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Fort Santiago is Spanish fort during the 15th century up to the late 18th century. It’s a place most the enemy of the state during that time were detain and send to their death. It’s also the main headquarters of the GUWAADIA CIVIL were station...More
When in Manila, Philippines you should come stop to see Fort Santiago. If you like museums and history this is one stop for you. But even if you don’t, it’s one of the historical places you’ll come to see in the Philippines. You can spend...More
We spent over an hour walking around and taking in the history from the 1500's to WWII. There were a few indoor exhibits which broke up the heat of the outdoors. This included a Lego exhibition.
You can also take in the river from the...More
Fort Santiago is a beautiful old fortification, which has been restored in many places due to the damage caused during the defence of the city. It has many information signs explaining the different areas of the fort and despite its original purpose it is peaceful...More
If you love history in general, this is an excellent place to visit. This is a known place during the Spanish regime and still preserved. But I advise everyone to be aware of the 'kalesa' ride (horse-driven carriage) offered outside. It is so expensive...rip-off!
This is a very interesting place where the Spaniards built this fort to protect themselves against invaders. It goes back to the sixteenth century (1571). Reading through the history it was attacked by the British in the 1700s, of course taken over by Americans, and...More
We were charge Php 75 each to enter the Fort. You might get a discount if you’re taking your students for a tour. It’ll be best if you contact them ahead of time plus get a curator to give you the tour. Enjoy!!!