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Manila City
Tour

About The Tour

The city of Manila brings a spanished inspired history dating back from the early 1500s. Get a chance to learn more about the past through beautiful landmarks, pilgrimage sites, and war-torn barracks filled with mystery. Finish off your half-day city tour with a quick Kalesa ride and lunch inside the famous walled city of “Intramuros”

Tour Details

Check out the best of Manila tours and Landmarks. All tours is subject to availability and must be advised 5 days prior your tour date in the Philippines
Tour Highlights
Rizal Monument - One of the iconic landmarks of Manila featuring the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. The statue commemorates Philippines Independence day against Spanish rule. He is also the publisher of “Noli Me Tangere” and “El Filibusterismo” a treasure for Filipino literature.

National Museum - The newly renovated building is now a fully functioning modern museum complete with state of the art energy-efficient buildings. The place holds historical artifacts that shaped the country’s history. 

Manila Cathedral - One of the oldest church in Manila built-in 1571. Known as the first place Pope Francis celebrated his Papal Mass in the Philippines. The amazing architecture of the building was refurbished throughout the century. Certain marks and figurines remain intact throughout its reconstruction.

Intramuros - The walled city of “Intramuros” has been an iconic landmark for tourists coming into the Philippines. The history dates back during the Spanish colonialism in the late 16th century. The military fortress is now a commercial spot for investors and businesses alike.

San Agustin Church – Located also inside the Intramuros is the San Agustin Church, a Roman Catholic church built first in 1571 by the used of bamboo and nipa. Now declared as one of the Baroque Churches of the Philippines, San Agustin Church is one to be designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Fort Santiago – one of the most important historical sites in Manila known as a location for the imprisonment of several lives during the Spanish colonialism. In fact, one of the national heroes of the Philippines Dr. Jose Rizal was imprisoned here before his execution. It is, however, originally built as part of the defense fortress of Intramuros.
Tour Inclusion
  • Roundtrip van transfers from/to hotel (Manila Area only)
  • Tourist Spots 
    • Rizal Monument, National Museum, Manila Cathedral Church, Fort Santiago, Casa Manila, Intramuros.
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking Tour guide
  • Optional Tours
    • Kalesa Ride Around Manila
Itinerary with Kalesa Ride
  • 8:00 AM Pick up time at Hotel
  • 8:30 AM Proceed to Rizal Monument for Picture taking
  • 8:45 AM Visit National Museum - award winning painting of Juan Luna, Spoliarium
  • 9:45 AM Visit Manila Cathedral
  • 10:00AM Start Kalesa ride within the vicinity of Intramuros
  • 11:00AM End of Kalesa ride - Drop at San Agustin Church, Visit Casa Manila Museum
  • 11:30AM Lunch at Barbara’s Restaurant (personal account)
  • 1:00PM Roam around Fort Santiago
  • 2:00PM Back to Hotel
Sample Itinerary
  • 8:00 AM Pick up time at Hotel
  • 8:30 AM Proceed to Rizal Monument for Picture taking
  • 8:45 AM Visit National Museum - award-winning painting of Juan Luna, Spoliarium
  • 9:45 AM Visit Manila Cathedral
  • 10:30 AM Visit San Agustin Church
  • 11:00 AM Visit Casa Manila Museum
  • 11:30 AM Lunch at Barbara’s Restaurant (personal account)
  • 1:00 PM Roam around Fort Santiago
  • 2:00PM Back to Hotel

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