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Manila Old and New: Sightseeing Tour Including Intramuros and Fort Santiago
"After pickup from your Manila hotel at your selected departure time embark on a fully guided sightseeing tour beginning in the heart of the country’s financial center -- Makati. Travel aboard an air-conditioned vehicle and drive along Ayala Boulevard stopping briefly at Nielson Tower home to the Filipinas Heritage Library. Then drive past Forbes Park an exclusive residential enclave dubbed ‘Millionaire's Row’ on your way to visit the American Cemetery and Memorial to pay tribute to the fallen soldiers of World War II.Continue to Old Manila via the scenic Roxas Boulevard
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"Manila and Makati Tour: American Cemetery
"Manila and Makati Tour: American Cemetery Intramuros and Manila Ocean Park Admission""You’ll be picked up from your Manila or Makati hotel in the morning and driven by air-conditioned vehicle to some top Manila attractions starting at the American Cemetery and Memorial. This massive burial ground and memorial is located on a high plateau and is the largest cemetery in the Pacific for US soldiers killed during World War II. Next head through the bustling financial district of Makati. Pass through the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex and stop at the historical Rizal Monument in Rizal Park. This monument honors one of the most revered national heroes of the Philippines José Rizal. Continue to the historic walled city of Intramuros
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Manila Old and New: Sightseeing Tour Including Intramuros and Fort Santiago
"After pickup from your Manila hotel at your selected departure time embark on a fully guided sightseeing tour beginning in the heart of the country’s financial center -- Makati. Travel aboard an air-conditioned vehicle and drive along Ayala Boulevard stopping briefly at Nielson Tower home to the Filipinas Heritage Library. Then drive past Forbes Park an exclusive residential enclave dubbed ‘Millionaire's Row’ on your way to visit the American Cemetery and Memorial to pay tribute to the fallen soldiers of World War II.Continue to Old Manila via the scenic Roxas Boulevard
From $48.00

Intramuros Tips (124)

SUCH AN UGLY BUILDING IN THE OLD WALLED CITY

This building stands out like a sore thumb in the Spanish historic walled city of Intramuros and the developer should be shot. It is called BF Condominium and is situated next to the ruins of the...
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Jun 12, 2016

BAHAY TSINOY---THE MUSEUM OF THE CHINESE

Visit this museum if you are interested in the history, lives and contributions of the Chinese in the Philippine life and history. The museum was inaugurated in 1999 by Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran, Inc.,...
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Jun 12, 2016

THE 100,000 NON-COMBATANT VICTIMS DIED IN A MONTH

This monument was only erected in 1995 and is dedicated to those civilians who lost their lives in WWII. It stands in the Plazuela de Santa Isabel which is situated on a corner in Anda Street and was...
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Jun 12, 2016

TRY AN ICE CREAM MADE FROM THE NATIONAL FLOWER

I have included this tip in "THINGS TO DO" as well as the restaurant tip as there is only one p;lace in the world where you can taste an ice cream that is made from a flower, actually the national...
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Jun 12, 2016

OLD TREASURY BUILDING

You will find the burnt out shell of the Treasury Building next to Immigration, but it was destroyed by fire in 1972. Surprised that nothing has been built on this lot, the real estate must be worth a...
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Jun 11, 2016

THE RECONSTRUCTION OF A CHURCH

At one time there were seven churches inside the walls of Intramuros but today only two of them remain----San Agustin Church and Manila Cathedral. I am pleased to see that the San Ignacio Church is...
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Jun 11, 2016

THE SEAFRONT COMPLEX

The Seafront Complex was constructed in 1592 but it was a weak defense line so it was fortified in the 17th century to protect against Dutch invaders and Chinese pirates. Between 1779 and 1786 it was...
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Jun 11, 2016

PUERTA SANTA LUCIA HAS STOOD SINCE 1603

This gate is actually one of the original entrances to the walled city of Intramuros, constructed in 1603, two side chambers added in the mid 18th century, The gate became a favorite entrance for...
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Jun 11, 2016

THE GALLERY OF PRESIDENTS

It is well worth going to see the Gallery of Presidents,past and present which is just around the corner from San Agustin Church. They are neither statues nor paintings but faces sculpted on sheets of...
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Jun 11, 2016

THE CHURCH OF SAN AGUSTIN SINCE 1571

San Agustin church was first constructed in 1571 but was destroyed 3 years later by marauding pirates, but was constructed two more times (and destroyed) before the present structure was completed in...
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Jun 11, 2016

ORIGINALLY THERE WERE 31 MEMBERS OF THE KNIGHTS

On April 23rd 1905 the first council of the Knights of Columbus was formed in the Philippines within the walled city of Intramuros. At its conception there were 31 members, all of whom were Americans....
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Jun 11, 2016

OLD FORTIFICATAIONS OF INTRAMUROS

The Baluarte de San Andes was constructed in early 17th century and provided a defensive fortification for the residents should there be a hostile attack. It is named after one of the patron saints...
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Jun 11, 2016
 
 
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Things to Do Near Intramuros

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Luneta - Rizal Park

This is the equivalent of Central Park New York . The Philippines has somethiing to offer similar - what they call the Rizal Park (formerly Luneta Park ) located at the capital city of Manila . It is...
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Museo Pambata

An enjoyable place for the young ones, as well as the young once, Museo Pambata at the north end of Roxas Blvd. is an enjoyable place that excites and stirs my kids' inquisitive minds. Combiming...
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Villa Escudero

Villa Escudero is a working coconut plantation founded in 1872, it has developed a worldwide reputation as a focal point to experience Philippine culture and history in a beautiful rural setting.A...
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Pasig River

Quite a few barges are tugged up and down the Pasig River, usually transporting fuel to different depots. Oil spills have occurred on the river which is already heavy polluted, so think twice about...
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Chinatown

Just near the Goodwill Gate you will come across this Feng Shui Store which is a popular place for the local Chinese to buy their Feng Shui items and Yin Yang Charms. The store is packed to the...
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Malate

Malate District, together with the Ermita District, is the main tourist districts of the City of Manila and both districts have their seedier and sleazy areas as this are the main tourists areas and...
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Roxas Blvd., Manila

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