Plaza de Armas

The Plaza de Armas is a public square in , . The central plaza of , it is one of three major plazas in Intramuros, the others being the central outside the fort grounds, and Plaza Moriones, a larger plaza outside Fort Santiago which was once a military promenade before it was closed in the 1863 earthquake that devastated Manila.

Notable Places in the Area

The in Intramuros is a museum dedicated to the lifework of José Rizal. Photo: Ramon FVelasquez, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
, built in 1593, is a citadel built by Spanish navigator and governor Miguel López de Legazpi for the new established city of in the . Photo: Drumlanrig, Public domain.

Military facility
The Naval Reserve Command, also known as NAVRESCOM or RESCOM, is one the Philippine Navy's Major Support Commands created for the sole purpose of reserve force management, procurement, and organization. is situated 220 meters southeast of Plaza de Armas.

Localities in the Area

The is a place located in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the historic centre and oldest district of Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The University Belt, or the "U-Belt" in short, contains a large cluster of universities and colleges in . is situated 2½ km east of Plaza de Armas. Photo: Patrickroque01, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Plaza de Armas

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Notable Places

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