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Binondo and Quiapo Walking Tour

From: 2,750.00

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1 person : ₱6,950.00
2 persons : ₱5,950.00 per person
3 to 8 persons : ₱2,750.00 per person

Binondo and Quiapo Walking Tour

In this half day tour, you walk the fascinating, chaotic alleys of Binondo where every turn is a cacophony of sight, sound, smell and taste.

In both Binondo and Quiapo you will find Graeco-Roman and Art Deco architecture of the past City of Manila.

We begin at the Binondo Church, which dates from 1596. The exploration continuous while we travel to Santa Cruz Church, Quiapo Church and finally Asia’s only Neo-Gothic, all steel church, San Sebastian.

During this walking tour you will learn about the history of the Chinese in the Philippines, the brief British occupation.

You will have the opportunity to shop for native goods in Quiapo

Duration:4 hours.

This is a walking tour.

Tour Summary :

– Pick up from your hotel / house to Plaza San Ruiz and Binondo Church(1594)
– Ongpin street and side-streets
– Santa Cruz Church (1608)
– Avenida Rizal
– Side streets of the Quiapo district to the Quiapo Church
– Bahay Nakpil Bautista house/museum(1914)
– Manila’s largest native goods market under the bridge “Ilalim ng Tulay crafts market”
– Hidalgo Street to the border between Quiapo and Manila’s San Miguel district to the UNESCO World heritage candidate, the San Sebastian Church (1891)
– Our driver will await you here for your transfer back to your house / hotel.

Itinerary

After pick up from your hotel/house, you will be driven to the heart of Manila’s old downtown where you meet with our English speaking guide for a 2.5 hours guided walking tour (max. 6 people).

At Plaza San Ruiz, facing the 1594 Binondo Church, in the world’s oldest Chinatown, you begin your guided walking tour.

Walk down the chaotic length of Ongpin street (traditional Chinatown shops and restaurants) and side-streets into the district of Santa Cruz, to the 1608 Santa Cruz Church.

From here, you continue the traffic-laden length of Avenida Rizal, heart and center of what was once known as Manila Downtown, then through the side streets of Quiapo district to Quiapo Church. Here you will see fortune tellers, palm readers, amulet vendors, and herbal medical remedies.

We will stop by the Secessionist style 1914 Bahay Nakpil Bautista house/museum which is typical of the finest turn-of-the-century urban Manila architecture.

From there, we will stroll through the Muslim market and Manila’s largest native goods market under the bridge “Ilalim ng Tulay crafts market”.

From here, we will walk up Hidalgo Street to the border between Quiapo and Manila’s San Miguel district to the UNESCO World heritage candidate, the 1891 San Sebastian Church, the only cast iron church in Asia.

Here our driver will await you for your transfer back to your house / hotel.

Schedule

Pick up

Pick up 08:30 am.

FREE pick-up from your house / hotel in Makati, Taguig, Ermita, Malate and Pasay.
Additional Php 500 per way per van applies outside these areas.

Drop off

Drop off around 12:30 pm depending on traffic.

FREE drop off at your house / hotel in Makati, Taguig, Ermita, Malate and Pasay.
Additional Php 500 per way per van applies outside these areas.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions

– Round-trip air-conditioned transportation hotel/house-Plaza San Ruiz-hotel/house with driver.
– 2.5 hours guided walking tour by knowledgeable, English speaking guide.
– All entrance fees.

Exclusions

Things To Bring

Suggest you wear sensible clothing as we visit churches and will be confronted with poverty.

Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Bring sun & rain protection and water.

Tour Notes

Itinerary may change due to weather or local conditions.

Rates subject to change.

For customized tour arrangements, please send us an e-mail via tours@riceterracesbanaue.com or fill our Tour Enquiry form and we will be pleased to quote you.

  • Tours cancelled 8-30 days prior to commencement of services, twenty-five percent (25%) of the total price.
  • Tours cancelled 1-7 days prior to commencement of services, fifty percent (50%) of the total price.
  • Tours cancelled on departure day and later, 100% of total price.

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