Salakot Chapel

SALAKOT CHAPEL

The “Salakot” inspired ecumenical Chapel is by Architect Eliseo Tenza Jr. Salakot is a traditional wide-brimmed hat, a common symbol for Filipino identity. It is often portrayed as the hat worn by Juan Dela Cruz, the symbol of the collective Filipino psyche. The custom of embellishing this Filipino headgear developed as a practice during the Spanish Regime.