Step in to the thrilling and enticing Manila City where you can savor finger-licking delicacies, drink and shop endlessly round the clock! If you like big cities then you will certainly fall in love with Manila. Here you can witness the Filipino heritage and mixed-up cultural fusion of native, Chinese, American and Spanish like never before. Similar to a number of capital cities, Manila bears slight alikeness to the rest of the country. With the population of 12 million people approximately, this picturesque capital appears overcrowded and suffers from hideous traffic jams.
Leaving aside the hustle and bustle of Manila, Philippines, it is known for covering a vast area of about 636 square kilometers. The key sights or the real highlights of the capital city include the illustrious Intramuros, Manila Bay and last but not the least Makati. Vibrant nightlife, sumptuous food, popular eateries are the real charms that whip up an excellent time in Manila for residents and tourists alike. The fabulous food, cool bars and nightclubs entice tons of tourists who are making their way to Manila, Philippines. It is an amazing place where you can pick up crazy bargains from the latest goods crafted by Chinese Factories to intricate Filipino handicrafts. Though Manila is counted amongst Asia’s most underrated cities, this lovely city endures hazy sky, sparkling malls, overcrowded roads and shanty towns.
Things to do in Manila
A little Japanese treat in Manila is the famous Luneta-Rizal Park. Being a small-spaced park, the place has an amazing ambience and quite peaceful. The entrance fee is just php 10. It offers loads of amazing views and you can snap unlimited pictures of the nature.
Imagine the breath-taking view of sun setting over Manila Bay! You will find the fascinating Manila Bay jam-packed in evenings as a number of people head there to witness the awe-inspiring view of sun set. Visiting in day-time isn’t a bad option either. The Baywalk on Roxas Boulavard is one of the stunning attractions.
Make your own Manila memories by visiting the notable building Intramuros which stands out like a sore thumb in the Spanish historic walled city of Intramuros.
The National Museum of Manila is known to be the most extensive exhibit of Galleon Trade relics in the Philippines and truly depicts the origins of the Filipino people. Before you step inside you will be completely swept away with the sheer beauty of Neo-Classical architecture.
Moreover, don’t let your nights end on a boring note and party your way through the hip and happenings pubs and clubs of Malate or spend your time strolling through Manila’s side streets.
Don’t forget to indulge in delicious barbecues or read an old book. Try out conversing with local Manileno and discover what makes them happy or feel special about the city they are living in. Involve yourself in a round of karaoke or surpass an old man at chess. It’s your turn to make the best memories out of your trip to Manila!
Fabian and Unique(2OceansMeet)