From Paco, Manila, to Fort Santiago to the Zapote Bridge, the Philippines is filled with cultural and historical landmarks that provide a reminder of the rich Filipino history.

Fort Santiago

Fort Santiago, Philippines

Tourists flock to these famous sites when visiting, but it’s nice for locals to visit as well – the question is, when should you go?

Weather can play a big part in your decision. The best time for locals may well be from June to November, even though it’s traditionally the rainy season. Those are the least crowded months for tourism, so they can be among the best times for locals to see landmarks. Regardless of when you choose to explore, avoid the Holy Week when hotels are always booked. It’s among the busiest weeks of the year.

Be sure to check out Intramuros, the oldest district and historical spot in Manila. It’s a great place to spend a day. Or stroll through Vigan in the northern Philippines and discover its heritage and preserved monumental buildings from the 18th century.

Vigan Philippines

City of Vigan, Philippines

Wherever you go, there’s one landmark you’ll never have trouble finding – Western Union. With more than 8,400 agent locations in the Philippines, you’ll be able to take advantage of our services from Manila to Cebu and from Pampanga to Bulacan.. Just another example of how all across the globe, we’re Moving Money for Better.

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  1. […] to have some fun in Manila? The Intramuros walking tour provides a humorous trek through Manila’s most historic district. Stroll through Fort Santiago and Plaza San Luis where you can learn about Philippine architecture, […]

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