█ San Francisco Bastion (Dilao)
The intramuros walls
have an average width of 2.4 meters and in some areas they reach 7 meters in height. Surrounding the wall there is a large moat
. Along the entire defensive perimeter we can find:
There were a total of 7 (Puerta Almacenes, Puerta de la Aduana, Puerta de Santo Domingo, Puerta Isabel II, Puerta del Parián, Puerta Real, Puerta Santa Lucía and Puerta del Postigo). Today only 5 of these gates remain.
Fortification at the corners of the polygon that forms the wall. They were a total of 4 (San Diego, San Andrés, San Francisco and San Gabriel)
Triangular structures in front of the wall between two bastions. Some of them are Puerta Real, Recoletos, and Parian.
In this bastion you can find a dozen heavy artillery weapons that were used to defend Manila. What are these weapons called?