Casa Manila and Barrio San Luis complex

Casa Manila is a museum in Intramuros depicting colonial lifestyle during Spanish colonization of the Philippines. (Only Cellphone Camera is allowed inside and Video is not allowed. There is only specific place to take picture)

 Casa Manila is a copy of an 1850s San Nicolas House that was once located in Calle Jaboneros. The architect of Casa Manila was J. Ramon L. Faustmann. It was constructed by Imelda Marcos during the 1980s and modeled on Spanish colonial architecture.

The museum is the imposing stone-and-wood structure c. 1850, one of the grand houses in Barrio San Luis, the heart of this barrio along Gen. Luna Street and beside the San Agustin monastery are five houses: Casa Manila, Casa Blanca, Casa Urdaneta. Los Hidalgos and El Hogar Filipino. None of these houses trace to the colonial period because they are post-1970s reconstructions of colonial dwellings. When completed the barrio will have a total of nine houses representing different periods of colonial architecture. is located across historic San Agustin church and bounded by Calle Real, General Luna, Cabildo and Urdaneta streets. The other two are the Los Hidalgos, c. 1650 and Cuyugan Mansion, c. 1890.

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