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Baluarte de San Diego

Sta. Lucia St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, Philippines

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About Baluarte de San Diego

Baluarte de San Diego in Intramuros used to be a drowning chamber during the Spanish Period. It was built and designed by the Jesuit priest Antonio Sedeno in the late 1580s. Today, the baluarte is a bonsai garden that caters to tourists and social gatherings. Daily a lot of people visits this place by its historical significance.



Attractions near Baluarte de San Diego

National Planetarium0.33km from Baluarte de San Diego

One of the renowned planetarium in the Philippines and is located in Rizal Park between the Japanese Garden and Chinese Garden on Padre Burgos Avenue in the central district of Ermita. It opened on October 8, 1975, and has been in operation since then. It was one of the main tourist attractions in Manila.

San Agustin Church0.37km from Baluarte de San Diego

San Agustin Church in Manila should be on the itinerary of anyone with an interest in history or architecture. Located inside the historic Walled City of Intramuros, this Roman Catholic Baroque-style church is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built by the Spaniards in the 16th century, the church has survived a major earthquake in 1863 as well as the ravages of World War II.

Dr. José Rizal National Monument0.43km from Baluarte de San Diego

The Rizal Monument is a memorial in Rizal Park in Manila, the Philippines built to commemorate the executed Filipino nationalist, José Rizal. The monument consists of a standing bronze sculpture of Rizal, with an obelisk, set on a stone base within which his remains are interred. It is one of the main attractions in this area.

Casa Manila0.45km from Baluarte de San Diego

Casa Manila Museum portrays the lifestyle of the educated and moneyed class during the 17th and 18th centuries. While the people who had once lived in such a house are gone, there remain the things they have left behind- the products of their extravagance and the relics of their family values, customs, traditions, and beliefs.

Rizal Park0.48km from Baluarte de San Diego

Rizal Park is a 60-hectare oasis of greenery and blooms set in Manila's busy financial and commercial district. Dedicated to Philippine's national hero Dr Jose Rizal, this urban park has gardens, historical monuments, a 3D map of the Philippines, picnic grounds, a grand stadium, and an open-air concert hall.

National Library of the Philippines0.58km from Baluarte de San Diego

A huge library complex which was located in the  Ermita on a portion of Rizal Park facing T. M. Kalaw Avenue, Manila. The library is notable for being the home of the original copies of the defining works of José Rizal: Noli Me Tangere, El Filibusterismo and Mi último adiós, and so more.  It has a large collection of books and thus it attracts so many peoples here.

Where is Baluarte de San Diego

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The city is located on the eastern shores of Manila Bay. The Pasig River flows through the middle of the city, dividing it into the north and south sections. It is home to many historic sites, some of which were built during the 16th century.