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Welcome to Manila!
This is the capital of the Philippines and the second largest city by population after Quezon City.
Minor Basilica and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception / Kalakhang Katedral Basílika ng Maynilà / Catedral Basílica Metropolitana de Manila
A Roman Catholic basilica, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary as Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, the Principal Patroness of the Philippines.
One of the major attractions in Intramuros.
Fuerte de Santiago / Moóg ng Santiago
One of the oldest fortifications in Manila. Built in 1571, on the site of the native settlement of Raja Soliman. This is used as depot of U.S. transportation corps before turnover to the Philippine Government in 1946. Declared Shrine of Freedom in 1950. Restoration and maintenance of the fort began in 1951 under the National Parks Development Committee. Management was turned over to the Intramuros Administration in 1992.
José Rizal, the Philippine national hero, was imprisoned here before his execution in 1896.
Opening Hours: DAILY 8AM to 9PM
Entrance Fee: 75 pesos
Museum of Jose Rizal
The Museum features Jose Rizal’s last days, from his departure from Dapitan until his execution in Bagumbayan.
Also known as Rizal Park. A historical urban park.
The National Museum of the Philippines
Ang Pambansang Museo ng Pilipinas
This operates the National Museum of Fine Arts, National Museum of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, and National Planetarium, all located in the vicinity of Rizal Park in Manila.