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This museum and public park was built as a stone fortress at the turn of the 17th century and marked the beginning of the walled city's riverside barricades.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Manila
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Gen Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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63 2 527 1572
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Historical location to visit.One of tourist destination in Manila.To know historical of Philippine history

Thank mayas2141
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank eat1226
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank GapeZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Better visit it at night, by closing and you will enjoy bats flying over your head. Less people, so you can enjoy calm and mysteries of old fortress.

Thank _C6883CV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Raven G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Arez A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Beverly Hill Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ChristineL4052
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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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Coleen b
20 September 2018|
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Response from _C6883CV | Reviewed this property |
60 pesos, if I remember it right
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3 September 2018|
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Response from momo282389 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a car park space about 1 street away but it is a private one !
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6 July 2018|
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Response from Claesdhee | Reviewed this property |
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
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