HOMES OF THE SENATE

The Senate of the Philippines, the upper chamber of the Legislature, has had several “homes” throughout its history spanning more than 100 years.

(Reference: "Homes of the Senate of the Philippines," www.officialgazette.gov.ph)

1916

Goldenberg Mansion,

Inaugural Session of the Senate 

On October 16, 1916, the First Session of the first Philippine Senate was held in this mansion.

 

PARLIAMENTARY BUILDINGS

AROUND THE WORLD

Parliaments across the world are housed in famous buildings which serve as iconic landmarks with historic roots and impressive architecture.

The US Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

is an architectural art piece completed in 1800. It was inspired by the Louvre and the Paris Pantheon. This building, which houses the United States Congress, is known as one of the most magnificent Parliament buildings in the world since the time it was erected.

photo c/o www.aoc.gov