Casa Manila

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Casa Manila
1850s San Nicolas House
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Casa Manila Museum
General information
Status active
Type Mansion
Architectural style Spanish colonial
Location Intramuros
Address Intramuros Admin, Gen. Luna St., Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Town or city Manila
Construction started 1850
Technical details
Floor count 3
Design and construction
Architect Ramon Faustmann

Casa Manila is a museum in Intramuros depicting colonial lifestyle during Spanish colonization of the Philippines.

The museum is the imposing stone-and-wood structure c. 1850, one of the grand houses in Barrio San Luis (one of the four original villages of Intramuros) 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.

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.[1] It was constructed by Imelda Marcos during the 1980s and modeled on Spanish colonial architecture.[2]

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  1. ^ "Intramuros: Revisit the Past in Casa Manila". Philippine Headline News Online. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Greg Bloom (2009). Philippines. Lonely Planet. p. 81. ISBN 1-74104-721-8. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 

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