Situated on the General Luna Street on the grand Barrio San Luis area, within the walled city of Intramuros, Casa Manila is a stately museum in Manila, Philippines. Constructed in 1980 by Imelda Marcos, the regal building boasts of Spanish colonial architecture and is bordered by the Calle Real, General Luna, Cabildo and Urdaneta streets. The stone and wood museum is designed to replicate the 1850s San Nicolas House that was once existed in Calle Jaboneros and depicts colonial lifestyle of the Filipinos during the Spanish colonization of the state.
The three storeyed building has several huge rooms named sala, despacho, comedor, cuartos, cocina, baño etc. which are adorned with period furniture and antique furnishings to give the authentic look and feel of a 19th century mansion, the place boasts of spacious hallways, huge archways and beautiful fountains. The furniture occupying the place is believed to have been exported from the Chinese and European countries. Except the kitchen, toilet and bathroom, the guests are allowed to only walk on the red carpet and are not allowed to touch the displays. Photography is prohibited. There is also a souvenir shop outside from where you can buy knick knacks and a cafe, where you can get refreshments.
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