I had been through Manila a year earlier and none of the locals I was with thought of going to Intramuros. This time I had one day to myself and came across it on Tripadvisor. It was a great way to spend a day. I love history and this has centuries of it, from the Spanish upto the WWII. Also take a ride in one of the carriages and see the area with a guide. I had an old man and his young grandson show me around. You can see them out front of the Cathedral.