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Information about Palacio del Gobernador

4.6
47 Google reviews
Type
Architecture, Cultural attractions
Location
Palacio del Gobernador, General Luna Street, Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Opening Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Saturday: Closed; Sunday: Closed
Distance From City Center
1.0 km
High Season
Winter
Family Friendly
Yes
Established date
1976
Average rating
4.6
Number of reviews
47

Palacio del Gobernador

The Palacio del Gobernador is a government building in Intramuros, Manila, across  Plaza de Roma. Currently, the building houses the Intramuros Administration, the National Capital Region Office of the Home Development Mutual Fun, and the Commission on Elections.  It is where the Bureau of the Treasury was located until it was moved to the Ayuntamiento de Manila across Plaza de Roma.

The new structure stands on the site of the former Governor-house General's during the Spanish Colonial Period, which was damaged by an earthquake in1863. The Governor-official General's residence was then the MalacañangPalace.

The facade of the building was used in a scene set in Rio de Janeiro during a Brazilian Carnaval parade in the Chuck Norris film Delta Force 2: The Colombian Link.

 

How to get there

To get to Intramuros, you can either ride the LRT (light-rail transit) or a jeepney. Afterwards, walk or ride a tricycle going to Palacio del Gobernador.

 

Best time to visit

Palacio del Gobernador is open weekdays from 8AM to 5PM.

 

Frequently asked questions

What is the historical significance of Palacio del Gobernador?

Under the Spanish conquest of Manila, the plaza served as the office of the Spanish governor-general.

What is the english meaning of Palacio del Gobernador?

Palacio del Gobernador means "Palace of the Governor" in Spanish.