See the old and new in this city tour in Manila. This is ideal for those wanting to learn about the history of the city and how it blends with the modern culture now.
Your driver will pick you up at your hotel or accommodation in Manila Bay Area or Makati City. Afterwards, you’ll be brought to your first destination, Nielson’s Tower. Over the years, the Nielson Tower has been used as a police station, an Ayala company office and a restaurant. In 2013, the library eventually moved to its existing residence in the Ayala Museum. A year later, Nielson Tower reopened the fine dining and event venue, The Blackbird at Nielson Tower.
Next is the American Cemetery and War Memorial. The Cemetery is an ode to the soldiers who died in the Philippines, New Guinea and the Pacific. Then, you're going to go to Rizal Park. The paradise of green spaces in the midst of Manila's hustle and bustle is also known as Luneta. Here you can see people walking, family members having picnics, courting couples, girls who play chess, joggers and tai-chi practitioners early in the morning. Sunday concerts are free of charge.
Then you will visit Intramuros ' historic walled town and its tourist places, including the San Agustin Church, the Baluarte de San Diego and Fort Santiago. The Spanish occupation, which was originally designed as the residence of Spanish government officials and their family, was initially carried out by Intramuros. Then, take a rolling tour to Makati, Manila Bay and the CCP. Your guide will tell you about useful insights about those places and why it’s relevant to the locals as of today.
Seize this moment of learning about Manila’s history by joining this enriching tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.
All our guides speak English.
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