Manila is a historic as well as modern region. One of the tourist enclaves of the capital is Intramuros, a popular ancient and restored area, which clearly combines the style of different eras.
The Fort of Santiago, the Church of San Agustin, Manila Cathedral, Malacanang Palace and Museum, Rizal Park, the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Pambata Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manila Ocean Park. These are just a few proposals of the many tourist and cultural alternatives offered by the amazing capital of the Philippines.
For information on schedules and prices, we recommend that you visit the Manila Tourist Office, which is located in the Manila Museum and Provincial Library Building, on TM Kalaw Street in the city center.
Manila is a very active capital, with a great leisure offer in which its commercial centers, restaurants, museums, churches and its nightlife that is world famous.
As highlighted above, Makati is one of the most interesting and attractive enclaves that you can visit during your trip to Manila. It is recommended to pair up with a local when visiting some areas of the city for safety. You can find someone on a meetup site like Pinalove or Filipina cupid. Here is a review of pinalove if you want to know more.
If you decide to discover this region of Metro Manila you can visit the Ayala Triangle Park and the Ayala Museum, the Cemetery of the Heroes, the Monument To Ninoy Aquino or the Church of Our Lady of Grace, Cultural Heritage by Unesco.
Metro Manila is a shopping city. This is supported by the number of shopping centers that are distributed throughout the city. They are all fairly modern and cater to westerners.
If you’re in the mood for a bit of travel from Manila you can take excursions to nearby places such as the town of Pinas, the island of Corregidor or visit the volcano Taal in Tagaytay, where also the deepest lake in the Philippines, with a depth of 172 meters and a length of 70 Kilometers.