Intramuros, the oldest district of Manila

Intramuros is the oldest district and historic core of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Known as the Walled City, the original fortified city of Manila was the seat of the Spanish government during the Spanish colonial period. The walled part of Manila was called intramuros, which is Latin for “within the walls”; districts beyond the walls were referred as the extramuros of Manila, meaning “outside the walls”. Source: Wikipedia

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5 thoughts on “Intramuros, the oldest district of Manila

  1. gpcox January 13, 2013 / 6:46 pm

    Are these still ruins of WWII?

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