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INTRAMUROS VISITORS UP BY 132% IN FEB – DOT

The walled city continues to draw visitors amid the pandemic registering 38,154 same-day guests in February 2022, or a whopping 132 percent increase from January’s 28,855 visitors. “The increase in visitors in Intramuros’ various sites reflects the optimism and confidence in travel,” Tourism Secretary and Intramuros Administration (IA)Chairperson Berna Romulo-Puyat said. “Intramuros is an ideal […]

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FREE ENTRANCE TO INTRAMUROS FOR FULLY VAXXED – DOT

As part of its efforts to support the country’s vaccination program and to encourage more people to get their COVID-19 jabs, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced its latest incentives for fully vaccinated individuals who wish to pay the Walled City of Intramuros a visit.  From November 15 to 30, 2021, individuals who have completed their […]

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MORNING EXERCISES NOW OK IN INTRAMUROS – DOT

As Intramuros reopens its sites, museums, and indoor attractions, thereby providing the public with an alternative and safer venue for leisurely activity, the Intramuros Administration (IA) made accessible its open-air sites as venues for morning exercises exclusively for the vulnerable population starting October 30. “We wish to give our fellow Filipinos, especially those who belong […]

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INTRAMUROS, RIZAL PARK NOW OPEN FOR VISITORS

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat announced the reopening of Rizal Park and three sites in Intramuros namely Fort Santiago, Baluarte de San Diego and Plaza San Luis under limited capacity and shortened operating hours. Starting on September 16, Rizal Park will be open from 5:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. with a maximum capacity […]

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INTRAMUROS WELCOMES VISITORS AGAIN – ROMULO-PUYAT

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has announced the formal reopening of the historic walled city of Intramuros for tourists visiting in the “new normal.” “Intramuros is ready and prepared for its reopening following the easing of quarantine restrictions and the minimum health and safety standards set for parks, plazas, open spaces, heritage sites, […]

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PH DIVE SPOTS, INTRAMUROS BAG WTA AWARDS – DOT

Dive sites in the Philippines and the walled city of Intramuros once again bagged accolades at the 27th World Travel Awards (WTA). The award-giving body recognized the Philippines as the World’s Leading Dive Destination and Intramuros as the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction in 2020.“We are incredibly grateful for the recognition given to the Philippines’ magnificent dive sites and the […]

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DOT, iACADEMY INK PACT FOR INTRAMUROS AUGMENTED REALITY APP – ROMULO-PUYAT

History junkies can now visualize what Intramuros appeared back in the day with the upcoming launch of an augmented reality app that will allow users to indulge in a 3D experience of the old walled city. The Department of Tourism and iAcademy, a school that specializes in computing, business, and design, signed a memorandum of […]

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DOT READY TO ASSIST MANILA’S TOURISM DEVELOPMENT – ROMULO-PUYAT

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the national government stands ready to assist the City of Manila in improving its tourism industry as she lauds the initiatives of Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso in cleaning the capital. “For us, in any way that we can help the mayor, we are ready to extend help,” Romulo-Puyat said […]