IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe bets visit Intramuros, Rizal Park | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

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Miss Universe candidates take a groupie at the Rizal Monument during a visit to the national shrine on Monday. Accompanying them is Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo. INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE
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Miss Universe candidates take a groupie at the Rizal Monument during a visit to the national shrine on Monday. Accompanying them is Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo.
INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

After their visit to Siargao Island last weekend, 11 candidates of the upcoming Miss Universe pageant on Monday toured two famous tourist attractions in Manila.

The candidates—representatives from Korea, Japan, Philippines, USA, New Zealand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, China, and Vietnam—paid a visit to the walled city of Intramuros and Rizal Park.

The Department of Tourism (DOT) said the beauty queens went to the Lights and Sound Museum, tried Filipino delicacies like bibingka and puto bumbong, and rode the traditional kalesa or horse-drawn carriage, and witnessed regional performances in Intramuros.

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Miss Philippines Maxine Medina and Ms. Vietnam try out the kalesa during a visit at the walled city on Monday, December 12, 2016. Accompanying them is Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo.
INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

 

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PHOTO FROM DOT

 

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Miss Universe candidates try out some local street food during a visit at the walled city Intramuros on Monday, December 12, 2016. Accompanying them is Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo.
INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE
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PHOTO FROM DOT

“The Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomes the first batch of Ms. Universe 2016 candidates. And this is just a preview of what is to come for the world to see. As we showcase the beauty of our beloved country, the Philippines, it is also important for us make sure to accord them with Filipino hospitality,” said Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo.

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Miss Universe candidates visit the walled city Intramuros riding a tramvia on Monday, December 12, 2016. Accompanying them is Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo.
INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

 

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Miss Universe candidates visit the light and sound museum at the walled city Intramuros on Monday, December 12, 2016. Accompanying them is Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo.
INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

 

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Miss Universe candidates visited different tourist attractions in Manila. PHOTO FROM DOT

 

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PHOTO FROM DOT

The candidates also paid their respects to national hero Jose Rizal in a wreath-laying ceremony in Luneta.

 

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Miss Universe candidates visit the Rizal Monument on Monday. Accompanying them is Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo.
INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

The Miss Universe coronation night will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Jan. 30, 2017. YG/CDG

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