Valenzuela City 398th Foundation Day
A view of the 400-year-old belfry of the San Diego de Alcala Parish from Polo Park. The old historic town of Polo and its surrounding areas vital to the history of Valenzuela are undergoing restoration and conservation efforts as the city nears its 400th Founding Anniversary in 2023. (Public Information Office)

Road to 400: Valenzuela City Marks 398th Foundation Day

When a once-rural town known for its vast fields with people living from the bounties of the rivers was declared as an independent town called “Polo” on November 12, 1623,