A bustling city with a laid-back, casual nature
Site seeing in Metro Manila provides many opportunities to see and experience Manila’s rich history and culture. Places of interest include: Spanish colonial architecture in Intramuros, Fort Santiago, the sumptuous Manila Hotel, exotic Chinatown, historic Rizal park and the presidential Malacañang Palace. Manila is home to many museums with impressive cultural and anthropological exhibits, as well as many fine and modern art galleries. There are also several monuments from the Second World War and Philippine Revolution in Manila’s numerous parks. Many ancient colonial churches built from the start of Spanish rule in Manila survive to this day. Site seeing day trips include historic Corregidor Island, picturesque Tagaytay and Pagsanjan Falls. Manila provides many options for site seeing within and without the metropolitan area.