Our Walking Tour of Intramuros: Part 1

After enjoying the Ferry ride from Guadalupe to Intramuros.

It took us an hour to get to our first destination at Plaza Mexico Station. But it was a worth-while trip, riding the Ferry is really a cool way to travel, there’s no traffic, no smoke belchers to be seen , no noise of jeepney and buss horns except for our Ferry’s. But it was a smooth, relaxing and quite ride from Guadalupe to Manila.

Now of to the Manila Cathedral-Basilica.

Manila Cathedral-Basilica

We then make trail to our first destination, The Manila Cathedral-Basilica. It was a couple of blocks from the station so we have more time to take more picture on old structure as this one.

This is taken just in front of the Plaza Mexico Station. We actually just crossed the street and started taking pictures.

The Old Aduana Building

This is the old Aduana Building (Customs House). It house different government body in it glory years, like the House of Customs, Central Bank of the Philippines, the National Treasury and the Commission on Elections.

This sure is an important establishment in its time. I bet a lot of movies were made inside its old walls.

Kalesa (offers a tour of Intramuros for Php250.00)

After less than 10 minutes walk, we reaches our first destination. The Manila Metropolitan Cathedral-Basilica (also known as the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and informally as Manila Cathedral). Build in 1581, it’s the mother church for many catholic churches in the Philippines.

The Manila Cathedral

There were lots of tourist everyday enjoying the amazing structure. She is truly old and beautiful. Picture and images will not give justice to its beauty. You must be see it in person to truly appreciate the history and grace of the cathedral.

Different size of bells
The Pieta

A sculpture of the Pieta inside the cathedral is really breath taking.

Photo shoot with a Guardia Sibil

While on our way to the Bahay-Tsinoy Museum for out Binondo Wok map. We then chance upon a Guardia Sibil on his post.

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