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Introduction to Philippine History provided by Explore Manila Tours

Introduction to Philippine History

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Overview
Intramuros was the heart of the archipelago for hundreds of years, here we begin a crash course in Philippine history. A glimpse at the Philippines' colonial past and how the events of history has shaped the current Philippines. Join us on this adventure through the old city of Manila as we take routes less traveled and discover wonderful corners and side streets very few get to see.
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You'll start at
Manila
Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesMeet up is at the lobby of the San Agustin Museum. This is located at the right side near the main entrance of the San Agustin Church. This is located inside Intramuros.
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    San Agustin Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    San Agustin Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Casa Manila
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Museo de Intramuros
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Memorare Manila Monument
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Manila Cathedral
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Fort Santiago
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Fort Santiago
Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, PhilippinesWe will end at the old Spanish Military Stronghold known as Fort Santiago inside Intramuros.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Duration
3–4 hours
Return Details
Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, Philippines
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - San Agustin Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Casa Manila
  • Entry/Admission - Museo de Intramuros
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Santiago
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Roam27848181696 wrote a review 7 Dec.
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I absolutely loved the tour with Jian, he was so interesting and easy company. The tour was full of great sites, sounds and stories. In particular, Rizal, Casa Manila and the silky tofu taho!
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Date of experience: November 2019
meganmsquared wrote a review Nov. 2019
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While visiting Manila on business, my plans changed and I booked a last minute tour with Jian. He was very accommodating and provided helpful recommendations for traveling to the meet-up location. This was a wonderful introduction to the history of the Philippines and was
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from ExploreManilaTours, Guest Relations Manager at Introduction to Philippine History
Responded 3 weeks ago
A big thank you for this lovely review Megan! We thoroughly enjoyed sharing with you our stories and our histories. We hope that we kindled a fire that will cause you to explore more of our lovely archipelago! Happy and safe travels!
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mikel de keijzer wrote a review Aug. 2019
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We had a delightful 4 hours (supposedly the experience was 3 hours only) but our guide generously made it last well above 4!!! Great informations in excellent English, not even one question asked was left unanswered, never boring and following a logical line thru time. We would
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from ExploreManilaTours, Public Relations Manager at Introduction to Philippine History
Responded 18 Aug. 2019
It was a fun Sunday well spent with you! Thanks for the lovely review. We had so much fun sharing with you our passion for Philippine history.
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Pendy S wrote a review Jul. 2019
1 contribution
Last weekend, my good friend arranged 3 city tours with 3 local tour guide. My opinion, Jian is the best among others and he is a professional tour guide. It feels like, no need to ask anything because he will explain all of Philippine history to you, highly recommended.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from ExploreManilaTours, Manager at Introduction to Philippine History
Responded 16 Jul. 2019
Thank you Pendy for the lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed our experience. Happy travels wherever you may go. Cheers!
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