Saturday, October 26, 2013


Zamboanga City Hall is a real historical landmark of Zamboanga City considering that it is already a century old.
Zamboanga City Hall - The construction of this building started in 1905 and was completed in 1907 by the Federal Government of the United States for the then American Governors of the area which included: Leonard 0. Wood, Tasker H. Bliss, Ralph W. Hoyt, and Gen. John Pershing of World War I fame. Today, this serves as the City Hall of Zamboanga City where the Mayor holds office.
in 2011
in June 2009
The Zamboanga City Hall is a focal point of the City and during the Christmas season, although, that is still a few months away, this is where family and friends gather ...
...because of the festive air with all the beautiful lights of the City hall itself and also in the adjacent plazas.
Just wanted to capture the perfect moment with less than perfect shots...
2008. The Zamboanga City Hall is now more colorful this Christmas.
Embellishing the century-old City Hall has improved a lot over the years... the lights are brighter and the colors more varied.
They may have spent more, but I think they also made a lot of people happier -- young and old... from ZC and visitors, too.
There is snow in Zamboanga City!
The lights really attracted everyone...and these white flakes you see are not artifacts/specks of the picture but "snow".
How everyone wanted to see the "snow"!
And young and old alike were just excited about it.
Yippeeee!!! We it here!
with the Gazebo in Plaza Pershing at the backdrop 
And the surrounding plazas were also brightly adorned with the neon-lit Plaza Pershing and the meaningful Belen in Plaza Rizal.
The entrance to Plaza Pershing and the gazebo all add up to the Christmas-y air! And of course, the giant Christmas tree inside!
the brightly lit gazebo in Plaza Pershing
 The Nativity Scene in Plaza Rizal is also as attractive and eye-catching! 
the tableau of the nativity in Plaza Rizal near ZC City Hall
A friend commented, that he didn't see this in Cebu that the Zamboanga City Hall area was so beautifully lighted for Christmas.
Since ZC is a smaller city, we are so happy to see Christmas in the air in the heart of our City. 
I hope this year's ZC City Hall lights would be as bright! 

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