Tips on Exploring Intramuros on Bamboo Bikes


There are places best explored on 2-wheels, and the historic walled city of Intramuros is one of those.

Intramuros in Spanish means "within walls". It was founded by the Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi in the 16th century, lived through the second World War, and still exists today.

Currently standing as a settlement, commercial area, and historical site, Intramuros blends the Philippines' past and present into one dynamic city of its own: a city behind the walls.

Whether you only have one chance to visit the historical site, or you want to make the most out of your visit next time around, we have tips to make the most out of your visit in Intramuros!

Tip 1: Check out the local's stalls

You don't need to spend a fortune to have a taste of Filipino culture. Have an inexpensive authentic experience by trying out food made by locals.

Try out Patio de Conchita for Filipino dishes that will leave you full and satisfied. For a healthy refreshment, try out the shake stands abound that can make you a shake made of real fruits. You can get a big cup for as low as 55 PHP!

Don't skip Philippine mangoes. Look for the stall near Manila Cathedral that sells fresh mangoes and juice. They sell export quality mangoes for as low as 40 PHP / kilo!

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