Escolta is one of the oldest streets in the Philippines. The street dates back to 1594 and became the main business center of Manila from the Spanish Colonial times. Escolta comes from the Spanish word “escoltar,” which means “to escort.” Spanish, Chinese, English, German and Indian traders established businesses at Escolta. Escolta was so prominent
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