Manila is the capital of the Philippines and the epitome of Filipino culture. You can have a lot of fun here as a frequent transfer station. What to see in Manila? The 400-year-old San Agustin Church is a model of Spanish architectural art and was included in UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1993. The Santiago Fortress is a castle built by the Spaniards to rule the Philippines. You can stroll around Manila Bay and admire the sunset, or ride a horse-drawn carriage through Spanish streets, harbors and castles. Check out Manila Attractions Section for more tourist sites in Manila.