Taguig is situated at the northwestern shore of Laguna de Bay at the upper mouth of the Pasig River. It is also known as Napindan Channel, through which Laguna drains its flood. From a flourishing fishing community along the shores of Laguna de Bay, Taguig is now an important residential and industrial city of Manila. A great number of interesting places can be found in the city of Taguig, a few to mention are: Dambana ng Kawayan, a century old church with altar, wall sidings, ceiling and benches that are made of pure, native bamboo; Archdiocesan Shrine of St. Anne, built by Augustinian Friars in 1587, it is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines; Simborio (catacomb), lying at the center of Sta. Ana Catholic Cemetery, this structure was built during Spanish era, and has a diameter of 12 meters; the Parola, built in the 17th century, this secret rendezvous point of the Katipunan is located at the mouth of Napindan Channel where the Pasig River crosses with Laguna de Bay; and Fort Bonifacio Global City, a 440 Global City provides facilities for distribution of water and recycled wastewater within the city. It is a quiet residential paradise with areas destined for international educational tourism. It has community parks, botanical gardens, showcasing the country’s flora and fauna. There are also classy shopping centers and restaurant galore for world class shopping.