- Posted August 21, 2013 by
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During the spaniards time this place was known as the original stone structures. To date the old walled stones still stand and continues to attract tourist around the world.
One section of Fort Santiago is dedicated to the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal, Philippine National Hero. This area shows Dr. Jose Rizal's footprint embedded in the pavement which serves as markers to the paths he passed from his cell in Fort Santiago to Bagumbayan. This mark as as path to "Last Walk to Martyrdom".
Around Fort Santiago you can still see cannon, tunnels, museum, kalesa and more. Flock of tourist always go to Fort Santiago with tourist guide to orient them about the history of Fort Santiago.
Fort Santiago, oldest Hispanic stone fortresses is only just one of the sections of Intramuros and there more to explore in this area.