Bautista-Uytangcoy House in Malolos

Bautista-Uytangcoy Mansion Malolos Santo Nino Street Residence House History Ministry Interiors First Philippine Republic Secretaria Fomento Architecture Layout Map Museum Visit Construction Style The Bautista-Uytangcoy Mansion is located along Santo Niño Street in Malolos, Bulacan Province. Adjacent to the Adriano House, The Bautista-Uytangcoy residence used to house the Ministry of Interiors during the First Philippine Republic, It was the Secretaria de Fomento and home of Don Antonio Bautista, Aguinaldo’s Secretary of the Interior. It is ornately sculpted Neo-Classic touches and was built in the 1850s and renovated in 1877 in the French Art Nouveau style. The Bautista-Uytangcoy House contains heirloom memorabilia including the original KKK flag and here. Jose Rizal and Marcelo H. del Pilar spoke to the 21 women of Malolos on June 27, 1892.

Upon entrance to the grand old mansion, visitors are ushered in to the wooden staircase leading up to the spacious sala, where furniture is displayed. Etched with bone inlay designs popular to the Central Luzon region, the locally sourced furniture was not part of the original mansion. There are crystal chandeliers—more than ten of them—and paintings of artists including Amorsolo, Hidalgo and Guerrero. In a small room lies the family’s prized collection of life-size religious statues placed on carrozas for the town’s annual Lenten procession.

 

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