Manila Things to Do

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  • 1. Luneta - Rizal Park

    This is the equivalent of Central Park New York . The Philippines has somethiing to offer similar - what they call the Rizal Park (formerly Luneta Park ) located at the capital city of Manila . It is...

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  • 2. Intramuros

    4 out of 5 stars

    This street dates from the Spanish times. I was lodged in a nice hotel in this same street. It is devoted to Andres de Urdaneta, He was a Spanish circumnavigator, explorer and Augustinian friar. As a...

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  • 3. Manila Bay

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    IF YOU'RE in Manila and in need of a nice, inexpensive place to while away a late afternoon or an early evening and really enjoy it, try The Baywalk. The Manila Baywalk is a two kilometer stretch...

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  • 4. Fort Santiago - Intramuros

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is one of the best sites to visit inside Intramuros, apart from the UNESCO San Agustin Church. In order to visit Fort Santiago you have to buy a ticket, but it is not expensive. Inside you will...

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  • 5. Chinatown

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Just near the Goodwill Gate you will come across this Feng Shui Store which is a popular place for the local Chinese to buy their Feng Shui items and Yin Yang Charms. The store is packed to the...

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  • 6. Malate

    Malate District, together with the Ermita District, is the main tourist districts of the City of Manila and both districts have their seedier and sleazy areas as this are the main tourists areas and...

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  • 7. Manila Ocean Park

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    Manila has an Ocean Park which is located at the seafront near the Luneta Park. This complex has shops, seafood retaurants, bars and of course the marine park. There's a massive aquarium and various...

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  • 8. Shopping - Shopping Malls

    This will be my things to do tip, I have a separate shopping tip. If you are staying in the touristy Malate/Ermita Districts of Manila and have no time to try out the other shopping areas in the...

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  • 9. Makati

    "Fort Bonifacio" is an urban development in Taguig City, Metro Manila. It also has residential condominiums, restaurants, bars, clubs, and many retail outlets. Mostly expats living in Manila, and...

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  • 10. San Augustin Church - Intramuros

    4 out of 5 stars

    Situated inside the historic area of Intramuros, San Agustin Church is the oldest church in the Philippines. It was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in December 1993 in recognition of it's...

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  • 11. City Scene

    Malacañan Palace is special to me because... We were treated as VIPs during dad's promotion. The main picture here shows former President Corazon Aquino (I just came from the beach so I had an extra...

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  • 12. Manila American Cemetery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Part two of my Manila American Memorial Tips with more pictures the Manila American Cemetery, Located in the luxe Fort Bonifacio Global City, was formerly part of the Fort William Mckinley (now...

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  • 13. Casa Manila - Intramuros

    Casa Manila is a restored spanish type house/museum located in Intramuros area.It costs 75 peso,s to enter but there is no camera/picture taking permitted.Most of the furniture in the house was made...

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  • 14. Paco Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    Paco Park is just a 5 minute walk from the Padre Faura exit of Robinson's Shopping Mall in Ermita. There is a small entrance charge which was 10 pesos i think, but it is quite a pleasant place to sit...

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  • 15. Local Food

    yum yum! Halo Halo is the quintissential Filipino Cold Shaved Iced Dessert and is the philippine version of the Singaporean Ais Kacang, the Indonesian Chendol and is the favorite dessert and snack...

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  • 16. National Museum of the Philippines

    The museum is located at one end of Rizal Park in Manila an is well worth a visit. It is a building with four floors with a courtyard in the middle so it is limited for the amount of displays that it...

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  • 17. Star City - Amusement park

    One big amusement park for your enjoyment! Enjoy rides such as Surf Dance, Galactic, Wild River and Zyklone Loop. We wanted to try the Star Flyer, but it was closed. There were a lot of interesting...

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  • 18. Malacañang Palace

    The Malacanang Palace was built as the official residence of the Spanish and American Governor Generals when the Philippines was under it's colonial masters. After the country gained it's independence...

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  • 19. Manila Cathedral

    Within the old Intramuros area of Manila stands the rather impressive Manila cathedral, whose history begins with the Spanish conquest of this area in 1571. They soon established the Church of the...

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  • 20. Day Trip - Corregidor Island

    Malinta Tunnel Light & Sound Show is interesting for history buffs. It relates the happenings of World War II before the island was occupied by the Japanese. Fees of P150 is charged this being an...

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  • 21. Manila Zoo

    For animal lovers, a visit at the Manila zoo is recommended. Although the collection of animals is no longer that plenty compared during the 80s. One can marvel animals like siberian tigers, lion,...

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  • 22. University of Santo Tomas

    University of Santo Tomas is the oldest and largest university in the city of Manila. Inside can be found the oldest museum, line of eateries & popular fastfood chains, bank, public pay phone,...

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  • 23. Fun Sport

    For me, the best and nearest nice beach to manila is Montemar in Bataan. The beach has white sand, not coarse but not as fine as that of Boracay but better than the sands at Batangas. They have many...

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  • 24. Trip to Boracay

    ON A budget? Looking to clean out the bank? Need a full body tan in a hurry? Like to leave your footprints on a genuine picture postcard beach? In Boracay anything goes. The hottest, crispest, best...

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  • 25. Churches

    Wander around the grounds of the church and you will see a plaque commemorating Pope John Paul II visit in 1981. Also by the entrance there are many people selling souvenirs and icons. In the garden...

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