Manila offers charming places to learn about its history, gastronomy and natural areas in order to enjoy a truly complete and suggestive trip.
The city of Manila It is one of the most recommended places to visit throughout the holidays in the Philippines. In addition to being the capital, it is a particularly charming place due to its history, its gastronomy and also because it offers options for couples to get away for a few fabulous days and from Tourism they offer us different alternatives.
It is essential to go to the historical Center from the capital of the Philippines, to an area known as Intramuros and enjoy a building like Fort Santiago. This was the place where political prisoners were kept for a long time and where they were tortured. In the surroundings you can enjoy a nice park with trees and it is perfect for walking.
Also as a historical building is the Saint Augustine Church, which is located in this area of Intramuros. It originally dates from the 17th century and is the oldest in the entire city of Manila. It still preserves different elements such as the Baroque-style pulpit or the 18th century organ, as well as being able to see the wide variety of works of religious art.
It is highly recommended not to miss out on the National Museum of the Philippines, where you can learn more about the history of the country, its rich and varied historical and cultural heritage, as well as see exhibitions on various topics such as botany, art, zoology, geology and anthropology. You can visit it for free from Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Also as an option for travelers is to know the Malacanang Palace, a building that today is used by the government and is the official seat of the head of state of the Philippines. It was built during the Spanish colony in the 18th century. The best of all is to visit the museum that can be seen, where a tribute is paid to each of the presidents that the country has had.
There are leisure places where you can enjoy gastronomy, such as the Makati Shopping Center, interesting because it is located near the American Cemetery and is another of the visits that can be made on vacation in the city in order to take advantage of the trip to the maximum.
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