Climb the Ramparts of Fort SantiagoThe Spanish built Fort Santiago of stone near the Pasig River in the 16th century. The Japanese used it as a prison. The Filipino hero Jose Rizal spent the night in it before his execution. If you come to the historic district of Manila called Intramuros you will have the opportunity to take a tour of the fort. You will be able to walk around the garden. There is a pond with blooming lotuses here. You can also take photos with a bronze statue of a monk, look at an old Spanish cannon, and a collection of rusted cars. You will visit the Rizal Shrine Museum. You will also be able to climb to the ramparts of the fort. Its height is 6.7 meters. You will enjoy the views of the city and the river.
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Active Leisure on the Beaches of Manila and IslandsYou will be able to enjoy not only a passive recreation but also active leisure on any of the beaches of Manila. For example, Subic Bay is located 120 kilometers from the city. You will have the opportunity to go surfing, diving, and boat trips. You can see dolphins frolicking in the waves during a water walk.
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Tour to Taal VolcanoTaal Lake is located 50 kilometers south of Manila. There is the smallest active volcano on the planet in the middle of it. It has the same name. There is also a small lake in its crater. You can go on a boat tour to the volcano island. You will take a walk to its top later. It will last for 60 minutes. But if you don't want to walk you can rent a horse and use the services of a driver. You will get the opportunity to see how steam comes out of the crater and bubbles appear on the water of the crater lake. You will also enjoy scenic views of the surrounding area.
Visit the Manila AquariumYou should pay attention to the Ocean Park Aquarium to get acquainted with the marine life of the Philippines better during your vacation in Manila. It was opened in Rizal Park in 2008. If you come here you can visit several pavilions, admire the 35-meter musical fountain, and walk through an underwater tunnel. Its walls are curved at an angle of 220 degrees. It's called the Living Ocean. The length of the tunnel is 25 meters.
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Boat Trip on a River That Flows UndergroundYou can go to Palawan Island from Manila. You will get to the village of Sabang. You will make a voyage along a river that flows through a karst cave and flows into the sea. However, you must get permission to visit it. It can be issued at the office located on the Sabang Pier. You can reach the cave entrance by boat or on foot through the jungle. You will cover a 5-kilometer path in 2 hours. You will get a life jacket, hard hat, and audio guide once you are near a natural attraction. You will be able to board another boat after that. You will go on a journey through the underground kingdom of stalactites and stalagmites.
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