Metro Manila serves as the country’s economic and entertainment center, as well as a significant educational hub  With a population of more than 14 million people, it is one of Southeast Asia’s largest metropolitan areas.

About metro manila

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There are 16 cities and one municipality in Metro Manila. The City of Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan, Las Pias, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Paranaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros, make up the metropolitan area. Metro Manila is a huge and bustling metropolis, however, there are many fascinating things to see and do in this massive metropolis.

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Must See Attractions

Metro Manila provides all the conveniences that any traveler might want, with its dense concentration of hotels, malls, and restaurants. Some of Asia’s most well-known attractions are found in this region, including historic sites from colonial times. It also has a wealth of excellent museums and galleries featuring artwork from all throughout Asia.

  • Intramuros
  • Quiapo Church
  • Manila Ocean Park
  • National Museum of the Philippines
  • San Agustin Church and Museum
  • Escolta
  • Luneta
  • Baywalk
  • Bonifacio Global City
  • Binondo
  • Newport City and Resorts World Manila
  • Okada Manila
  • Greenbelt Chappel
  • Money Museum
  • Paco Park
  • Arroceros Park
  • Star City
  • Rizal Park
  • Yexel’s Toy House
  • Poblacion Makati
  • Art in Island




The Best Shopping Malls

Metro Manila is a popular shopping destination for locals, tourists, and international visitors alike. People are frequently seen walking about with shopping bags packed with clothes or other items purchased from their favorite stores. The city’s largest shopping malls include SM Malls, Ayala Malls, and Robinsons Malls.

The popularity of these shopping malls is attributed to their location and size. Most are located right in the heart of Manila and they have a wide range of shops that include international brands. This is a list of some of the largest and most popular shopping malls in metro manila:

  • Mall of Asia
  • Robinsons Place Mall
  • SM Megamall
  • Venice Grand Canal Mall
  • Greenbelt Mall
  • The Podium
  • Robinsons Galleria
  • Evia Lifestyle Center
  • Festival Supermall
  • Alabang Town Center
  • Ayala Mall Manila Bay
  • Santolan Town Plaza
  • Newport Mall
  • Uptown Place Mall
  • Century City Mall
  • W.Mall
  • Shangri-La Plaza
  • Commercenter Alabang
  • Eastwood Mall
  • SM Light Mall
  • Starmall Alabang
  • Glorietta Mall
  • SM City Manila
  • Lucky Chinatown Mall


Shopping Street and Malls for Bargains

Bargain hunters from all over the world flock to Metro Manila every year. Clothing, household goods, gadgets, and food are just a few of the items that are discounted at numerous malls and retailers. There are many bargain shops in Metro Manila that you can explore with the help of this list. These shops are known for offering good products and services at a reasonable price.

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  • Divisoria Mall
  • 168 Shopping Mall
  • Green Hills Shopping Center
  • Divisoria Market
  • Taytay Tiangge
  • Baclaran Market
  • Cartimar Shopping Center
  • Makati Cinema Square
  • Riverbanks Center
  • Quaipo Market
  • Market Market

Great Places for a Drink or a Meal

Metro Manila is a massive metropolis with a wide range of eateries to suit any occasion. There is something for everyone, whether you want a quick bite at one of the roadside kiosks or a sit-down meal at one of the many restaurants. While roaming around the streets at night, you will come across an unending number of street food stalls selling a variety of delectable and reasonably priced dishes. Here are some of the best spots to eat and drink in the city.

  • Buendia Food by The Court, San Isidro, Makati
  • Arkipelago Food Park, San Antonio, Makati
  • The Pallet, Poblacion, Makati
  • Le Village Lifestyle Park, E. Rodriguez, Quezon City
  • Z Compound, Malingap St., Quezon City
  • F7 Pop-Up, Quezon City 
  • Sagul Food Park, Quezon City
  • Maginhawa Food Park, Quezon City
  • Open Kitchen, Congressional Avenue, Quezon City
  • Devour Food Hub, E. Rodriguez, Quezon City
  • Sapphire Bloc, Pasig City
  • United Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
  • Better Living, Parañaque City 
  • Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City
  • Pilar Village, Las Piñas City
  • Eden Food Hall, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
  • 8 Missouri Street, San Juan City 
  • Recess Food Alley, Little Baguio, San Juan

The best Places to Stay in Metro Manila

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