19 Best Things to Do in Manila Philippines

19 Best Things to Do in Manila Philippines, Manila, Philippines (B)

Is there a convincing reason why people should visit Philippines’ capital city Manila? Well, despite some negative reviews on the internet, there are more advantages why local and foreign tourists need to give Manila a chance. The plethora of entertainment venues and historical sites never fail to amaze visitors all year round.

Named after the boxing icon Muhammad Ali, this is where the historic boxing even Thrilla in Manila was staged. It is now the venue of local and international events such as basketball competitions, and concerts.

Shop until you drop is highly applicable in this place. With hundreds of boutiques to choose from, this massive shopping complex is one of the largest in the world.

The Manila Chinese Cemetery is the city’s second oldest cemetery that was built as a resting place for Chinese citizens. Some of the remarkable landmarks you will see in the cemetery are the Chong Hock Tong Temple, Liat See Tong, Carlos Palanca Memorial, and the Ruby Tower Memorial. Notable burials include Vicente Lim, Ma Mon Luk, and Dee Cheng Chuan. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 19 Best Things to Do in Manila Philippines
Guide Location: Philippines » Manila
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tim Kroeger
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.universal-traveller.com/20-best-things-to-do-in-manila-philippines/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Araneta Coliseum
  • SM Mall of Asia
  • Chinese Cemetery
  • Chinatown
  • National Museum
  • Greenhills Shopping Center
  • Intramuros
  • Hotel H2O
  • Quiapo Church
  • Rizal Park
  • Cultural Center of the Philippines
  • Manila Cathedral
  • Sofitel Manila

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