Fort Santiago

Romblon, Romblon

Fort Santiago is located in Romblon, Romblon. It is perched on top of the hill across town opposite Fort San Andres. They provide a vantage view of the town at 156 feet above sea level.

Fort Santiago News

  • More Visitors Eyed As Fort Santiago Showcases Two New Sections

    More Visitors Eyed As Fort Santiago Showcases Two New Sections

    In addition to its existing dungeons, promenades and ruins, visitors now have more reasons to visit Fort Santiago as it opened two new historic sites recently "the Paseo Soledad and Plaza Moriones. The sections were redeveloped by the Department of Tourism (DOT), as part of the Intramuros Revival Project spearheaded by Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon T. Teo that seeks to boost visitor arrivals in the historic walled city to 91 percent.

    "We started the project in October by cleaning up the streets, followed by the Christmas Season, when we lighted the giant parol at Plaza Romana. We also hel ...

  • The Untouched Beauty Of Romblon

    The Untouched Beauty Of Romblon

    Romblon is my home town and I am very proud that I was raised in this small archipelago. My early years was surrounded by rice field, trees, and marbles, I thought the province of Romblon is composed of such but I was wrong. When I started traveling that's the time that I discovered that my home town has a lot to offer. From the untouched beaches, unexplored caves, mountains, underwater richness and may others. This article will show you how beautiful Romblon is. Allow me to introduce to you the gorgeous tourist destinations in Romblon.

    Let's start with Cresta de Gallo (photo above) in Sib ...

  • 24 Hours In Manila

    24 Hours In Manila

    Manila is for many just a stopover on the way to the many beach destinations or to the north of the Philippines. Here are some suggestions how to make the most of 24 hours in Manila.

    Morning

    Start with a breakfast of your choice, either at the hotel or one of the cafes or bakeries. If you are within walking distance to the LRT1 line, I recommend taking a stroll there while witnessing the daily life of the locals along the way. Kids on their way to school, workers in the shops and repairs, and even the younger kids doing their morning bath outside the house. They are all smiling and wis ...

  • The Forgotten Forts Of Romblon

    The Forgotten Forts Of Romblon

    During the Spanish colonization of the Philippines, the Spaniards built the twin fortresses of San Andres and Santiago on the two adjacent hills in the town of Romblon. For centuries, the twin forts made of coral blocks and bricks guarded the town against the Moro raiders and Dutch pirates.

    Almost four centuries past, what were left are remnants of the twin forts ??" neglected and forgotten. Not even a historical commemorative marker or marble epitaph are there to remind Romblomanon of its existence and the role it played in history.

    The San Andres Fort now houses Philippine Atmospheric ...