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Tondo: The story of Manila
Tondo: The story of Manila's largest slum
::2014/09/10::
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Drive Trip!! Philippines - Tondo Manila
Drive Trip!! Philippines - Tondo Manila
::2014/05/07::
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Life in Tondo トンドの生活
Life in Tondo トンドの生活
::2012/05/07::
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Life in Tondo Slums, Manila, Philippines
Life in Tondo Slums, Manila, Philippines
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Hari ng Tondo - Gloc 9 ft. Denise (Manila Kingpin, The Asiong Salonga Story)
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::2011/12/08::
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SUNOG SUMIKLAB SA BRGY.123 TONDO MANILA-part 2 /03/23/2014
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::2014/03/22::
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NTG: 5 katao, patay sa sunog sa Tondo, Manila
NTG: 5 katao, patay sa sunog sa Tondo, Manila
::2014/06/02::
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My Move to Tondo, Manila - Smokey Mountain Area
My Move to Tondo, Manila - Smokey Mountain Area
::2012/11/23::
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Snake caught in Tondo, Manila
Snake caught in Tondo, Manila
::2014/10/21::
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BP: Pamamaril ng isang lalaki sa Tondo, Manila, nakunan ng CCTV
BP: Pamamaril ng isang lalaki sa Tondo, Manila, nakunan ng CCTV
::2013/10/02::
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DOUGIE BATTLE in P. Guevarra Tondo, Manila
DOUGIE BATTLE in P. Guevarra Tondo, Manila
::2011/12/31::
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The Streets of Tondo, Manila
The Streets of Tondo, Manila
::2013/12/27::
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Visit to Smokey Mountain, Tondo, Manila, Philippines
Visit to Smokey Mountain, Tondo, Manila, Philippines
::2013/03/21::
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"Rap in Tondo 2" in Manila & Davao, Philippines
"Rap in Tondo 2" in Manila & Davao, Philippines
::2011/07/28::
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Juan for All, All for Juan - Brgy. 176 Zone 15, Tondo, Manila - Eat Bulaga
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downtown Tondo, Manila トンド、マニラ 街の様子
downtown Tondo, Manila トンド、マニラ 街の様子
::2011/08/14::
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Frat war eyed in Tondo shooting
Frat war eyed in Tondo shooting
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Ligtasan part 3 ( gate 19 ,gate 62 ,gate 64 ) - Laro sa kaLsada ng paroLa ,tondo
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::2013/08/11::
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Ulingan Charcoal Factory, Tondo, Manila.
Ulingan Charcoal Factory, Tondo, Manila.
::2012/07/24::
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TRIBU Behind-the-scenes #5
TRIBU Behind-the-scenes #5
::2007/07/05::
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Barangay Superstar - Brgy. 176 Zone 15, Tondo, Manila - Eat Bulaga
Barangay Superstar - Brgy. 176 Zone 15, Tondo, Manila - Eat Bulaga
::2014/09/14::
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Hari ng Tondo (Official Music Video)  by Gloc-9 feat. Denise Barbacena
Hari ng Tondo (Official Music Video) by Gloc-9 feat. Denise Barbacena
::2011/12/28::
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BT: Holdaper sa Tondo, Manila, bugbog sarado sa taumbayan
BT: Holdaper sa Tondo, Manila, bugbog sarado sa taumbayan
::2012/06/19::
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For street children in Tondo, Manila, Philippines ( when you believe )
For street children in Tondo, Manila, Philippines ( when you believe )
::2009/09/27::
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Motorcycle accident in Tondo,Manila
Motorcycle accident in Tondo,Manila
::2014/08/31::
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Lando Massacre - WCSXIII
Lando Massacre - WCSXIII
::2012/09/03::
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Demolition Part 2 Prudencia Tondo Manila
Demolition Part 2 Prudencia Tondo Manila
::2012/04/21::
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Decomposing body found in tondo manila
Decomposing body found in tondo manila
::2014/05/01::
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Tondo Boxing Rustico Torrecampo Vs Warley
Tondo Boxing Rustico Torrecampo Vs Warley
::2012/01/16::
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Blaze guts 140 houses in Tondo, Manila
Blaze guts 140 houses in Tondo, Manila
::2014/07/26::
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NAME'S GOING WILD @ WAGAS ST. TONDO MANILA APRIL. 27, 2014 CHAMPION
::2014/04/30::
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NEWSREEL: Road 10 residents in Tondo, Manila stormed DPWH & City Hall to protest vs demolition
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HARI NG TONDO
HARI NG TONDO
::2011/12/27::
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Fiesta Viva Sto. Nino, 2014, Tondo, Manila
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::2012/10/27::
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MS.GODDESS 2012 (TONDO MANILA)(SWIMSUIT COMPETITION)
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Michael Fon @ NEW REPUBLIC  Reymond, Owel "Dance Contest"  Tondo,Manila
Michael Fon @ NEW REPUBLIC Reymond, Owel "Dance Contest" Tondo,Manila
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SK DAGUPAN TONDO MANILA
SK DAGUPAN TONDO MANILA
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JUAN FOR ALL : 116, zone 9, TONDO, MANILA # 1
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David BALONDO Ng Tondo (1990) Ramon Revilla Sr. / FULL MOViE
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HAPPYLAND (Movie Trailer)
HAPPYLAND (Movie Trailer)
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Sunog sa brgy,91 zone 8 pritil Tondo maynila.(Metro Manila Philippines)
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Gloc 9 - Hari ng Tondo ft. Denise (Asiong Salonga Manila Kingpin)
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Sunog at Fernandez II Raxabago Tondo,Manila
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Dougie Batlle At Coral ST Dagupan Tondo Manila
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JUAN FOR ALL : zone 20, TONDO, MANILA    # 1
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DOUGIE BATTLE in Rivera St. Tondo, Manila Part 1
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Names Going Wild in Solis St. Tondo Manila Champion May. 18, 2013
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SHOOT OUT TONDO MANILA GNN 3
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Hari ng Tondo (Manila Kingpin)
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Tondo
Map of the Manila showing the location of Binondo
City Manila
Congressmen Benjamin Asilo
Carlo Lopez
Population (2007) 630,604
– Density 69,297 per km²
Area 9.10 km²
Barangays 259
Cong. Districts 1st to 2nd Districts

