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Intramuros visitors up by 132% in February

MANILA — The walled city continues to draw visitors in amid the pandemic registering 38,154 same-day guests as of 23 February 2022, or a whopping 132 percent increase from January’s 28,855 visitors.

“The increase in visitors in Intramuros’ various sites reflects the optimism and confidence in travel,” Tourism Secretary and Intramuros Administration (IA)Chairperson Berna Romulo-Puyat said.

With its vast open-space,  lush gardens, and the strict implementation of health and safety protocols, Intramuros is an ideal site to visit in the new normal”, added Puyat noting that under the Covid-19 Alert Level 2, physical distancing, contact tracing, and the maximum number of visitors per site are strictly observed in the walled city.

Intramuros sites that are open include Fort Santiago (weekdays: 9AM to 8:30 PM; weekends: 6 AM to 9:30 PM.), Casa Manila Museum (weekends only: 9 AM to 5 PM), and Baluarte de San Diego (8 AM to 5 PM daily).

Published:February 24, 2022

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