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Bonifacio Dr & Padre Burgos St, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Private Half-Day Manila City Tour
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Manila Old and New: Sightseeing Tour Including Intramuros and Fort Santiago
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Intramuros, "The Walled City," is the oldest district in Manila. This is what remains of the fortified city, which was the seat of power during Spanish Colonial times (1521-1898).
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bonifacio Dr & Padre Burgos St, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 25 August 2016

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

Thank Roserambler1
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Rillakuma_in_space
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Feels like you went back from the time of Spanish Era. It turns out the weather is good. Beware of riding of kalesas. Tho they have this per rate 250php for 30 mins :)

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

Thank guillermobolanos
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

Thank Dr. Nizam M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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.

Thank Tal2
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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.....

Thank aki0618
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I enjoyed my time away from hectic Manila and Quezon cities, while being there for official purpose. Nice cathedral and small alleys and stores.

Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Alegria05
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It is generally safe. The incident at Resorts World was a robbery according to offica reports from police and Resorts World Management. Don't forget to register with your embassy for easy contact in case of any untoward... More
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Response from Dean S | Reviewed this property |
Manila is so different from Mindanao they might as well be different countries. The martial law has been declared only in Mindanao. The region has been dealing with terrorists and communist insurgents for decades but apart... More