On a visit to Manila you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Manila. These places are what Manila is all about. These must see places in Manila will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Bonifacio Dr & Padre Burgos St, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Intramuros or the ‘city within walls’ is the oldest district in Manila and by far the most fascinating one too. It is full of historic buildings and local heritage. There are defensive walls surrounding Intramunos that were built to protect it from any invasion. Within these protective walls throve a city full of palaces, churches, conv...
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Taal Volcano, Batangas, Philippines
Philippines’ second most active volcano, Taal Volcano is located at a distance of about 60 kilometres from Manila. A beautiful lake is nestled within the volcano giving it surreal beauty, offering panoramic views. There have been 33 eruptions in the volcano since the 16th century. A geological wonder, the volcano is located on an island and h...
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666, Behind Quirino Grandstand, Luneta, Manila, Metro Manila 1000, Philippines
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Manila Ocean Park is an Oceanarium cum Aquarium that hosts a number of fun and educative activities for people of all ages. There are thousands of varieties of fish that are fascinating to see and learn about. The activities like the mermaid show and feeding the penguins take you up, close and personal with the enchanting undersea world. The Je...
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Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Built as a defensive fortress, Fort Santiago is walled Manila’s most important historical monument. Surrounded by manicured gardens and pretty ponds, the Fort is a testament to the Spanish rule in Philippines. Today, the fort is a shrine dedicated to Philippines’ national hero ; Dr Rizal. There are recreations of his living space and ob...
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Roxas Boulevard, Ermita, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Heart moving and incredibly beautiful, Rizal Park is Philippines’ dedication to its national hero Jose Rizal. The Park is great for atmospheric walks and a quality time with family and friends. Spread out over approximately 60 acres of greens, the Park boasts of ornamental gardens, ponds and heroic statues of some of the most celebrated peopl...
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Gen. Luna Street, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Located in Intramunos and designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site, the San Agustin church is a stunning piece of art that has survived all the ordeals that this historic district has seen over centuries. The church was constructed in the sixteenth century by the Spanish. The architecture of the church is modelled over the magnificent Augustin...
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Manila Bay, Manila, Philippines
Whether you take a cruise along the waters or stand against the glass walls of Mall of Asia, a sunset over the manila bay is probably the most romantic sights in the world. The bay area is often crowded with joggers, lovers and awe struck people who come to witness the most beautiful moment of the day here. There are a number of ways you can witnes...
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Taguig City, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Spread over 152 acres on a prominent plateau, The Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in the Philippines is visible at a distance from the east, south and west. It contains the largest number of graves of brave soldiers from the military of World War II, a total of 17,201, most of whom lost their lives in operations in New Guinea and the Philippi...
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Cabildo corner Beaterio, Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila 1002, Philippines
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Manila cathedral is one of the prettiest sights in Intramunos. Officially established as the ‘Church of Manila’ in 1571, the church was raised to cathedral in 1579. It is by far the oldest church in Manila. The stained glass windows and grand architectural design is reminiscent of the Spanish rule in Philippines that paved the way for Catholicism in the country.
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Pedro Gil cor. Adriatico Streets, Ermita, Manila,Metro Manila 1000,National Capital Region, Philippines
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
The answer to all your retail cravings in Manila; Robinsons mall is a shoppiong heaven. The mall has over 500 shops for the discerning shopper and a number of dining options too. It is by far one of the largest and most successful malls in Manila. Visitors can spend a fun filled day with family and friends with a number of gaming zones, kids’...
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Quezon Boulevard, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Minor Basilica of the The Black Nazarene is informally known as the Quiapo church. A popular pilgrimage for the devotees of the Black Nazarene which is said to be a miraculous black statue of Jesus Christ, the church holds prominence amongst the catholic churches of Philippines. A distinctive facade instantly catches visitor’s eyes with t...
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Espana Blvd, Manila, 1008 Metro Manila, Philippines
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
The University of Santo Tomas is the oldest university in the Philippines and in Asia. The Main Building is an architectural feast. There is a museum inside the Main Building. The museum has noteworthy collections of natural history, coins, oriental and ethnographic art. The hall of Philippine religious images is also an interesting exhibit of folk...
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1059, Sagrada Pamilya Street, Malate, Metro Manila, Manila 1004,Philippines
08:00 am - 11:00 pm
Villa Escuredo is a coconut plantation turned into a resort that has evolved into one of Philippines’ premier vacation getaways. The plantation was originally built in 1929 by Don Arsenio, this oasis is hugely popular amongst locals and tourists alike. Away from the hustle bustle of the city, spend a relaxing day away on this tour of Villa Es...
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Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines
A children’s museum that invites its little visitors to learn in an interactive manner, the Museo Pambata is a one of a kind educative experience. The exhibits explain a number of subjects including Filipino history and culture and have a host of creative educational workshops that encourage children to discover and question. With hands-on ex...
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1779, M. Adriatico Street, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila, Philippines
07:00 pm - 11:59 pm
A comedy bar that will tickle your bones and your taste buds too, The Library is the nest of entertainment in Manila. The bar regularly hosts comedy shows and other cultural events that act like a cherry on the cake alongside their impeccable service and sumptuous food. Get ready to laugh, dance and sing all at the same time, The Library will be one of your fondest memories of Manila.