What are the best tourist attractions in Manila?

I'm headed out to Manila in a couple of weeks and I wanted to learn about what to see in the city. I love historical sites, great architecture, museums and trying new food.  Thanks

asked by Pablo Seefoo
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    #1National Museum of Philippines

    National Museum of Philippines

    The National Museum of Philippines has a large historic and artistic collection, showing art from the Philippino people but also paintings, archaeology, natural history, referred to the period of the Spanish period, previous times, zoology and many other categories more that will help you understand the History and Nature of this country.

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    Leonardo Amador
    Written on January 29, 2018
    "This place is awesome. You could spend hours in this place just looking at everything. If you ever go to Manila, make sure you go here."
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    #2Fort Santiago

    Fort Santiago

    Fort Santiago is a military citadel built in the XVI century by the founder of Manila, Miguel de Legazpi. The Fort marked the entrance of the Intramuros part of the city and is one of the historical milestones of the city. Here Jose Rizal was imprisoned before his execution and there is a shrine dedicated to his figure.

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    Timothy Brooks
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "Fort Santiago was one of the last sites I visited during my only trip to the Philippines. I'm thrilled I made the decision to go because it's an amazing historical site. Don't miss it."
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    #3Rizal Park

    Rizal Park

    Rizal Park, also known as Luneta,  is one of the historical parks on the city of Manila. Ideal for strolling and relaxing after a long and busy day. Rizal Park is one of the most visited attractions in the city.

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    Kelly Rice
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "The park is divided into three sections beginning with 40 acres featuring the Agrifina Circle adjoining Taft Avenue, where the Department of Tourism and the National Museum of Anthropology are located, is the Northeastern section; followed by the 54 acre park proper that extends down to Roxas Boulevard is the Central Section; and terminating at Southwestern section which includes Burnham Green,25 acrea open field, the Quirino Grandstand and the Manila Ocean Park along Manila Bay."
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    #4Escolta Street

    Escolta Street

    Escolta Street is a historic spot and one of the oldest streets in Manila, Philippines. It was built in 1594. The street is located in Binondo, Manila downtown district. It is known as calle de la Escolta in Spanish.

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Best What are the best tourist attractions in Manila
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1National Museum of PhilippinesOther 6 Paid
2Fort SantiagoPlaces 2 Paid
3Rizal ParkOther 1 Paid
4Escolta StreetOther 0 Free
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