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Manila, Philippines

Manila, capital and chief city of the Philippines. The city is the centre of the country’s economic, political, social, and cultural activity. It is located on the island of Luzon and spreads along the eastern shore of Manila Bay at the mouth of the Pasig River. The City of Manila has something to offer to everybody. It offers a great deal as one of the tourist destination in Asia. Manila features numerous world-class hotels, high rise buildings, and an array of gourmet restaurants, night entertainments and sports clubs. One of the famous tourist attractions in Manila is the Fort Santiago. It is located in the north western part of Intramuros. This fortress builds during the Spanish Colonial Period was use as Spain’s major defence position against pirate and invaders. It attracts thousands of local and foreign tourists each year for its century-old Spanish architectural design and structure.

Another reason why many people around the world visit Manila is the shopping. Manila is the home of over 10 Super Mega malls the largest in the entire Asia region. Among the most famous popular malls are Mall of Asia, Shangrilla Mall, Trinoma, Robinsons Mall and many more. Manila Bay is a well known tourist spots in the country because of the spectacular beauty of sunset. This is the best place to relax, unwind and enjoy the view. 

Manila is also famous for its ancient historic churches. During Spanish Colonial period, Spaniards build many churches and now offer a good starting point for exploring Manila. Many of this Spanish built churches that still exist in Tagalog Region, some of which are the Manila Cathedral, San Agustin Church, San Sebastian Church and Sanctuary de San Antonio.There are two seasons in the country. Dry Season in Manila is from the month of November to the end of May while you should expect tropical storms during wet season from June to October. The best time to visit Manila is from November to January where the temperature is cool. February to May hits a temperature to as much as 35-37 Celsius. 

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