via GMA News Online, 03 March 2021: As Manila continues to reopen, here’s a video of Miss Manila Alexandra Abdon showing viewers around the walled city of Intramuros. The segment starts around the 3-minute mark, and the video is in Filipino.
The gates of Intramuros are finally open again to tourists who wish to explore Manila’s rich history.
So what can we expect inside the Walled City in the “new normal”?
“Unang Hirit” gave viewers a full virtual tour with the help of none other than Miss Manila Alexandra Abdon.
Fort Santiago, the great fortress used by the Spanish as a prison and artillery, and Baluarte de San Diego, where beautiful ruins of a circular watch tower used to defend Manila from enemies can be viewed, are now open to tourists.
The famous Casa Manila and White Cross marker that commemorates the hundreds who died in World War II are taking in visitors, as well.