Intramuros is the oldest district and historic core of Manila
, the capital of the Philippines
. Known as the Walled City, the originalfortified
city of Manila was the seat of the Spanish government during the Spanish colonial period
. The walled part of Manila was called intramuros, which is Latin
for "within the walls"; districts beyond the walls were referred as the extramuros of Manila, meaning "outside the walls"
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