There is so much history to be appreciated here. Once you enter, I recommend heading to the left to watch a brief historical video about the place. There is a little cafe there as well if you need a drink or snack. You can avail...More
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If you're into history and want some real background on Philippines, this is the place to go. The walled city with its Spanish colonial architecture and cobbled streets is a world away from the clogged packed streets of Manila. Take a horse drawn carriage ride...More
We first visited the cathedral. While it is big and spectacular, it is quite new. I think there were seven previous cathedrals on the site, most which were felled by earthquakes - acts of God! Without a map, we stumbled across Casa Manila. There is...More
Easy to get to by taxi. You can hail a taxi to get back t This is Spanish Manila existed. Visit Manila House, worth it . Nice shops and restaurants around Manila House. Do not take the bycicle tours nor wonder off the side streets....More
A great place to learn of the history of the Philippines and the problems the locals had to overcome to be where they are today. Sad treatment of the people
You want to see a little bit of europe while in Metro Manila? That's the place to go. Spanish architecture within the fort walls!!! No to be missed.
if only the government do something for the place to maintain it. There are many informal settlers which can be an eye sore, old wasted buildings and tri-bikes who charges like they are robbing their passengers.....oh yes if you do tour around better walk.....
I enjoyed my time away from hectic Manila and Quezon cities, while being there for official purpose. Nice cathedral and small alleys and stores.
Intramuros, like a lot of historic areas in the Philippines, is a place that has a lot of potential. Every time my husband and I drive past the old structures, we feel a little sad and we talk about so many things that can be...More