridge. Pedestrians might dismiss them as commonplace and normal but these tell the historical narrative which accompanies the building of the bridge.

Photo by I.R. Arenas

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The mighty Quezon Bridge has been straddling the Pasig River, connecting Quiapo and Ermita districts, since 1939. It replaced the suspension bridge Puente Colgante built in 1852. Here is a trivia: Quiapo (kiyapò) is named after a water plant, while Ermita means hermitage.

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Photo by I.R. Arenas