Makati might be a small city in Philippines, yet there are many tourist attractions in Makati that call for attention and a visit. Some of the best things to do in Makati are to visit its pivotal attractions such as Ayala Triangle Gardens and Ayala museum. These gardens offer a picture perfect natural beauty in the centre of the city’s business district.
The Ayala museum on the other hand offers a view of exhibits on Filipino culture, art and history. In order to admire the architecture, you can visit Greenbelt Chapel and Guadalupe church which is made in Baroque style of architecture.
There are also a number of parks that beautify the city of Makati, some of which are: Washington Sycip Park, Legazpi Active Park, and Jaime C Valesquez Park. With so many things to do and attractions to visit, Makati is certainly one of the cities that you can’t afford to miss during your visit to Philippines.
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What to Do in and around Makati City
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Dela Rosa Street, Makati, Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
This captivating museum features four floors of curated exhibits on Filipino culture, art and history. The 60 dioramas on display explain effectively the history of a courageous nation. The collection of pre-Hispanic gold jewelry and objects is another highlight with some exquisite pieces on display.
Filipino artistes like Luna, Amorsolo are represented as are talented international artistes like Kusama in the museum’s temporary exhibits. The Ayala museum is designed in such a way that it will be interesting for adults and kids alike.
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Bel-Air, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
06:00 am - 10:00 pm
Ayala Triangle Gardens are the breathing hole of the business district of Makati. Lush greenery and mature trees await the weary soul and the tired mind. Beautifully landscaped and blessed with abundant trees like the Fire trees, Golden Palms and rain trees. The gardens are like a peaceful haven in the midst of the busiest part of the city. Surrounded by puzzling varieties of restaurants, just get your lunch here and take a few moments to relax from the chaos of the city and from the mind.
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Legazpi Street, Greenbelt Park, Legazpi Village, Makati 1229, Philippines
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Greenbelt Chapel sits like a jewel in the middle of gorgeously manicured grounds and mass is heard at least three times daily. A stone's throw away is Greenbelt 5, where you can atone for your sins by supporting local design talent; an entire top-floor wing is dedicated to the country's homegrown brands. The chapel makes for a welcome break for meditation, prayer or just a short respite from city life. Its surrounded by trees that add to the charm of the unique architecture.
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7440 Bernardino, Lungsod ng Makati, Manila Metro Manila, Philippines
05:00 am - 08:00 pm
This Baroque style Roman Catholic church is as spiritually serene as it is strikingly beautiful. There is a monastery adjacent to the church. The church is a mixture of different architecture styles. The massive buttresses give a vertical feel to the structure, broken only by the roundness of windows, statues, niches and the semi-circular arch of the main entrance. The church is one of the most popular wedding venues in Metro Manila.
The Washington Sycip Park is a green oasis near the Greenbelt mall in Legaspi village. The park boasts of many tropical trees and exotic plants. The park also has cozy nooks like gazebos, benches etc where you can take a few moments of peace from the hustle bustle of the city. There is even a koi pond where exotic birds flock and a music system that adds to the ambiance of the park.
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Velasquez Street, Salcedo Village, Bel Air, Makati, Luzon 1227, Philippines
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
Lush greens surround exotic trees at the beautiful Jaime C Velasquez Park in Makati. A favourite for morning walks and leisurely afternoons, locals regularly flock the garden to spend some quality time. Every Saturday morning, there is a weekend market that features some local food, fresh produce and handicrafts even.
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Trasierra | Legaspi Village, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
06:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pause for a moment from the chaos of the city and take in the fresh air of Legazpi Park. The serene surroundings and lush green landscape of the park provides visitors a peaceful abode right in the middle of the city. Idyllic and beautifully maintained, this park sees a lot of locals and tourists throughout the day. One can often spot entertaining games of Frisbee and badminton being played here alongside regular joggers and walkers. The park also has a mini playground for kids.