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Manila Visitor Guide

Posted by on Feb 16th, 2011
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Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is a densely populated city which is visited yearly by numerous people taking advantage of the many cheap flights. The following are a list of several locations which can be enjoyed by those who yearly take flights to Manila from London and other major cities throughout the world.

Nayong Pilipino
This theme park draws numerous tourists all over the world for its historical, cultural, and fun-filled activities and adventures.

Rizal Park
This park is an essential part of Manila’s history and is a wonderful place to begin touring the city. Monuments and memorial plaques will provide the visitor with information regarding the city. The Park also contains the Japanese and Chinese Gardens, the Butterfly Pavilion, the chess plaza, and the Orchidarium.

Intramuros
History buff visitors will certainly want to visit this old district of the city. It is city that is walled, mirroring the fortresses that were used in former years in order to maintain the safety of the city’s people. The location boasts a number of statues, monuments, and forts that display the gorgeous architecture of the area.

Manila Ocean Park
People who enjoy aquariums as well as the U.S.’s Sea World find that they thoroughly enjoy the Ocean Park in the city. This site also contains a boutique mall as well as numerous other things to do for the day.

Fort Bonifacio
This section of the city displays the history of the military in the Philippines. Numerous landmarks are scattered in this district with the highlight of the area being Heritage Park Memorial Park and the memorial cemeteries.

Manila Cathedral
Visitors to the capital of the Philippines that are interested in the history of the country’s religion will certainly want to visit the city’s cathedral that was established during the sixteenth century.

Roxas Boulevard Baywalk
As is the case with any vacation, there are days when you want to skip the tourist thing and just enjoy yourself in a relaxing manner. The Roxas Boulevard Baywalk is a perfect solution to such a desire. It is considered to be the best place in the city to watch the setting of the sun and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Villa Escudero Plantation
This coconut plantation is a historic site situated in the south of Manila and is certainly one of the most popular places to visit. Tourists can enjoy a tour of the museum as well as lesson in the history of the area. Afterwards, you can walk outside and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the area and its natural beauty.

Wet Markets
If you are looking for a traditional experience shopping in the city, avoid the malls and visit the wet markets. This area consists of food markets that are open to the air where numerous types of food can be purchased including fresh vegetables and fruits that are grown by people living in the nearby areas.

Nightlife
There are numerous locations, such as nightclubs and bars, which can be enjoyed during the nighttime. After a long day of sightseeing, this could be the perfect thing.

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