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Fort Santiago

Gen Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
63 2 527 1572
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US$ 68.00*
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Private Half-Day Tour of Old Manila
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Introduction to Philippine History Art and Cuisine Walking Tour
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Private Half-Day Manila City Tour
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Gen Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
63 2 527 1572
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you like old placecs and architecture you should come check this , went on a hot afternnon but its still beautiful

Thank snhlee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing much to see except for some historical ruins of the Fort. It was more interesting to visit Rizal's Shrine which just is located inside the Fort. The good thing about visiting such a place is that you are given an opportunity to feel what...More

Thank redgarnet35
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's no question this was a fort--its heavy architecture, placement by the river, and other elements make that clear. But there's little to provide a sense of the spot's history and nothing to really take you back (imaginatively) to the time it was active. A...More

Thank Willarddix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting historical site worth seeing for the price. There were some renovations ongoing, but it was still good to see and walk around for an hour to gain more understanding of Spanish influence in the area.

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

after our tour to san agustin church our next stop is fort santiago we found out that the calesa is not allowed to go inside so we have to walk when we reach the place the rain pour and we decided to go home😔😔my family...More

Thank Angelee R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very important in the Fillipino history, but well worth a visit by everyone. there is a cafe/restaurant in the premises, so after exploring have a light meal and a cool-drink. Do not forget to do the roof section, nice views too.

Thank Cecil M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a place worth to visit in Manila. The place was a testament of Filipino bravery fighting freedom for the country. Be there and appreciate the history of Philippine revolution seeking towards the freedom every country deserve to have. The testament of Filipino gallantry!!!

Thank Alfredo P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Besides the fort, there is an ever-changing museum display, great city views, a chance to see the former dungeons etc. Some local crafts are available as well as guided tours by history experts. You will likely spend more time than you expect but so worth...More

Thank GuyoftheGlobe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a Filipino, this place reminds me of how our ancestors strived to achieve the independence we have today. This is a must-visit place for local students and nationalists.

Thank Julian Thomas S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have toured many forts in my travels. This one is not exceptional, but is somewhat interesting. Of note is the dungeon.

Thank Greg W
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Alexiel K
Hi everyone! We're planning to schedule a non-commercial shoot on the first week of August. May I ask if there is a permit or fee needed for the said shoot? Thank you very much in advance!
22 July 2016|
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Response from Taxi818 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is a charge to shoot anything. Everyone is helpful and friendly.
WHat are the opening hours and days?
11 June 2015|
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Response from Tom P | Reviewed this property |
We got there about 9:00 and it was open. I think they close at 6:00