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Intramuros Free Tour

Our Intramuros Free Tour is a fascinating journey through the historic heart of Manila! This 1.5-hour tour offers you a unique opportunity to explore the captivating neighborhood of Intramuros. As a tip-based tour, it allows you to determine the value of the experience based on your satisfaction, ensuring a fair and rewarding adventure.

Our Intramuros tour begins at the iconic Manila Cathedral, where our knowledgeable and friendly guide will greet you. From there, we’ll embark by foot on an exploration of Intramuros, taking you through its cobblestone streets and picturesque corners. Prepare to be transported back in time as we uncover the rich history and cultural heritage of this colonial neighborhood.

During the tour, you’ll have the chance to witness the vibrant local life that thrives within the old walls of Intramuros. Experience also the hustle and bustle of a living area, a place that exudes charm and authenticity. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere as you interact with friendly locals and gain insights into their daily lives.

One of the highlights of the Intramuros tour is a visit to the renowned St. Agustin Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest church in the country. Marvel at the intricate details of its architecture and learn about the significant role it played in shaping the history of Manila.

We’ll also explore the enchanting Puerta Real Gardens, where you’ll be taken to a different era through its well-preserved Spanish architecture and tranquil gardens. Take a leisurely stroll through this picturesque setting and soak up the ambiance that harkens back to a bygone era.

Our tour continues to Casa Manila, a beautifully restored colonial house that offers a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of the past. 

The final stop of the Intramuros tour is the St. Agustin Church, a symbol of religious devotion and a testament to the resilience of the Filipino people. Be aware of this historic landmark as you listen to captivating stories and anecdotes from our guide.

Those interested in a more detailed tour of Manila, including food tasting in Chinatown and bike riding in Intramuros, can check out our Manila City Tour – Walk, Eat & Explore 

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  • Introduction of Intramuros - the old historical part of Manila
  • Get a glance at the local life in this old colonial neighborhood
  • Manila Cathedral
  • St. Agustin Church - the oldest church, UNESCO heritage site
  • Casa Manila Complex
  • Puerto Real Gardens - old spanish architecture and gardens


Tour Itinerary

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    10:00 – Tour starts at the entrance of Manila Cathedral
    11:30 – Tour ends

Good to Know

  • The Intramuros Free Tour starts at 10:00 just outside of Manila Cathedral
  • This tour is tip-based
  • The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours
  • Pick up Points: Manila Cathedral, Intramuros, Manila
  • Things to bring: Hat, water, sunscreen




  • Guide


  • Transportation to the meeting point 
  • Tip for the guide
  • Water 
  • Food

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Why do we offer a free tour?

Abraham Tours believes that travel should be accessible for anyone at every budget and this tour gives you the opportunity to explore the city and see our high standard for quality. We hope that if you enjoy the Free Tour of Intramuros that you will be inspired to join us for one of our paid tours!

What is an appropriate amount to tip the guide?

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy a tour that fits their budget, so this tour allows you to be the boss and decide your price. If you loved your tour and tour guide, let him or her know! The average tip is around 250-500 PHP per person (or about 5-10 USD), but feel free to give any amount that you feel is worth it. 

How long is the tour?

This tour is relatively short and should take about 1.5 hours from start to finish. This tour is a good introduction to Intramuros – the old part of Manila, which you can further explore on your own or by joining our Manila City Tour – Walk, Eat & Explore 

How can I get from Abraham Manila or Makati, to the starting point of the tour?

For joiners staying at Abraham Manila or anywhere in Makati, an Abraham Tours escort can assist you going to the Manila Cathedral, the starting point of the tour, via public transport, specifically through ferry and tuktuk. Please note that transportation fees will be paid by participants.
In some rare cases we won’t be able to offer an escort. If that happens, our staff can help you to book a Grab (Uber) which you can share with other participants.

What is the Free Tour?

The Free Tour is the best introduction to Intramuros. A local knowledgeable guide will show you the main points of interest around, so that later you would know better how to explore further on your own. If you feel like trying delicious local food in Manila’s Chinatown, you should join right after our Manila City Tour – Walk, Eat & Explore 


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