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Fort Santiago

The amazing Fort Santiago, a citadel and fortress in Manila, Philippines, is one of the most important historical sites in the entire country. Fort Santiago was originally built by Miguel López de Legazpi, a Spanish conquistador, who named the fort after Saint James the Great, the Patron Saint of Spain. The fort has an almost triangular form and a perimeter of 620 metres that is surrounded by a moat that separates it from the city. Now this 16th century fort is a testament to the rich history and fighting spirit of the Philippines.

  • Walk the road that snakes through Fort Santiago, which contained some of the most famous prisoners in Manila, and you can see the footsteps of Jose Rizal on the way to his execution.
  • Explore the northern entrance to the fort to see The Postern of Our Lady of Solitude and to marvel at the ancient walls that were once the main defence system for Manila
  • Admire the restored façade of Fort Santiago that is decorated ornately with unique carvings and statues.

Fort Santiago is easy to reach using Manila’s public transport or taxi. The easiest way to get to Fort Santiago by public transport is to take the LRT. You can get on the LRT at the Baclaran Station then get off at the Central Station that is just a short walk away from the fort. Taxis in Manila are inexpensive and easy to find, so the most convenient way to get there is to just jump into a taxi. Be sure to negotiate a fare first to ensure the fare is not overcharged.

Hotels near Fort Santiago

136 hotels near Fort Santiago

1 Manila Hotel

5 stars
4.3 / 5 7 reviews

One Rizal Park Map

While in the Philippine capital, travellers find luxurious retreat in the elegant spaces, top-of-the-line services, and authentic Filipino hospitality at Manila Hotel. Apart from the rich fusion of... More


4 stars
3.9 / 5 7 reviews

Muralla corner Victoria Streets Intamuros Map

Set within the walls of historic Intramuros, The Bayleaf Intramuros Hotel makes for an ideal retreat for discerning travellers while in the capital city Manila. This elegant and sophisticated hotel... More

3 Ramada Manila Central

3 stars
5.0 / 5

Ongpin cor.Quintin Paredes Sts Map

Ramada Manila Central Hotel invites travellers to comfortable accommodations conveniently set in Manila Chinatown. This city hotel places visitors close to conferences and shows at Philippine... More

4 White Knight Hotel Intramuros

2 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

Plaza San Luis Complex General Luna Street corner Cabildo Street Intramuros Map

With affordable accommodations conveniently located in the historic heart of Manila, White Knight Hotel Intramuros makes for charming place to stay for travellers exploring the vibrant Philippine... More


4 stars
4.7 / 5 18 reviews

1000 Luneta Map

Hotel H2O Manila invites travellers to plush accommodations set in the heart of vibrant and heritage-rich Manila. This stylish city centre hotel offers easy access to Manila Ocean Park. While in... More

6 The Pearl Manila Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 31 reviews


Whether in the Philippine capital for business or leisure, travellers find convenient starting point at the centrally located accommodations of The Pearl Manila Hotel. This Manila hotel is close to... More

7 Pan Pacific Manila

5 stars
4.7 / 5 11 reviews

M. Adriatico cor. Gen Malvar St. Malate Map

Whether in the capital city Manila for business or leisure, travellers find deluxe accommodations and sophisticated setting at Pan Pacific Manila. This elegant hotel is near cultural attractions... More

8 Diamond Hotel Manila

5 stars
4.6 / 5 18 reviews

Roxas Boulevard cor Dr J Quintos Street Map

Diamond Hotel Manila offers a luxurious base for discerning travellers looking for lavish rooms and facilities near the picturesque Manila Bay. Tourists on a Manila holiday can view the marine... More

9 Bayview Park Hotel Manila

3 stars
4.1 / 5 44 reviews


Bayview Park Hotel Manila offers boutique-style accommodations and traditional Filipino hospitality less than a kilometre away from the famed Rizal Park. This budget-friendly Manila hotel places... More

10 Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino

4 stars
3.2 / 5 12 reviews

United Nations Avenue corner Maria Orosa Street Map

Manila Pavilion Hotel welcomes business and leisure travellers with tasteful accommodations set in a central location in Manila. Tourists at this sophisticated hotel can explore nearby local... More