In Pre-colonial times, this was the site of Rajah Soliman's "kuta" or fort. The spaniards under the term of Governor Gómez Pérez Dasmariñas fortified what was originally wooden structures.
Other governors general continued to modernize Fort Santiago's defenses. Which makes it probably the best laid-out portion of the walls.
Intramuros a historical and oldest distric place and core of the Manila City the capital of Philippines and also they called Walled City.
Manila city was the seat of government when the Philippines were a component realm of the Spanish Empire.This construction was started by the Spanish Colonial Government in the late 16th century to protect for the city from foreign invasions.
First originally located along the shores of the Manila Bay, south of the entrance to Pasig River, but Guarding the old city is Fort Santiago, its citadel located at the mouth of the river. Land reclamations during the early 20 th-century subsequently obscured the walls and fort from the bay.
Intramuros was heavy damaged during the battle to recapture the city from the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War. Started reconstruction of the walls in 1951 when Intramuros was declared a National Historical Monument, which is continued to this day by the Intramuros Administration.