Places to Visit in Manila

September 12th, 2019 by

The capital city and heart of the Philippines, Manila is the centre of the country’s economic, social, political, and cultural activity. It is located on the island of Luzon and spreads along the eastern shore of Manila Bay. Manila city’s name originally Maynilad, was named after the white-flowered mangrove plant, the nilad. It is a […]

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Manila Bay

February 24th, 2019 by

Manila Bay of the Philippines is a natural harbour which serves the Port of Manila. Strategically located around the capital city of the Philippines almost completely landlocked, it is considered one of the world’s great harbours and has an area of 2,000 sq km with a 190-km circumference. Manila Bay Sunset views are amazing, romantic, […]

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Manila Zoo

October 13th, 2016 by

MANILA ZOOLOGICAL AND BOTANICAL GARDEN On July 25, 1959, the Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden opened its doors to the public. It serves as one of the educational centers in the country where the viewing public can observe, discover and learn interesting facts about the beauty of Philippine fauna and flora. Manila Zoo has a […]

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La Mesa Watershed Reservation

October 12th, 2016 by

The La Mesa Watershed Reservation is a protected area that preserves the only major watershed in Metro Manila, Philippines. Also known as the Novaliches Watershed, it contains the last remaining rainforest of its size in Metro Manila surrounding the La Mesa Dam and Reservoir, the primary source of potable drinking water for 12 million residents […]

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Intramuros – the Walled City

October 5th, 2016 by

Intramuros (within the walls) is the oldest district and historic core of Manila, Philippines. It is also called the Walled City, and at the time of the Spanish Colonial Period was synonymous to the city of Manila itself. It was the seat of government when the Philippines was a component realm of the Spanish Empire. […]

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