(Photo courtesy of Quiapo Church Facebook page)

MANILA – The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, commonly known as the Quiapo Church, on Thursday released the route for the motorcade and parade of the image of the Black Nazarene on Good Friday.

The religious event will start at 12:01 a.m.

Earlier, organizers assured that security personnel has been deployed since the start of the Holy Week on April 2, Palm Sunday, to ensure the safety of those who will visit the basilica and attend all the activities for the annual observance.

The route for the motorcade and parade is as follows: from Plaza Miranda-Villalobos, turn right —Carlos Palanca, right - Plaza Lacson, right - Carriedo, left - Evangelista, right - Gonzalo Puyat, right - Quezon Boulevard, left - (under) Palanca, left - Quezon Blvd., right - Arlegui, left - Legarda, left - Conception Aguila, right - Carcer.

Also, right - Hidalgo, left - Bilibid Viejo / G. Puyat, left - Guzman, right - Hidalgo, left - Quezon Blvd., right - (under) Palanca, right - Villalobos, Plaza Miranda / Quiapo Church.

The Quiapo Church also reminded those who will participate in the event to observe health protocols.

In-person religious activities have been allowed for this year's Holy Week observance as the government eased restrictions amid an improving Covid-19 situation in the country. (PNA)