Fort Santiago

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  • Address: Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +63-25252000
  • Ticket Price: 65 PHP
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort

Fort Santiago - Review

Built as a defensive fortress, Fort Santiago is walled Manila’s most important historical monument. Surrounded by manicured gardens and pretty ponds, the Fort is a testament to the Spanish rule in Philippines. Today, the fort is a shrine dedicated to Philippines’ national hero ; Dr Rizal. There are recreations of his living space and objects he owned on display including the dungeon block that he spent his last night in.Keeping aside it’s historical importance, Fort Santiago is a perfect place for scenic walks and picnics with family and friends.

The Fort Santiago in Manila is a reminder of the times when Philippines was under Spanish rule. It is also a tribute to Dr. Rizal, Philippine’s national hero. Buy tickets for Fort Santiago to experience the natural beauty and architectural wonder of this structure. You can get Fort Santiago ticket prices from our online ticketing portal and combine these Fort Santiago tickets with other exciting tour options too. Get these tickets for Fort Santiago in advance to avoid last minute delays in queues.

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Fort Santiago Information

  • Behind the fort is a huge terrace overlooking the river and Manila high-rise offering beautiful views.
  • You can even choose to hire a horse drawn carriage from the Rizal Park to the fort.

Fort Santiago Ticket Prices

  • Children-50 PHP.

How To reach Fort Santiago by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus Stop: Padre Burgos
  • Lawton
  • Manila City Hall

Restaurants Near Fort Santiago

  • Max’s Restaurant
  • Josephine Restaurant
  • Happy Chan
  • Erlinda Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for Fort Santiago

  • Fort Santiago Address: Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Fort Santiago Contact Number: +63-25252000
  • Fort Santiago Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Fort Santiago Price: 65 PHP
  • Best time to visit Fort Santiago(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Fort Santiago: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Fort Santiago

  • 95% of people who visit Manila include Fort Santiago in their plan

  • 58.71% of people start their Fort Santiago visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Fort Santiago

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

63.87% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fort Santiago

People normally club together Rizal Park and Intramuros while planning their visit to Fort Santiago.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Fort Santiago, Manila Reviews

  • It's always educational to visit Fort Santiago. I learned new things from the last time I visited it. The guide was very entertaining too. He loves what he does.

  • Great fort with lots of historical information throughout. Reasonable admission price. Golf course right beside the fort. It was really interesting and if you are in Manila I would recommend you devote 3 or 4 hours to checking out this Fort.

  • Philippine history at its best. The stone structures says it all. Nicely maintained. Feel and breath the refreshing air. I love this place.

  • Brings you back to old manila! Good for history geeks. Bring your camera! Because there's a special vibe here

  • A nice place to spend a lazy early morning or late afternoon. At noontime, not so much. Although the place offers a lot of shade, global warming is sure to get you. At any rate, it is still a nice place for a leisurely walk and/or picnic with loved ones. If you don't fancy the restaurant near the entrance, you can opt for the restaurants outside, just across Manila Cathedral. There have been improvements in the site for the last few years, and while some new sections were renovated and opened, others were closed for renovation. But that's expected of any historical site with moderate to high tourist visits. An audio guide of the site would be helpful.

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