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Fort Santiago

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Address: Gen Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 2 527 1572
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This museum and public park was built as a stone fortress at the turn of...

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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Manila Old and New: Sightseeing Tour Including Intramuros and Fort Santiago

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nice place

old fort in manila and its nice place to see historical place,its near rizal park a short walk from there, nice to see when in manila

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Chios, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is a very nice park to have a walk or jogging. Very clean and safe. It is an green oasis for the city of Manila.

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Uddevalla, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

old fort in manila and its nice place to see historical place,its near rizal park a short walk from there, nice to see when in manila

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Thank Tom J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a nice location, surrounded by water and trees. The architecture is the one of most of spanish forts around the world. Worth a visit in any case and is probably the main attraction of Intramuros. I like to go there once in a while. It's well preserved and fresh.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Here is a Fort with battlements and shrine. This is a pleasant way to spend the afternoon with good views along the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Of course this went with my Intramuros review. Lots of history here. If your in the area you really need to know hat has made these people who they are today and this is a great start.

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Thank Mehylander
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a good thing Fort Santiago is being preserved and restored. There was a renovation when we visited Fort Santiago as part of the improvement of the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's not just cheap for a pre-debut shoot but it is also rich in history and culture that whenever I look back to my debut photos, certain flashbacks from our Philippine History captures my nationalistic side. Thank God for Fort Santiago, a memory of the past reclaimed.

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Cavite City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are an old soul searching for rich history, this one is your happy place. Fort Santiago is packed with old structures, old things, old places. The smell of history is very fulfilling. When we visited, part of the places are being maintained. It is really nice to walk around and step on a place where you knew that... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went there on our day of from work. I thought it was not very inpressive but all in all in a thing to see and do once in Manil. When the weather is okay it can be a nice trip. History wise it's not bad either. Certainly a think to see and do once on a city trip just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a history student take us through the grounds and museum. We got to the fort late and were able to see it during the late daylight and then the dark of the early evening which gave it a completely different experience. It is amazing that any of the fort has been preserved considering the generations of battles and... More 

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