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Fort Santiago

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Gen Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
63 2 527 1572
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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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  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“national hero” (101 reviews)
“rizal museum” (39 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gen Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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63 2 527 1572
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is on all the tourist trips but don’t get your hopes up. Main Entrance is scruffy and most spectacular is probably proper entrance to the fort itself which is not apparent until well into the site. Within the actual fort much upkeep maintenance is...More

Thank ADxexpat
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting and brings history alive with the authenticity of the fort. The signage is very helpful and clear directions are given to negotiate this sprawling piece of history.

Thank RANDALL C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Only the walls of the fort remain. It was here nevertheless than the final moments of the life of the Filipino hero and writer Jose RIzal played out. Thought to be the leader of the local insurrection by the Spanish--he considered himself but its inspiration--Rizal...More

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Santiago is one of the most important historical sites in Manila and tells the story of José Rizal. The highlight for me was the art installations around the fort (visitors are encouraged to explore the nooks around the fort and look for the public...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is art. the buildings structure are from way back in the past. beautiful art i like it, will definitely be back

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit whilst touring Intramuras. Appreciate the history and more recent events from World War 2. Check out the bullet holes from the firing line. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you would like to learn more about the history the of the Phillipines, make sure to visit Fort Santiago. Lots of walking, but an enjoyable day for the whole family.

Thank marilize157
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been a school field trip staple in my youth. I never really went here by choice. The sad history of the place always struck me though. Now I get to appreciate it more on an aesthetic point of view, with Intramuros and the...More

Thank patlv23
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place saw kingship,rebellions,wars..Now this place is dedicated to Rizal( The freedom fighter of Philippines). A must see place.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely interesting look into Philippine history and also WWII US history, I got goosebumps at the prisoner of war memorial

Thank Jake M
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