Travel in Manila

Manila , the capital of the Philippines, is a densely populated bayside city on the island of Luzon, which mixes Spanish colonial architecture with modern skyscrapers. There are so many things to do when you travel in Manila.

1. Accommodation

Makati is one of Manila metropolitan city, is the seat of the central business district. It is not only the Manila’s most modern area, but also the area with the highest safety factor. Here have a large number of high-end hotels and many economy hotels.

Near the airport, it is mostly the business hotel for transit travelers to Manila. It is mostly in Pasay, the airport and many major automotive sites are in this area.

2. Dining

Influenced by Western and Chinese culture, Manila diet shows a wide range of specialties, including the various characteristics of Malay cuisine, Chinese cuisine and Spanish dishes.

There are many distinctive snacks, including roast suckling pig ” Lechon “, Philippine spring rolls ” Lumpia “, sweet rice dumplings “Suman” and Roast leg. Visitors will not stop eating.

3. Shopping

In Manila, there are many large-scale shopping malls, has a reputation in the whole of Asia and even around the world, including the flagship store SM Mall of Asia, Ayala and Glorietta shopping centers, Greenbelt, Greenhills, etc. Each one has many brands and sound facilities, which are great for shopping or leisure.

4. Attractions

Manila Bay
Manila Bay is a natural bay in west of Manila. The sunset of Manila Bay is very famous and especially charming in the evening. Up to ten kilometers of coastal road – Roxas Boulevard is the best angle to watch the sunset.

Intramuros
Intramuros is located in the Pasig River, also known as city wall, is the original site of Manila and the oldest district in Manila. Although part of the city wall is ruined, the colonial atmosphere is where its charm lies.

Manila Cathedral
Manila Cathedral was built in 1581. It is located near Fort Santiago and the main building of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila. The church has experienced the continuous destroy of typhoons, earthquakes and war, and now is the sixth time to rebuild.

Best place to stay in Manila

The first thing you should know is the best place to stay in Manila when you come to Manila. Manila’s public order is chaotic, it is best to take more consideration to the security situation when selecting the best Manila accommodation. If it is only the transit flight, you can stay near the international airport in Manila, which is also more convenient to visit the city. If you want to enjoy colonial relics, you can also choose to stay in the city, which is more convenient.

Downtown area, such as the Makati district, is the Manila’s business center. Public security is relatively good, transportation is very convenient. It has the restaurants, banks, shopping centers and nightlife places, accommodation costs are relatively high. The airport is located 10 kilometers south of the city center, it is about half an hour to take a taxi without traffic jam.

Here are the top 3 hotels recommended to you.

No.1 New World Makati Hotel

Located in the business district, it offers 24-hour reception and check-out service and a hotel safe. Facilities include lift, a hairdresser and a beauty salon. The hotel offers meeting facilities, restaurant and business center. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from the shopping center, a 30-minute drive from the International Airport.

No.2 Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

It is an upscale 5-star hotel. The hotel is located in Manila business districts. The surrounding area of shopping and entertainment is within walking distance, such as the well-known landmarks Greenhills Shopping Center, Eastwood City and other flea markets. It is an ideal place to stay.

No.3 F1 Hotel Manila

It is located in the famous tourist area, you can easily go to the major attractions to feel unique natural scenery and cultural environment, enjoy a perfect holiday in Manila. Hotel is close to the airport with convenient transportation.