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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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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bonifacio Dr & Padre Burgos St, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It wan an interesting and enjoyable experience to walk and see the "walled city", and appreciate the beauty of the brick walls, old architectural design of the buildings, churches and houses. Outside the walls, the Pasig River, Philippine Postal Office and National Museum can be...More

Thank Eiggam V
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place is the old center of Manila. It contains some nicely restored buildings from the Spanish times. But that is nearly all what's positive about it. When you're strolling around you get frequently approached by the drivers or barkers of the Calesa (the 2...More

Thank Uwe L
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Preserved historical site of the Spanish occupation and opulence still exists in the busy metropolis providing a glimpse of the past era something to visit and reminisce the olden days. A must visit for every local or visitor in Manila.

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

If you are into historical places, then you must visit the Intramurros and the Fort Santiago but don't waste too much time here.

Thank Tammy7767
Reviewed 8 July 2016

You have to see this part of town to have a better idea of the historical growth of Manila. I saw Fort Santiago and the Cathedral. The Cathedral is very well kept, beautifully located in a square. Fort Santiago is currently undergoing renovations - much...More

Thank kipa76
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

It's a living walled city. You get some pretty interesting buildings & do visit Manila House to get an idea of how the rich and influential lived in Manila's older days. Try to go early as it is not too hot and definitely before the...More

Thank Gabbytla
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The place is a nice place to explore and it will give you enough history for you to be able to know a what went during the spanish colony as well as the world war 2. A lot of modern things that touch the spanish...More

Thank RedLegacyLady
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Great place for history buffs - nice walks with well looked after grounds. Spend some time in the museum too, which was very good.

Thank LepatLimoun11
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I had heard a lot of this place and that's the reason spent nearly 1.5 hours travelling from Ortigas to reach Intramuros. By the time I reached, the heat had already sapped half my energy. Intramuros refers to the old city and yes it is...More

Thank ManuMaudgal
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Intramuros features so much of the Spanish Philippine heritage. Massive old stone buildings, pebble streets and Fort Santiago offer an insite to how the Country became what it is today. Just across the road from the Bureau of Immigration is the great walls of the...More

Thank Steve JW R
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Response from Martyddr | Reviewed this property |
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
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Response from CaptScottyfromHawaii | Reviewed this property |
Be aware too, they charge per time, so what starts out at 2-300 if you do an extended tour may become quite expensive, but it is worth it to go all around