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Manila: Historical Bamboo Bike Tour in Intramuros

Manila: Historical Bamboo Bike Tour in Intramuros

Get on your bamboo bike made by local craftsmen to explore all major historical sites of Intramuros, the historical district of Manila. Start your tour by picking the best bambike that fits you. Start your tour with the guide by riding to Plaza San Luis, a complex inside Intramuros where you can find a Japanese cannon used in World War II. Spend time listening to your guide's explanation about Intramuros's history at Puerta Real Gardens, surrounded by local fauna. The next stop is Puerta Del Parian, one of the earliest gateways to Intramuros. You will then be directed to the Aduana Building, Manila Cathedral and Plaza de Roma, the historic center of Spanish colonial times of Manila. Refresh yourself with a cold towel and an ice cream after the tour!

Manila: Guided Sunset Bamboo Bike Tour in Intramuros

Manila: Guided Sunset Bamboo Bike Tour in Intramuros

Get on a bamboo bike made by local craftsmen to explore all the major historical sites of Intramuros, the historical center of Manila. Discover local sites like Fort Santiago, Plaza de Roma, and Puerta del Parian.  Start your tour by picking the best bambike for you and put on your helmet before you hit the streets. Follow your guide from Casa Manila, a museum focused on the Spanish colonization of the Philippines. Ride to the Japanese Cannon and learn about the city's World War II history. Listen as your guide explains Intramuros's history at Puerta Real Gardens, surrounded by local fauna. The next stop is Puerta Del Parian, one of the earliest gateways to Intramuros. Continue to the Aduana Building, the Manila Cathedral, and Plaza de Roma, the historic center of colonial Manila. Finally, stop at the Bayleaf Hotel Skydeck to watch the sunset before returning to the meeting point at around 6:30 PM. Refresh yourself with a cold towel and an ice cream after your tour.

Manila: Intramuros Myths and Nights Tour

Manila: Intramuros Myths and Nights Tour

The tour takes off from Plaza Moriones. Listen to the history and mythology of the Filipinos. Find out how the Spanish colonial authorities fabricated the tales of horrors to suppress our natioalism. Under the Acacia tree in Plaza Moriones, feast your ears of the stories of Aswangs ( Filipino vampire) Kapres and other mythological beings- creatures that have influence in every Filipinos childhood. The tour moves to Fort Santiago. Under the Balete tree, participate in the discussions about the "white ladies" and " dwendes" ( dwarves) etc. Discover how the Spaniards manipulated the mindset of the natives into thinking that the "conquerors" are better than the locals. The group proceeds to the chapel-cell of Jose Rizal. Unfold the stories on how the 'agimat" and monasticism took part in our struggle for independence. Dive into the depth of the dungeons. Do not fear the ghosts of the 600 civilians who died there. Fear that their memories be buried in oblivion. The tour moves next the churches of Manila Cathedral and San Agustin. Discover how the Catholicism merges with local religions and how the supreme beings of the natives become the demon of yhe "conquerors." The tour ends in the Puerta del Parian. Revive the spirit of the uprisings.

Puerta del Parian: Our most recommended tours and activities

Manila: Historical Bamboo Bike Tour in Intramuros

Manila: Historical Bamboo Bike Tour in Intramuros

Get on your bamboo bike made by local craftsmen to explore all major historical sites of Intramuros, the historical district of Manila. Start your tour by picking the best bambike that fits you. Start your tour with the guide by riding to Plaza San Luis, a complex inside Intramuros where you can find a Japanese cannon used in World War II. Spend time listening to your guide's explanation about Intramuros's history at Puerta Real Gardens, surrounded by local fauna. The next stop is Puerta Del Parian, one of the earliest gateways to Intramuros. You will then be directed to the Aduana Building, Manila Cathedral and Plaza de Roma, the historic center of Spanish colonial times of Manila. Refresh yourself with a cold towel and an ice cream after the tour!

Manila: Guided Sunset Bamboo Bike Tour in Intramuros

Manila: Guided Sunset Bamboo Bike Tour in Intramuros

Get on a bamboo bike made by local craftsmen to explore all the major historical sites of Intramuros, the historical center of Manila. Discover local sites like Fort Santiago, Plaza de Roma, and Puerta del Parian.  Start your tour by picking the best bambike for you and put on your helmet before you hit the streets. Follow your guide from Casa Manila, a museum focused on the Spanish colonization of the Philippines. Ride to the Japanese Cannon and learn about the city's World War II history. Listen as your guide explains Intramuros's history at Puerta Real Gardens, surrounded by local fauna. The next stop is Puerta Del Parian, one of the earliest gateways to Intramuros. Continue to the Aduana Building, the Manila Cathedral, and Plaza de Roma, the historic center of colonial Manila. Finally, stop at the Bayleaf Hotel Skydeck to watch the sunset before returning to the meeting point at around 6:30 PM. Refresh yourself with a cold towel and an ice cream after your tour.

Manila: Intramuros Myths and Nights Tour

Manila: Intramuros Myths and Nights Tour

The tour takes off from Plaza Moriones. Listen to the history and mythology of the Filipinos. Find out how the Spanish colonial authorities fabricated the tales of horrors to suppress our natioalism. Under the Acacia tree in Plaza Moriones, feast your ears of the stories of Aswangs ( Filipino vampire) Kapres and other mythological beings- creatures that have influence in every Filipinos childhood. The tour moves to Fort Santiago. Under the Balete tree, participate in the discussions about the "white ladies" and " dwendes" ( dwarves) etc. Discover how the Spaniards manipulated the mindset of the natives into thinking that the "conquerors" are better than the locals. The group proceeds to the chapel-cell of Jose Rizal. Unfold the stories on how the 'agimat" and monasticism took part in our struggle for independence. Dive into the depth of the dungeons. Do not fear the ghosts of the 600 civilians who died there. Fear that their memories be buried in oblivion. The tour moves next the churches of Manila Cathedral and San Agustin. Discover how the Catholicism merges with local religions and how the supreme beings of the natives become the demon of yhe "conquerors." The tour ends in the Puerta del Parian. Revive the spirit of the uprisings.

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4.7
(71 reviews)

Really enjoyable tour headed up by such a warm and friendly guide who was a lot of fun and enjoyed cracking a joke. Nice atmosphere and enjoyable experience. Would definitely recommend.

Stephen the guide was super informative and knowledgeable , u could ride a little faster, as it's hard to balance the bike when u go so slow

Interesting and easy route, filled with comprehensive local knowledge introduction, definitely recommend it!

Our intern guide was amazing. Her knowledge on the history amazed us. Well spoken and very friendly

Knowledgable guide, ice cream + cold towel were nice additions too the tour