To Casa Manila - this is a reconstructed period home - to show how the well heeled of Manila lived during the colonial period.
There're plenty of interesting nooks and crannies for those who are interested in a bit of history -
San Agustin Church is a favorite for couples getting married. And why not? It is one of the grandest churches in Manila.
Then, this museum is the perfect place to find them. In paintings, statues, murals - and all of them old.
Be ready for that Kodak moment, when a shy seminarian might present a contemplative pose - don't even think! just click away!
Just $1 will get you inside the museum of San Agustin Church. Bring a camera - for those kodak moments. Mostly, old paintings and carved murals.
San Agustin inside the walls of Intramuros is the oldest church in the Philippines. Built in the 1600s, it has survived earthquakes, wars, and typhoons - with some renovation works of course.
We weren't allowed to take photos inside the Sala de la Capitulacion. This is where the surrender of Manila to the Americans was drafted in 1898 by then Governor General Fermin Jaudenes.
Father Manuel Blanco published a book called "Flora de Filipinas" in 1883. The garden was destroyed in 1945 and restored in 1991.
The garden is perfect for quiet, contemplative moments.
If the man with the bike was wearing a priest's garments this photo could easily have been a blast from the past.
This corridor shows oil paintings done by Filipino painters Enriquez, Fuster, and others in the early 20th Century. The paintings are of Saints and celebrities of the Agustinian Order.
Intramuros welcomes you inside its old walls with the charm from a bygone era. San Agustin church was built in 1587 and completed in 1606.
Walled city within Manila. The Spaniards (who colonized the Philippines for three centuries) set up a fort in Intramuros.