Tondo is one of the sixteen areas of Manila, Philippines. The locale has existed prior to the arrival of the Spaniards, referred to as "Tundun" on the Laguna Copperplate Inscription. One of the most densely populated areas of land in the world[citation needed], Tondo is located in the northwest portion of the city and is primarily residential-industrial in nature. Tondo is known for being one of the poorest and most underdeveloped areas of the country. Many of the city's slums are found in this area. It is the birthplace of former president Joseph Estrada, King Of Comedy Dolphy, actress and comedian Angelica Panganiban, businessman and politician Manuel Villar, Manila mayor and Gatpuno Antonio Villegas, and Andres Bonifacio, the instigator of the Philippine Revolution and leader of the Katipuneros.

History[edit]

Kingdom of Tondo[edit]

Laguna Copperplate Inscription (c. 900 AD)
Main article: Kingdom of Tondo

The former region of Tondo is over eleven hundred years old. Historically, Tondo already existed in the year 900 AD according to the Laguna Copperplate Inscription,[1] a legal document written in Kawi now housed in the National Museum of the Philippines. According to this document, Tondo was ruled by person called Jayadeva who holds the Sanskrit title Senapati or "admiral".

Tondo was ruled by a line of Lakan until the Spanish conquest.

Colonial period[edit]

After the Spaniards conquered the City in 1571 AD, Tondo was initially included in the creation of the Province of Pampanga, the first colonial province carved out of the former ancient state. In census conducted by Miguel de Loarca in 1583 AD, Tondo was reported to have spoken the same language as the natives of the province of Pampanga.[2] Institute of National Language commissioner Jose Villa Panganiban once wrote that the dividing line between Kapampangan and Tagalog was the Pasig River, and that Tondo therefore originally spoke Kapampangan.[3] Tondo eventually became a separate province in the later half of the Spanish colonial era.

Tondo was one of the first provinces to declare rebellion against Spain in year 1896. In 1911, under the American colonial regime, there was a major reorganization of political divisions, and the province of Tondo was dissolved, and its towns given to the provinces of Rizal and Bulacan. Today, Tondo just exists as a district in the City of Manila.

Characteristics[edit]

