Baclaran

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This article is about the barangay in Parañaque City. For other uses, see Baclaran (disambiguation).

Baclaran is a barangay (neighborhood district) located in northern area of the City of Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines. It is also known to be located at the borders of the cities of Parañaque and Pasay.

The area is well known for the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help also known as the Redemptorist Church or Baclaran Church, dedicated to Our Mother of Perpetual Help. There was also once Muslim mosque, the Baclaran Mosque, now demolished by the City of Pasay. Baclaran is known for its children and youth membership to the Rondalla which won in NAMCYA way back 1996 and the Drum and Lyre Band.

It is also has a number of flea markets (tiangges), selling everything from clothes and electronics to home decorations and traditional medicine.

Transportation[edit]

Located near the intersection of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) and Roxas Boulevard, Baclaran is a major transportation hub and transfer point. The Baclaran LRT Station is the southern terminal station of the Manila Light Rail Transit System's Yellow Line (LRT Line 1). Many bus and jeepney routes pass through Baclaran or have it as their end destination, especially transportation to and from the province of Cavite to the south. Wednesdays are generally busier as novena devotees come to pray at the Baclaran Church.

Cycle rickshaws can also be used to navigate the interior streets.

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