Manila San Miguel and Malacañang Palace Historical Walking Tour

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Malacañang Museum
Malacañang Museum
Malacañang Museum
Malacañang Museum

What To Expect

Stroll along the genteel quarter of San Miguel and poke inside the hollowed halls of our presidential abode - Malacañang Palace. Cap off our walk with a fine-dine merienda at a lovely colonial-period mansion.


  • A fully guided walking tour around San Miguel District

  • Discover a collection of memorabilia at the Presidential Museum and Library

  • Learn interesting facts about the past and present nation leaders

  • See well-maintained pre-war mansions along the streets of San Miguel

  • Visit the historic Legarda Mansion

  • Enjoy a fine-dine merienda at the La Cocina de Tita Moning


Manila Walking Tours
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Legarda Mansion (La Cocina de Tita Moning)
2 hours and 30 minutes
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at upon request
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Fall in love with Manila all over again and learn more about the dynamic history of the city as you join this easy walking tour of San Miguel area and the Malacañang Palace.

Explore galleries and exhibits of well-curated displays of the impressive legacies of the nation's presidents at the Presidential Museum and Library. Walk through the elegantly-styled building with magnificent polished wood floorboards, sparkling chandeliers, ornate wood paneling and capiz window and find a fascinating collection of memorabilia arranged chronologically, from the Spanish era to the EDSA People Power Revolution. Take a glimpse at the sumptuous state rooms and learn more interesting stories and fun facts about the past and present leaders of the country from your knowledgeable tour guide.You may also take amazing souvenir photos of the Spanish colonial facade of the palace.

Then, be transported back to the bygone era of Manila's glory days as you take a leisurely stroll along the tranquil streets of San Miguel. Pass by numerous pre-war mansions and houses which were once homes of powerful Filipino-Spanish clans that led the worlds of Philippine publishing, academe, medicine and politics.

Before the tour ends, experience the genteel life of pre-war San Miguel as you visit the historic Legarda Mansion, formerly known as La Cocina de Tita Moning where you will cap off your tour with a fine-dine merienda .


  • 2.5-hour guided tour

  • Malacañang Palace museum entrance

  • Fine-dine merienda at the Legarda Mansion*

  • English-speaking guide


  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • *Fine-dine lunch or dinner option may also be substituted for the merienda at an additional cost.

  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing.

  • Tour is conducted in English. Tagalog and Mandarin guided walks are available upon request. Please specify language request upon booking and wait for confirmation about guide availability.

  • Please specify any dietary restrictions upon booking.

  • Children 5 years old and below are free of charge.

  • As part of palace security procedures, full names are required to be submitted at least ten (10) days advance prior to tour date. For non-Filipino citizens, please include a clear scanned copy of your passport.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 10 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 3 to 9 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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