For many tourists visiting the Philippines, or Filipinos based in the provinces heading to other countries, Manila is just a jump-off point. The country has spectacular beaches, islands, mountains and offbeat natural sights in the provinces and the countryside. But you often have to pass by Manila to get there. Manila is an assault on the senses. There are many must see places in Manila where can you can explore and have fun. This module is going to take you through the must visit places in Manila.
Intramuros which is also known as the “Walled City” is the oldest district and historic core that best represents Manila’s rich history. This is the only district of Manila where visitors can still see the architecture of Spanish-era. Intramuros offers a good destination for those who are keen to learn more about the culture, history, and architecture of Manila.
The second must visit in Manila is the Binondo which is considered to be the World’s oldest Chinatown. Binondo in old Manila would be heaven for the food lovers who are looking for an authentic experience beyond fast food malls and restaurants in the city. Binondo’s influence extends beyond the places of Santa Cruz, San Nicolas, and Quiapo. You can also visit the nearby Divisoria which is known for its wide assortment of low-priced goods.
BGC or the Bonifacio Global City in Metro Manila is the other must visit places in manila. BGC has many retail outlets, restaurants, bars, and pedestrian-friendly walkways. For those who looking for hip nightlife and business or leisure travelers would find this place to be best-suited.
One of the major business districts in Metro Manila which is the old downtown area (Poblacion) is included in the must see places in manila because it serves as the city’s center of government, history, culture, and entertainment. This commercial area bounded by the streets of Polaris, Makati Avenue, and Burgos is a major entertainment and dining hub catering mostly to expats and foreign tourists.
Maginhawa Street is a must visit in Manila because it is collectively known for its food and art attractions with a growing number of dining establishments, bookstores, artistic hubs, and other retailer shops.
If you have booked through Manila vacation rentals, they would include this place in the package because this place has got a lot of budget-friendly food options.
They also attract their tourists with board game cafes, quirky themed cafes, and hawker-style food parks.
Thus, if you are planning a trip to Manila through Manila vacation rentals, do visit the above-mentioned places and make your trip an amazing one.