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 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.