Walled City of Manila

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Colonial Urban Plan and Fortifications of the Walled City of Manila is part of the Tentative list of Philippines in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Colonial Urban Plan and Fortifications of the Walled City of Manila are representative of an important global trade town and Far Eastern colonial capital. The city was built by the Spanish in the 16th century to a gridiron plan. They also added the early modern Western fortifications.

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Full Name
Colonial Urban Plan and Fortifications of the Walled City of Manila
Country
Philippines
Added
2024
Type
Cultural
Categories
Urban landscape - Asian
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2024 Revision

Successor to Historic Centre of Manila Intramuros (1989)

2024 Added to Tentative List

1989 Rejected

As Historic Centre of Manila Intramuros: Does not meet requirements

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WHS 1997-2024