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Photogenic ruins

I was attracted to see the remaining walls of Aduana simply because it looked so picturesque. It's... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Scott W
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Old Street in Intramuros

This review is quite late. I used to frequent this place with my father when I was in Grade School... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Jul 28, 2018
“Photogenic ruins”
Aug 4, 2017
“Ruined but sturdy looking facade”
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I was attracted to see the remaining walls of Aduana simply because it looked so picturesque. It's a pity there is not more information about the building and it's history. Great for a quick "drive by" photo, but not much else to do.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed August 4, 2017

It still gets the attention of the passersby or even some people who can easily see the beautiful and fascinating.things. I am glad it is not toppled down but looking for the next time it will be rebuilt and retain the old design and structure...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

As a surveyor I am fascinated by buildings . Whist derelict it is beautiful and I understand the exterior is preserved due to its importance . It's a shame more can't be done to allow access but it looks to be in a perilous state

Thank markoBRISTOL
Reviewed October 13, 2016

This review is quite late. I used to frequent this place with my father when I was in Grade School since I attended at the Colegio de Sta. Rosa and my father's office, the old site of the Central Bank of the Philippines, was just...More

2  Thank pinoytraveller2
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is my 2nd Intramuros tour for this year. Since I was not able to finish my tour, I decided to check-in at White Knight hotel. I spent most of my time looking at the historic places - one of which is Aduana. Found in...More

1  Thank 77Raine27
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Aduana is one among several streets in the walled city of Intramuros. It is teeming with history and great architecture. Nice walking adventure.

Thank Vic A
Reviewed May 31, 2015

It is located in front of the BPI Intramuros. The Aduana Building is also known as the Intendencia, It was built to attract merchants but what is left because of natural disaster it is left to ruins. it was an old custom house.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed November 19, 2014

Aduana is a street, yes - it is the Soriano Avenue in Intramuros - but it's not the attraction. Aduana actually is a colonial building also known as Intendencia which is full of historical accounts its been made part of the List of Cultural Properties...More

Thank TravelBug1469
Reviewed July 9, 2014

No doubt this historic building could have a significant historical value but for tourists who do not have any information about this, it may seem like an ordinary building in decay. Located within Intramuros along the main Aduana Street just a few steps from the...More

Thank Magellano81
Reviewed August 30, 2013

It’s just a road, perfectly fine because it was easily to locate. You will see a taxi or kalesa parking in here. So if you are looking a taxi this is the place where you can go because most of the transportation is in here.

Thank BeRFi303030
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