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Baluarte de San Diego

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368 Sta. Lucia, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
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Not so crowded

Not so crowded unlike fort Santiago. My son really loves it also my in-laws and my mom. We really... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Joy B
via mobile
Our kids loved exploring the Baluarte and Japanese gardens

Our kids loved exploring the Baluarte and Japanese gardens. There was a lot of interesting things... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Marcia_no_dias_malos
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Temecula, California, United States
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368 Sta. Lucia, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Not so crowded unlike fort Santiago. My son really loves it also my in-laws and my mom. We really had a good and relaxing time there. :)

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Our kids loved exploring the Baluarte and Japanese gardens. There was a lot of interesting things to look at and wonder about. We walked all over, climbing the stairs to look down a maze like circular chamber structure, getting in one of the guard towers....More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

From this hidden away corner of Intramuros you can visit the charming garden and access a great section of the old city walls with the best views out on the Manila skyline.

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

As part of the Spanish colonial fortification in the walled city called Intramuros, this bastion was then designed and built by a Jesuit Priest in the late 16th century. One of the oldest fortification in Intramuros which began as a circular Fort called Nuestra Senora...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if you are interested in the culture and of Manila. It's the best kept port, now much more like a garden but it's definitely a stop something going to.

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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

We visited this around 12 noon hence it is really so hot. The entrance fee is very minimal and you can get a small brochure about the area. However aside from that not much to see. No guides nor any description foe us to read.

Thank fellizee
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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Lovely gardens being the entrance to Fort Santiago . Beautiful derelict building still showing the scars of war with bullet holes everywhere. Lots of figures to put your head in for silly photos etc

Thank markoBRISTOL
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

Beautiful gardens nice to walk around the old wall of the old capital of the Philippines where the Spanish British Japanese and the Americans ruled over the Philippines

Thank karl m
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Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

For those who love the history. Inside the wall or the fortified city wall of Intramuros, where Spanish ruled this area for more than 300 years.

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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Manila is full of history too and here we just walked down Santa Lucia Street and got a glimpse of the historic old buildings and its history- nice

Thank Karl-Heinz H
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