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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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  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
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“jose rizal” (155 reviews)
“national hero” (104 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

This is a good location to visit when doing a general city itinerary. It can get hot on a sunny day. Wither come on the mornng or bring an umbrella.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

a must see in manila because this city have not any major historical attractions,in manila,see afternoon is goood.

Thank Sajan E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not a expensive trip and it's kinda neat to find such a historic site surrounded by a city like this place quite unique. The museum part is worth the visit and it really gives you some cool background about the rise of this country!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my second day in Manila, I went to Fort Santiago, entrance fee is only 75 Pesos (1,5 USD), it was a great historic place full of good and bad memories for Filipinos, a lot of green areas inside, souvenir shops and a nice small...More

1  Thank Refik N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fort Santiago is a place of significant historical value but it is so underwhelming. For one, there are very few signage and explanations. The Visitor Centre is located past the ticket office and there was not much to offer other than some paper maps. Strolling...More

1  Thank Allkuans
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fort was a victim of the last stand of the Japanese in 1945 and thus there was little remaining. They have attempted a basic restoration combined with a revival story about Rizal who was executed at the same spot in 1896. The Rizal museum...More

Thank diampe
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a foreign friend, this place is a good one to introduce us as a people. Rizal, as our National hero, is a proof of how significant each Filipino is and the Philippines as a nation. Must to have a good guide along. You will...More

1  Thank mvcam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

most of this was closed to the public when we went through as they are fixing it up and the lower areas were flooded but what we did see was pretty interesting

1  Thank louieandbetty
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the fort which is packed with history as wax the old Manila town under Spanish rule and held Jose Rizel before his death. We saw everything except the dungeon as it wax flooded. Beautiful structure which must be seen as has been part...More

2  Thank samanthajoanne1974
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of intramuros, the fort was restored to it's old charm. It is well maintained and clean. It isn't very large though. But had several features worth waking through

1  Thank Andy C
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