Manila: Culture and Arts

A bustling city with a laid-back, casual nature

Manila Culture and Arts

Manila’s culture and arts scenes are thriving. Manila is home to several cultural museums, which display a wealth of cultural and anthropological history, while Manila’s fine and modern art museums showcase the country’s premier artists’ works. The rich colonial heritage and native Malay culture mix with Chinese and other Asian influences, creating an exciting cultural blend that is truly unique to Manila and the Philippines, and can be experienced in the city’s art, architecture, language, food and music. This mix makes Manila an exciting destination for culture and arts holiday enthusiasts.