Gretchel Arcenas

Gretchel Arcenas

I am an adventurous person and travelling is my passion. I love arts, history, literature and geography. I am also an environmentalist and I carry that virtue wherever I go.

A Trip to the Past: How much do you know about Manila?
  • Manila nowadays is a city full of people, malls and buildings. But does anybody know its colorful past way back to the time when it was colonized by the Spaniards and the time when the Chinese settlers influenced its culture?! There is so much more to discover about the wonders of Manila and how it's become what it is today...

Tour Information

Location
Duration
8 Hours
Departure
08:00
Price per Participant
30.00 USD
Languages
Group size
2 - 2 people
Transportation
Taxi
Walking
Others
Includes
meals, museum entrance fees and transportation
Excludes
personal expenses
Cancellation

About the creator
Gretchel Arcenas

Gretchel Arcenas
Manila nowadays is a city full of people, malls and buildings. But does anybody know its colorful past way back to the time when it was colonized by the Spaniards and the time when the Chinese settlers influenced its culture?! There is so much more to discover about the wonders of Manila and how it's become what it is today...

Get to know the national hero

8:00 AM- Pick you up at the hotel

8:45 AM- 10:00 AM- Tour around Rizal Park. Dr. Jose P. Rizal is the Philippine national hero. Find out about his writings and his works, and why he became the national hero of the Philippines.

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photoby maniladestination.com

EXPERIENCE: History! History! History

10:00 AM-10:15 AM- Take a short ride with a "kalesa" or carriage

photo by globetrottingtrip.com

10:15 AM-12:00 AM- Visit the Fort Santiago inside the walled city: Intramuros. One of the most eventful historical places in the Philippines.

photo by whiteknightintramuros.com

photo by seyeneco.com

photo by cityknown.com

12:15 NN-1:30 PM- Have a flavorful taste of Filipino food. Lunch at Barbara's.

photo by 2birdsflewthecoop.blogspot.com

photo by cleverbuyph.blogspot.com

Not just Western influence but Asian too...

2:00 PM-4:00 PM- Discover the Chinese influences in the Philippines at Bahay Tsinoy.

photo by maniladailyphoto.com

photo by littlenars.com

4:30 PM- Back to your Hotel :-)

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