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Manila Travel Blog

Where to go in Manila? Achieve your travel goals with this list of beautiful destinations, top things to do, must-see places, tourist spots & more.

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Manila Travel Guide

Historic and bustling Metro Manila is the capital, largest urban area, and primary international gateway of the Philippines. Manila is located in the middle of Luzon Island, which occupies the northern third of the country.

Manila offers many things to see and do for travelers. Intramuros is the heart of Old Manila. This "Walled City" is filled with Spanish-colonial architecture such as the Fort Santiago and San Agustin Church. Meanwhile, Makati and Bonifacio Global City (BGC) is the best place go to experience the metro's nightlife, hip food scene, and the modern comforts. Beat the tropical heat & shop at Manila's massive malls. Metro Manila is home to many of the World’s largest malls including the ever-expanding Mall of Asia. Near Manila Airport, don't miss a trip to Newport World Resorts & Manila Bay Entertainment City.

From Manila, there are a lot of exciting places that can easily be reached by land as well. Some of the popular destinations like Baguio, Tagaytay, Subic, Clark, Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar, the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal & more.

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Where to stay in Manila

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Manila Transport & Fares

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Manila Flights

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