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Address: Santa Clara Street | Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: (02)4844945
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Carlos Celdran takes visitors on a leisurely stroll around a selection of...
Carlos Celdran takes visitors on a leisurely stroll around a selection of Intramuros' structures with an irreverent yet informative analysis of Philippine architecture, culture, and society from Pre-Hispanic Manila until the present.
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In Manner... or Direction, Walk His Way

Carlos Celdran beckons to his followers to "Walk this way..." He entices, he bellows, he persuades. It is all in part due to his theatrical expertise that he is able to do this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Carlos Celdran beckons to his followers to "Walk this way..." He entices, he bellows, he persuades. It is all in part due to his theatrical expertise that he is able to do this in a seamless manner, one which enthralls and captivates, at least the majority of the group that was on my tour on July 3rd, 2015. However, one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Carlos does a pretty good job of presenting his opinion of Philippine history and culture and he has some interesting things to say. Expect a large group and to have difficulty hearing sometimes. Don't expect a comprehensive tour of Intramuros. The tour is mostly confined to Fort Santiago followed by pedicab or horse carriage ride to briefly see San Agustin... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Before you fork over your 1100PHP (24USD), make sure you have an absolute open mind. If you do, sign up, show up, and delight in the stories tour guide Carlos Celdran will share about some popular names in history. Prepare for a brisk walk, entertaining stories, some costume changes, sitting on benches, stones, or grass, calesa (horse-drawn carriage) rides, a... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was in Manila at the end of may, 2015. As a specialist in interpersonal communication, I was not expecting Carlos's performance. Once he started, I stopped being a tourist and went into Professional mode which meant that I became much more observant and "critical". He is a great actor and has a very well structured and "entertaining" show which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I had a great and EDUCATED time on this tour. Carlos was very thorough and had a lot of personality to add to his theater performance. Not only do you get to walk around and see a lot of historic Manila but Carlos brings to life the city by making the facts more intriguing and theatrical. I prefer this more... More 

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Even though I was running late and missed the first part of the tour, when I caught up I found Carlos entertaining and I was fascinated with his views and learnt about Filipino history. Walking through Intramuros was interesting to imagine how it could've been and I appreciated that the tour contributes to helping the little vendors when taking either... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fabulous way to spend a few hours in Manila. I only had a half day to see Manila, and I am so glad that I invested the time in this tour. I learned and was reminded about many historical events and also gained a much deeper appreciation for Manila and Philippine culture, all the while being thoroughly entertained. A "must... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I thought Carlos had an excellent way of explaining Philippine history and more importantly how it relates to the Manila of today. It is a large sized group, so not a lot of one on one exposer with him, but I think it is still work it. I can say I look at Manila in a different way after having... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Not your average tour.. Very entertaining! Since I didn't know much about Filipino history, I learned a lot. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone who is staying in Manila. As a suggestion, bring along a bottle of water. Even though many of the stops along the tour are in the shade, it can get quite hot.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Most people know about Philippine history via what is written in the history books. However, to have history retold within the walls of Intramuros with as much color and passion as only Carlos Celdran can muster - this is an experience that cannot be missed. From beginning to end - one will never be lacking in theatrics. Carlos is full... More 

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Address: Address: Santa Clara Street | Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: (02)4844945
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila>  > Quiapo

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