• Philippine Travel and Tourism

Intramuros – The Walled City


Intramuros is the oldest district in the city of Manila, Philippines.

In Latin, Intramuros means “within the walls”. The place was so named because of the wall enclosure in the city and was a fortress during the Spanish colonization. Within Intramuros are famous Philippine churches, Manila Cathedral and San Agustin Church.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: