Places To Visit In Manila

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Sub-Region: Eastern side of Manila bay

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Here are the top 33 tourist attractions to see in Manila:

1. Intramuros

Intramuros

4.5

2 kms
from city center

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1 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

A 64 hectare stone citadel, established by the Spanish in 1571. It has survived wars, natural disasters, and waves of colonial invaders.

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2. Rizal Park

Rizal Park

4.3

2 kms
from city center

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2 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Popularly known as Luneta Park or simply Luneta, Rizal Park is Manila’s most iconic urban central park situated in Roxas Blvd in Malate. Especially dedicated to Jose Rizal- the Filipino nationalist and freedom fighter, the highlight of the park is the central Rizal Monument that houses the mortal re...

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3. Casa Manila

Casa Manila

4.2

1 kms
from city center

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3 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Situated on the General Luna Street on the grand Barrio San Luis area, within the walled city of Intramuros, Casa Manila is a stately museum in Manila, Philippines. Constructed in 1980 by Imelda Marcos, the regal building boasts of Spanish colonial architecture and is bordered by the Calle Real, Gen...

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4. Divisoria Market

Divisoria Market

3.8

2 kms
from city center

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4 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Considered to be the “Mother of all Markets” in Manila, Divisoria is a popular flea market located right in the heart of the city in Chinatown. Chaotic and crowded, the dizzying lanes of Divisoria are a cacophony of street vendors, local eateries and the several ambient sounds, which bustle with fre...

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5. National Museum

National Museum

3.8

1 kms
from city center

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5 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located in the neighborhood of Rizal Park, National Museum successfully documents the ethnographic, anthropological, archaeological, natural history and visual arts of the Philippines ever since. The museum is an umbrella organization that oversees several other departments- National Museum of Fine ...

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6. Manila Bay

Manila Bay

3.7

3 kms
from city center

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6 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Sprawling over an area of 769 sq. metres, Manila Bay is one of the busiest and the top commercial spots in the capital city of the Philippines. Extending into the southwestern Luzon Island, the bay is completely landlocked and is known for a host of activities from shipping to aquaculture, industria...

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7. Robinsons Place Mall

Robinsons Place Mall

3.7

3 kms
from city center

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7 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Situated in the heart of the city, just behind the Philippine General Hospital and the campus of the University of the Philippines Manila and St. Paul University Manila, Robinsons Place is currently the largest serving mall in Manila which became open to the public in 1997. Sprawling over a wide 240...

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8. San Agustin Church

San Agustin Church

3.6

2 kms
from city center

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8 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located inside the walled city of Intramuros in Metro Manila, San Agustin Church is known to be the oldest church in the Philippines. Boasting of a Baroque style of architecture, the church has lately been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in between 1587 and 1606, the Roman Catholic c...

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9. Jeepney Rides

Jeepney Rides

9 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Popularly known as the ‘Filipino Jeepney’, the graffiti splashed jeepneys are the highlight of the metro town of Manila in the Philippines. Known to be the most common mode of public transport in Manila, the long lengthed jeepneys are stretched versions of military jeeps which were used by the Ameri...

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10. San Agustin Museum

San Agustin Museum

2 kms
from city center

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10 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located adjacent to San Agustin Church on the General Luna St. in Intramuros in Manila, San Agustin Museum is a stunning museum which is a treasure trove of religious art pieces showcasing the rich history of Catholicism in the Philippines. Known to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it boasts of stun...

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11. Manila Baywalk

Manila Baywalk

3 kms
from city center

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11 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Known to be a perfect leisure spot and a popular site to witness splendid sunsets, Baywalk is a beautiful seaside esplanade overlooking Manila Bay in the city of Manila, Philippines. Peppered with open air cafes and sprinkled with local buskers, the place remains thick with crowds till the wee hours...

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12. Bahay Tsinoy

Bahay Tsinoy

1 kms
from city center

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12 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located on the Cabildo Streets in the city of Intramuros in metro Manila, Philippines, Bahay Tsinoy is an age old museum housed within the premises of the Kaisa-Angelo King Heritage Center building, which documents the history and contributions of the Chinese in the past life and development of the ...

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13. Chinese Cemetery

Chinese Cemetery

4 kms
from city center

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13 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Popularly called as “Millionaires' Row” and “Little Beverley Hills”, Chinese Cemetery is a luxuriant resting place which was built to bury the wealthy Chinese citizens who were refused burial in the traditional Catholic cemeteries during the Spanish colonial period. Flanked by posh villas and gorgeo...

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14. Greenbelt Chapel

Greenbelt Chapel

7 kms
from city center

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14 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located within the Ayala Center, Greenbelt Park in the Makati district of Metro Manila, Greenbelt Chapel, also known as Chapel of Santo Niño de Paz, is a green oasis in the heart of the concrete jungle and chaos of the city. Enveloped in lush greenery, the church was completed in 1983 and is one amo...

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15. Money Museum

Money Museum

15 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Housed within the premises of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex in the city of Manila in the Philippines, Money Museum is a literal treasure trove of ancient coins, bills, banknotes and Barter exchanges etc. Owned and operated by the Central Bank of the Philippines, or Bangko Sentral ng Pilipi...

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16. National Museum of Fine Arts

National Museum of Fine Arts

1 kms
from city center

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16 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Formerly known as the National Art Gallery, National Museum of Fine Arts is a popular art museum situated across the National Museum of Anthropology on Padre Burgos Avenue in the neighborhood of Rizal Park in Manila, Philippines. Owned and operated by the National Museum of the Philippines, the muse...

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17. Paco Park

Paco Park

2 kms
from city center

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17 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located on the General Luna Street in Paco in the city of Manila, Philippines, Paco Park is a green oasis and a recreational park that is based on the ground which was once the municipal cemetery of Manila. Initially called as the Cementerio General de Dilao, the cemetery was built by the Dominician...

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18. Arroceros Forest Park

Arroceros Forest Park

18 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Situated on the Antonio Villegas Street (formerly known as Calle Arroceros) in the central district of Ermita in the city of Manila, Philippines, Arroceros Forest Park is a hidden secret and a verdant oasis in the heart of the concrete jungle of the metro city. Abound with shady dense green trees, c...

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19. Dampa Seaside

Dampa Seaside

6 kms
from city center

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19 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Situated between Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila and the Manila Film Center at the CCP Complex, Dampa Seaside, also known as the Pasay Seafood Market is a seafood market in Manila, Philippines with a host of dine-in restaurants. These restaurants are called ‘dampa’ which is a Filipino word meaning t...

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20. Star City

Star City

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Places To Visit in Manila

Located in the city of Pasay in Metro Manila, Star City is one of the biggest, most popular and all weather, air-conditioned amusement park in all of Philippines.Sprawling over a whopping 380,000 sq. ft., the park is thronged by 1.5 million people annually owing its gorgeous theme decor and over 30 ...

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21. Binondo

Binondo

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Manila

Known to be the world’s oldest Chinatown, Binondo is a district in Manila that was established in 1594. The spinal street of the district known as the Ongpin Street bustles with market place fervour and is flanked with cosy shops of goldsmiths, tea houses, herbalists, bakeries, incense sticks and th...

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22. Ayala Museum

Ayala Museum

7 kms
from city center

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22 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Situated next to the Greenbelt Mall within the Ayala Complex in Makati, Ayala Museum is a popular museum in Metro Manila, Philippines. Exhibiting over four floors of ancient and contemporary relics of Filipino culture, art and history, the majestic museum is thronged by tourists and locals alike. Th...

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23. Greenbelt Mall

Greenbelt Mall

7 kms
from city center

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23 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located in the Ayala Centre in Makati, Greenbelt is a magnanimous mall in Metro Manila, Philippines. Sprawling over vast acres of land, the complex comprises of five separate buildings with their own unique architecture and features. Opened in 1988, two of the buildings provide open air shopping fac...

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24. Quiapo Church

Quiapo Church

0 kms
from city center

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24 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Canonically known as Parish of Saint John the Baptist, Quiapo Church, also known as the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene is a prominent Catholic Church situated on the Quezon Blvd in the district of Quiapo in Metro Manila, Philippines. The church houses the famous Black Nazarene- the black life ...

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25. Malacañang Palace

Malacañang Palace

1 kms
from city center

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25 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Situated in the heart of the city, on the banks of the river Pasig in San Miguel in Manila, Malacanang Palace is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the Philippines. Sprawling over vast acres of land area, the beautiful complex was built in the mid- eighteenth century ...

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26. Manila Cathedral

Manila Cathedral

1 kms
from city center

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26 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Situated in the Plaza Roma in the walled city of Intramuros, Manila Cathedral is the main Roman Catholic church and Basilica in Metro Manila, Philippines. Officially known as the Minor Basilica and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, the cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of th...

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27. Bonifacio Global City

Bonifacio Global City

10 kms
from city center

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27 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Situated in Taguig in Metro Manila, Philippines, Bonifacio Global City, also known as the Global City or The Fort or simply BGC, is a thriving business, lifestyle and financial district. Considered to be one of the major shopping, tourism, entertainment and dining destination in all of the city, Bon...

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28. Manila Zoo

Manila Zoo

4 kms
from city center

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28 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located in Malate in Manila, Philippines, Manila Zoo (formerly known as Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden) is the 14 acre zoo which was opened on July 25, 1959. Sprawling over a huge area, the zoo boasts of a rich wildlife and is home to hundreds of species of birds, mammals and reptiles etc. T...

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29. Fort Santiago

Fort Santiago

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Manila

Situated within the walled city of Intramuros in Metro Manila, Philippines, Fort Santiago is a magnificent citadel constructed on the banks of the River Pasig just off Manila Bay. Originally built by Spanish navigator and governor Miguel López de Legazpi as a defense fortress, the complex has now tr...

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30. Mall of Asia

Mall of Asia

7 kms
from city center

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30 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located in the Pasay district of Metro Manila in the Philippines, SM Mall of Asia of Mall of Asia is known to be the fourth largest mall in all of the Philippines. Sprawling over a humongous 4659600 sq. ft., the mall is divided into four sections- the Main Mall, Entertainment Mall, and the South and...

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31. SM Megamall

SM Megamall

8 kms
from city center

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31 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located in the Ortigas Business District in Mandaluyong City in Metro Manila, SM Megamall is the second largest shopping mall in all of the Philippines. Developed and managed by SM Prime Holdings, the mall originally had two buildings- Mega Building A and Mega Building B but overtime the mall expand...

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32. Intramuros

Intramuros

2 kms
from city center

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32 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Intramuros, colloquially known as the ‘walled city’ of Metro is a bustling district developed around the south bank of River Pasig. Built in 1571 by the Spaniards- particularly Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, the city is surrounded by moats and sturdy high walls, some of which are as high as 6 metres. Besi...

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33. Manila Ocean Park

Manila Ocean Park

3 kms
from city center

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33 out of 33
Places To Visit in Manila

Located behind Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park area of Metro Manila, Manila Ocean Park is one of the premiere marine themed parks in the Philippines. Known to be the first of its kind in all of the archipelago, the park is more precisely an oceanarium and/or a sea museum that sprawls over a humongo...

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