Intramuros, Manila

The 64-hectare stone citadel, built by the Spaniards in 1571, has withstood wars and numerous colonial aggressors.

 

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Intramuros is the oldest district in Manila…

Fort Santiagio is also called the “walled city” or Intramuros – Intra : within; Muros: walls

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The districts outside the wall were called “extramuros”

Americans, Japanese, and others who tried to conquer the country used Intramuros as their bases where they torture Filipinos

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San Agustin Church, also known as Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción de María de San Agustín
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One of the oldest churches in the Philippines, opened in year 1607.
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Large Bell from San Agustin Church in Intramuros Manila
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Manila Cathedral Church
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Inside San Agustin Church… the details!

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Philippines has a rich culture, and I am proud to be born a Filipino.
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