iloilo heritage building UPV library Iloilo City Municipal Hall

The main building of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) – Iloilo City Campus dates back to the 1930s. The structure was designed by Arch. Juan Arellano, in collaboration with Italian Painter, Francesco Riccardo Monti, who made the magnificent sculptures that adorn the building’s facade.

The building formerly served as the Iloilo Municipal Hall during the American occupational period. In 1947, it was donated to the University of the Philippines by the city government under the leadership of Mayor Fernando Lopez. The UP College Iloilo was established soon after.

How to Get There

UPV – Iloilo City Campus is located on the corner of General Luna and Infante street in Iloilo City Proper. It is easily reached by taxi and jeepney commute. You may take these jeepney routes to get there: City Proper, Villa Arevalo, Leganes, SM Mandurriao, Molo Mandurriao, Calumpang, and Baluarte.

iloilo heritage building UPV library Iloilo City Municipal Hall

iloilo heritage building UPV library Iloilo City Municipal Hall

The main building of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) – Iloilo City Campus dates back to the 1930s. The structure was designed by Arch. Juan Arellano, in collaboration with Italian Painter, Francesco Riccardo Monti, who made the magnificent sculptures that adorn the building’s facade.

The building formerly served as the Iloilo Municipal Hall during the American occupational period. In 1947, it was donated to the University of the Philippines by the city government under the leadership of Mayor Fernando Lopez. The UP College Iloilo was established soon after.

How to Get There

UPV – Iloilo City Campus is located on the corner of General Luna and Infante street in Iloilo City Proper. It is easily reached by taxi and jeepney commute. You may take these jeepney routes to get there: City Proper, Villa Arevalo, Leganes, SM Mandurriao, Molo Mandurriao, Calumpang, and Baluarte.

iloilo heritage building UPV library Iloilo City Municipal Hall