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Address: Bonifacio Dr & Padre Burgos St, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number:
6325272961
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Intramuros, "The Walled City," is the oldest district in Manila....

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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Great historical & religious site. You can walk along the famed walled city & play golf. The sites are very accessible.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 March 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Good historic site, gives you a feel of the old colonial times and the place is adequately maintained. However, some areas seem a bit dark and unsafe and you see a good number of suspicious looking characters in these areas.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Great historical & religious site. You can walk along the famed walled city & play golf. The sites are very accessible.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Rich in history and the whole vibe transports you back in time. Well a telling story of how Spain colonized the Philippines and how they have greatly influenced Filipino culture. Traffic enforcers and local police in 18th century garb is a nice touch. Check out the San Agustin museum and walk to the Manila Cathedral then to Fort Santiago. Better... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

My husband and I went to extend his visa at the immigration office and it so happened its beside Intramuros. While waiting, I gave him a tour of the place. We particularly liked the cobbled stones and the thick walls,but more than the old architectural designs we appreciated how the Filipino people struggled to gain their freedom. This place gives... More 

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Locals in general feel proud about their historic area. It is interesting to visit. But coming from another country conquered by the spaniards, it didn't amaze me. Still has churches and lots of educational institutions, also the wall is ok. A good view from baluarte at intramuros is if from the terrace of the hotel The Bayleaf.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent attention. Good location. Excellent price. I recommend for longs stays. For sure I will return again to this hotel. The staff always were ready to help you

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

One of the best experiences in South East Asia. I wish I had done a tour like these in all the cities across SEA- the tour unlike other guided tours is conducted by a true historian and offers a unique insight into the history which has shaped present day Phillipines. It's an experience which helps you understand the world around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Intramuros is the fortified area of Old Manila by the Spaniards, so, many of the old buildings are found here i.e. San Agustin Church & Museum, the Manila Cathedral, Casa Manila, various parts of the fort like Fort Santiago, Rizal Shrine, Bahay Tsinoy, the Governor building. In the area there are many pedicabs offering their 'tour' services at P 300... More 

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a must see. San Agustine, the oldest church standing, Manila Cathedral, Chang Rong Antique Gallery, the restore wall and gates, Santa Isabel plazuela and Fort Santiago, the site of the last and fierce battle to retake Manila, with its bullet marked gate, the dungeon where prisoners were kept and tortured, and other buildings, all with pock marks left... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Intramuros is a walled city in Manila and I could say it was once a vibrant place during the Spanish era. The Spanish influence is evident in the buildings and houses once owned by elite families. Today most of it is in ruins (due to world war) but it all adds up to the rich history of this place. However,... More 

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