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Fort Santiago is located in the Intramuros area and provides a birds' eyeview of Old Manila during the Spanish and American times. More importantly, it offers a glimpse into the last days of Rizal - his imprisonment, the last poem that he wrote and his...More
This fort is located in the old part of Metro Manila beside the ruins there is also quite an interesting museum about José Rizal who played an important role in the Philippines history. The site gets crowded quite fast so make sure to visit it...More
I was grateful I went here, but there really is not a lot to see. The entrance gate is impressive, but not much to see after that. The walls of the fort are also great and they have tried to include some history of the...More
It was an experienced of that rainy cold day with my foreign friend. I got to tour him around Fort Santiago and Intramuros area. The feeling of going back to history and that old era of spanish. The fashion of vintage clothes during those time...More
Fort Santiago is pretty impressive. You can walk around the area to get a sense of what it must have been like during Spanish colonial rule. Baluarte de Santa Barbara is worth visiting and climbing all the way up to get a nice view of...More
For 50 dollars US you can hire a carriage pulled by a white horse around intramuros. The carriage can take 5 people and can hop on and off to visit Manila Cathedral, the various gates and the photo display of all the Presidents. It takes...More
This fort was very memorable and stretched out quite a bit. I liked that there was such a natural feel to this place and it was very spacious and not too busy. This is a good attraction when you visit Manila and it was not...More
It was very interesting waking around the fort. Thankfully my driver was happy to come along when I offered to pay his entrance so he could share some of his local knowledge. But that aside, there were some info boards around the key points that...More
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If you are coming from LRT station south say Baclaran LRT station you get off the train at Carriedo station walk towards Sta. Cruz church then cross the road at the stop light on the side of the church. Take the jeepney ride... More
If you are coming from LRT station south say Baclaran LRT station you get off the train at Carriedo station walk towards Sta. Cruz church then cross the road at the stop light on the side of the church. Take the jeepney ride going to Pier tell the driver to drop you off at Fort Santiago. Then few more steps to walk into the entrance. Good luck&enjoy.