  • A densely populated district
    • It has a land area of 5.64 km². with a population of 407,330 (2007); 72,222 persons per km².
    • East Tondo, commonly known as Gagalangin, has a land area of 3.46 km². with a population of 223,274 (2007); 64,530 persons per km².
    • average residential population density: 69,297 persons per km².
    • The 6th administrative district which covers the 4 districts of Sta. Ana, Sta. Mesa, Pandacan, San Miguel has a total land area of 5.48 km². with a total population of 259,157 (2007); 47,291 persons per km².
  • It is the location of a notorious and now closed landfill called Smokey Mountain.
  • The Divisoria area, also located in Tondo, is a major business center and shopping area where dry goods, kitchen utensils, vegetables and fruits, shoes, clothing, coffee, candles, candies, fishing equipment etc., can be brought—wholesale or retail. Shoe Mart once had a small store here, as well as being the home of Yangco Market, which sells dry goods; the Divisoria Public Market, now rebuilt; and the new 168 Shopping Mall. Ambulant vendors frequent its major and minor streets.
  • It once was the location of the major Procter and Gamble plant in the Philippines at Vitas Street—now closed and dismantled.
  • The main terminal of the Philippine National Railways is located at the Tutuban district, which is close to the birthplace of Andres Bonifacio. This is now converted to a mall (Tutuban Center).
  • West of the district lies the major inter-island port of Manila, North Harbor, and the Manila Container Port.
  • The slaughterhouse (matadero) of the Manila City Government is located also at Vitas Street.
  • Every third Sunday of January, the Feast of the Sto. Niño of Manila (the Infant Jesus) is celebrated by a procession early in the morning from Tondo Church and winding down its narrow streets punctuated by fireworks.
  • The LRT Line 1 has 5 stations in the Tondo area, namely: Abad Santos, Tayuman, Blumentritt, Bambang and R. Papa.
  • It is the Location of Largest Common Locale of Iglesia ni Cristo which is the 6000 seater INC Tondo Locale Chapel at Juan Luna st. cor. Moriones Road.

Lakbayaw Festival[edit]

On the third Sunday of January, the Sto. Niño festivals began in various parts of the country, particularly in Tondo, Manila. Its parish priest Fr. Enrique Santos, of the Sto. Niño Parish, said the celebrations of 2008 started "with the traditional procession of devotees dancing on the street while carrying images of the Child Jesus; a pagoda carrying an old image of Sto. Niño from Spain will lead the parade with 20 smaller boats accompanying it; the parish in Tondo houses the image of Sto. Niño made of ivory that was brought to the country by Augustinian priests from Acapulco, Mexico in the late 1570s."[4]

Notable Personalities/Celebrities/Politicians born and raised in Tondo[edit]

Hospitals[edit]

  • Tondo General Hospital
  • Mary Johnston Hospital
  • Gat. Andres Bonifacio Hospital
  • Metropolitan Hospital
  • Ospital ng Tondo
  • Amisola Maternity Hospital (Hermosa Street, Manuguit, Tondo)
  • Santa Rita College Hospital (T.Earnshaw Street, Gagalangin Tondo)
  • Jose Hospital

Malls, Supermarkets and Public Markets[edit]

  • Tutuban Cluster Bldg.
  • Robinson's Tutuban
  • Tutuban Centermall
  • SM Hypermarket Road 10, Tondo
  • PureGold Tayuman
  • Pritil Public Market
  • Puregold Divisoria
  • Obrero Market (Blumetritt)
  • Abucay Market (Hermosa Street, Manuguit Tondo)
  • Gagalangin Public Market (Pampanga Street, Gagagalangin)
  • 168 Shopping Center (Divisoria)
  • Divisoria Mall
  • North Bay Shopping Center (Honorio Lopez Blvd. Gagalangin, Tondo Manila)
  • Bambang Market
  • Yangco Market
  • San Roque SuperMarket

Landmarks[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

Tondo is the backdrop for the independent movie Tribu, which shows street life and gang life from an impoverished boy's point of view.

Photos[edit]

References[edit]

  • Gaspar de San Agustin, Conquistas de las Islas Filipinas 1565-1615, Translated by Luis Antonio Mañeru, 1st bilingual ed [Spanish and English], published by Pedro Galende, OSA: Intramuros, Manila, 1998
  • Henson, Mariano A. 1965. The Province of Pampanga and Its Towns: A.D. 1300-1965. 4th ed. revised. Angeles City: By the author.
  • Loarca, Miguel de. 1582. Relacion de las Yslas Filipinas. Blair and Robertson vol. 5 page 87:
  • Panganiban, J.V. 1972. Diksyunaryo-Tesauro Pilipino-Ingles. Quezon City: Manlapaz Publishing Co.
  • Mallat, Jean, Les Philippines: Histoire, Geographie, Moeurs, Agriculture, Idustrie, Commerce des colonies Espagnoles dans l'Océanie, Paris: Arthus Bertrand, Libraire de la Société de Géographie, 1846
  • Santiago, Luciano P.R., The Houses of Lakandula, Matanda, and Soliman [1571-1898]: Genealogy and Group Identity, Philippine Quarterly of Culture and Society 18 [1990]
  • Scott, William Henry, Barangay: Sixteenth-Century Philippine Culture and Society, Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1994
  • Scott, William Henry, Prehispanic Source Materials for the Study of Philippine History, Quezon City: New Day Publishers, 1984

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Coordinates: 14°37′01″N 120°58′01″E / 14.617°N 120.967°E / 14.617; 120.967

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