Visit to Manila — the capital of the Philippines — is historic and modern, and full of fun and sprawling metropolis of over 13 million inhabitants. It is the one of Southeast Asia’s best capital cities for sightseeing and culture.
Though Manila is ranked as the second riskiest capital (city) to live because it sits astride the Pacific typhoon belt and is criss-crossed by several fault lines but it is among the best destinations to visit with family and for honeymoon. Remote island in the north and south have become readily available in Manila residents who want to escape the heat of the city to Paradise, which can give them a relaxing and exciting affair with nature.
Visit To Manila, Philippines
Before you plan your route for visit to Manila, you should know the most visited attractions in Manila because it will be in place as soon as his plane landed. You can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and walk leafy residential areas, which are set out colonial architecture.
Horse-drawn carriages with guides for small meetings to take you around and show you the basic and important sites. However, the thickness of the wall surrounding Intramuros make pedestrian-friendly environment, traffic roars rowdy outside. Visiting this area is one of the best things to do in Manila.
Visit to Manila has everything you’re looking for from an exciting nightlife, horse-drawn carriages to modern architectural marvels and Spanish colonial architecture and the American neoclassical architectural style, because Philippines is Asia’s only former Spanish colony.
Colonial Spanish walls in Intramuros is an interesting place to walk around and explore. Churches and schools built with full Spanish influence make it hard to believe you’re still on the Asian island. It was also only colony of the United States before it is granted its independence in 1946.
A visit to Manila — the city that offers an intriguing point of difference to its neighbouring countries — also contains vast amount of significant architectural and cultural landmarks in the country. City’s most famous landmark is Rizal Park or Luneta Park attracts many tourists and locals.
Ayuntamiento de Manila, Baluarte de San Diego, Club Intramuros Golf Course, Cuartel de Santa Lucia, Fort Santiago, Manila Cathedral, Palacio Arzobispal, Plaza de Roma, San Agustin Church, Palacio del Gobernador, Plaza Mexico, and the Palacio de Santa Potenciana are the popular tourist destinations in Manila.
If you are a shopping lover, the visit to Manila will also be memorable because the city has the best shopping destinations in Asia also known as MOA (Mall of Asia). There are major shopping malls, markets and bazaars include Robinsons Place Manila, Robinson Mall, SM Supermall, SM City San Lazaro, SM City Manila, C.M. Recto Avenue and others.
Every year, International Pyro Musical Competition is held at MOA (Mall of Asia) which has been hosted ‘Baby’ singer Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Mariah Carey and Maroon 5. Visit to Manila can also give you the best joy when you will go to rock your nightlife at the best bars and clubs of Manila including Hard Rock Cafe, Encore Superclub, and Republiq (at Resorts World Manila).
Recto Avenue’s famous destination is Divisoria, home to numerous shopping malls in the city. It is also dubbed as the shopping mecca of the Philippines where everything is sold at bargain price. Located on the eastern shores of Manila bay, which rests on the western shores of Luzon, Manila’s architectural styles reflect American, Spanish, Chinese, and Malay influences.
There are some 800 pairs of her shoes are displayed from Imelda Marcos’ infamous shoe collection at the Marikina Shoe Museum. Asia’s largest urban park Rizal Park, also known as Luneta Park, is the national park of the country and has an area of 58 hectares (140 acres).
The best place that you must should visit is the classic work of 19th-century Filipino painters most notably Juan Luna and Fernando Amorsolo at the National Gallery of Art. There are approximately over 1 million tourists which come to visit to Manila each year. Philippines’ oldest stone church over the centuries San Agustin Church has survived seven earthquakes and two fires since it was built in 1589.
Visit to Manila can be easy if you have a card or related applications are installed on their phones and gadgets, you’ll know their direction and information for each tourist attraction easily. Transport is not a problem because there are a many taxis which are available on cheap prices. The rise of low-cost carriers have made the world much smaller and places closer. So go and rock!