Out and About: Manila, Philippines

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FA_PhilippinesThe Philippines is home to some of the world’s best beaches and dive sites. Palawan and Boracay take the top two spots here, leading with pristine sands and crystal clear waters. But it’s also home to a bustling, vibrant city – Manila. Whether you’re there for business or pleasure, we take a look at some top spots to visit in and around the city. There’s something for everyone!

#1: Intramuros

If architecture is your thing, this impressive citadel will pique your interest. The structure is a nearly three-mile-long circuit of stone that surrounds the district of Manila. It’s impressively hardy too, having withstood natural disasters and wars.

http://aroundguides.com/Manila/Intramuros

#2: Ayala Museum

Love museums? This is for you. The Ayala Museum in Manila chronicles rich Philippine history, including an exhibit about the development of Philippine maritime trade and colonial economy. Also on display are age-old objects from the country’s northern and southern cultural communities.

http://www.ayalamuseum.org/

#3: Marikina Shoe Museum

Heard about the lengendary shoe collection of the former Philippine First Lady, Imelda Marcos? Here’s your chance to behold her astounding 8.5 shoe collection. You’ll also find shoes worn by former Philippine presidents, vice presidents, senators and so on. There’s also information on artisan shoe making!

http://www.marikina.gov.ph/#!/Museum

#4: Binodo

Touted the world’s oldest Chinatown (400 years!) Binodo is located in the district of Manila. Here you’ll find herbal stores, restaurants and temples abound. Worth a trip if you’re looking for a taste of flavor.

http://wikitravel.org/en/Manila/Binondo

#5: San Augustin

San Agustin in the oldest stone church in the Philippines. It was built in 1589 and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1993. Behold tall ceilings and beautiful architecture here.

http://sanagustinchurch.org/

Can’t wait to check out Manila? All the sightseeing is no good if you’ve no place to rest! Fraser Place Manila is a collection of luxurious apartments, comprising of one, two, three and four bedrooms – perfect for the whole family! It’s also located in the heart of the Makati Central Business District, so you’ll be able to get around easily to the city’s best entertainment and restaurants. Check out some stunning photographs of our Manila property below:

FraserManila_FP Manila Living Room FraserManila_Living Room 2 2 FraserManila_Lobby

 

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