Intramuros Walking Tour

Intramuros Walking Tour
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$30
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

Intramuros is the Old Manila. 
It was the nerve center of the Spanish occupation in the Philippines from 16th to 19th century. Hear more than 400 years story off the old Manila of history in front of the walls and places where it actually happened. We will be the voice of this silent city to tell its transformation from Malay, to Spanish, to American, to Japanese, to FILIPINO.

The historical walking to tour will start at Fort Santiago, the site of the last native kingdom before the arrival of the Spanish colonizers. Hear the colorful history of the Pre-Hispanic Filipino and its evolution to a medieval castle-like fortifications. Discover the story of the Philippine national hero - Dr. Jose Rizal and his vision in creating a Philippine nation. The next destination is the mother church of the Philippines - Manila Cathedral. Know more about how the Americans changed the culture of this region with their "Benevolent Assimilation" policy. Go around the walls of Intramuros riding a Kalesa - a horse drawn carriage. Listen to the horrors of World War 2 in the Philippines and the Japanese occupation in our islands. Visit the oldest existing church in Manila, a UNESCO World Heritage Site - San Agustin Church and Casa Manila - the old Filipino house and feel the vibes of a 19th century home. 

This is a walking tour that last for about 3.5 hours. All entrance fees and light refreshments included.

Intramuros is the Old Manila. 
It was the nerve center of the Spanish occupation in the Philippines from 16th to 19th century. Hear more than 400 years story off the old Manila of history in front of the walls and places where it actually happened. We will be the voice of this silent city to tell its transformation from Malay, to Spanish, to American, to Japanese, to FILIPINO.