Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
One of capital's oldest districts, Intramuros offers a glimpse into the nation's history and the period when the Spanish Empire governed and influenced the realm. Encircled by heavily damaged defensive walls, the area was once identified as "on the verge" of irreparable loss due to lack of maintenance and constant danger of natural and man-made disasters. The historical district faced almost complete destruction, especially during World War II, but several notable monuments still stand, including a few centuries-old churches. Use our Manila itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Intramuros and other attractions in Manila.
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Intramuros with it's old Spanish buildings has been converted to restaurants, cafes & souvenir shops. Some streets had cobblestone paving and kalesas (horse drawn carriage) ply these streets. Tourists... read more »
Hay que visitar Intramuros, es lo poco que queda de la ciudad que fue en el pasado. Hace falta que se preocupen en conservarla mejor, pero aun así cuando paseas por intramuros te trasladas al pasado.You should visit Intramuros, is what little remains of the city that was in the past. You do need to worry keep it better, but still when you walk by intramural you move to the past.show original
I led a small study group discussing the Battle of Manila (1945) and Intramuros (specifically the Parian Gate) was one of our stops. Everyone was very helpful to us, and the historic features have bee... read more »
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