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Review of Fort Santiago

Fort Santiago
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US$66.00*
and up
Private Half-Day Tour of Old Manila
Ranked #4 of 145 things to do in Manila
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 5 March 2012

kept the history alive with the footsteps of the national hero jose rizal and his little museum that housed his paraphernalia and enlarged replica of his novel noli me tangere in spanish and with translations in many languages for the tourists sake.

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Reviewed 5 March 2012

Old historical site in Manila. Been here for so many times because this is always a part of our itinerary during educational field trip.

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Reviewed 4 March 2012

Walked around the area and enjoyed the historic buildings and grounds.

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Reviewed 3 March 2012

The place is small, average but Its worth going, if you dont have anything to do in Manila, learning something about the original city wall and historical facts is educational.

Don't forget to explore the actual walls, you can walk to some of them.

Also, in the area are two Cathedral, The Manila Cathedral and San Augustine, that you can visit, both are walking distance.

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Reviewed 29 February 2012

A few cool looking old buildings I am not ceratin about its history I think it had something to do with the Spaniards occupation

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