Discover the highlights of Intramuros and Rizal Park in Manila by joining this day tour. Perfect for history enthusiasts, this tour will take you to various locations that helped shape the course of Philippine history.
You will meet your guide in front of Fort Santiago in Intramuros. Listen closely as your guide briefs you about the day’s activities. You will start with a walking tour inside Rizal Shrine Museum. Learn about the National Hero of the Philippines, Jose Rizal, during the museum tour. Here you’ll see artifacts from his childhood, writing journey, and pivotal moments leading up to his death.
Hop aboard the horse-drawn carriage which is the main highlight of the tour. Along with your guide, you’ll visit historical sites, such as the Premier Church of the Philippines, the Manila Cathedra. You will also visit the Palacio del Gobernador, which was the first official residence of the Spanish Governor-General in the country.
You will pass through Casa Manila, a Spanish colonial home showcasing the lives of the upper class during the Spanish Era. Take photos of the oldest church of the Philippines, San Agustin Church, as you’ll also be seeing it up close. You’ll stop at the Philippine Presidents’ Gallery where you can immerse yourself in the history of politics, as well as visit the former location of Gen. MacArthur’s headquarters.
After passing through the historical fort called Baluarte de San Diego, your carriage will bring you to Rizal Park. Together with your guide, you’ll be dropped off at the visitors’ center for briefing. Rizal Park, also called by the locals as Luneta Park, is a big park dotted with historical markers, plazas, open lawns, paved walks, open-air concert hall, and many more.
Enjoy the excursion and make sure to take a photo with the monument of Dr. Jose Rizal before going back to Intramuros. Now it’s time to visit the various schools within the walled-city such as Lyceum, Mapua, and many more. After that, you’ll make your way to Fort Santiago where your tour ends.
Don’t miss out on this cultural immersion in the walled city of Intramuros by booking this tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.
All our guides speak English.