Best historical places in Manila

There are many distinctive historical places in Manila, as follows:[1]

  • Binondo: This place is known as Chinatown, and it is the oldest Chinatown in the whole world. It is located on high ground from the surface of the earth. It is noteworthy that the name of the place derives from the Tagalog word (binondoc), which means mountains.
  • Malacanang Palace: This palace has been the official residence of the President of the Philippines for several decades.
  • Cultural Center Complex in the Philippines: This complex contains a number of theaters, cinema centers, art galleries, and many places that showcase the beauty of Filipino arts.

Religious places in Manila

Manila contains a number of religious places, including the following:[2]

  • St. Augustine Church; It is the only building that has remained intact after the destruction of Intramurs in World War II, and was built between 1587 and 1606 AD, and it is the oldest church in the Philippines.
  • Malate Church.[3]
  • Binondo Church.[3]
  • golden mosque; This mosque was built in 1976 AD, and it is the largest mosque in the city, where thousands of Muslims living in the Kyapo area can pray.[4]

Other places in Manila

There are many places worth visiting in Manila, and they are as follows:[3]

  • Rizal Park: Rizal Park is ideally located; It is located at the northern end of Roxas Boulevard, and is 500 meters long and 250 meters wide, and the park contains beautiful gardens, fountains, a large stadium, plazas, a concert hall, an observatory, a theater, and restaurants.
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art: It is considered one of the tourist attractions, and it offers an impressive collection of artworks, and includes an exhibition of ancient pottery, and an exhibition of gold in the basement, and the history of the exhibits in it dates back to 220 years BC.
  • Casa Manila Museum: The museum offers a glimpse into the history of the city, from the nineteenth century; Where the country was under the control of the Spanish conquistadors.
  • Manila Cathedral: It is noteworthy that it was built in 1951 AD, and it is one of the most important tourist attractions in the Philippine capital, and it is preferable to visit it in the afternoon; This is because the fall of the sun’s rays on the colored glass panels gives an amazing view of the place.
  • Paksangan Falls: It is one of the main natural attractions, and it is located in the southwestern part of the city.
  • Corregidor Island
  • Manila Bay.
  • Plaza Sambalukan Park.

the reviewer

  1. ↑ Ronica Valdeavilla (15-3-2018), “15 Unmissable Attractions in Manila, Philippines”,, Retrieved 9-1-2019. Edited.
  2. ↑ “Top things to do in Manila”,, Retrieved 6-1-2019. Edited.
  3. ^ APT “What are the popular places to visit in Manila, Philippines?”,, 7-30-2018, Retrieved 6-1-2019. Edited.
  4. ↑ “Golden Mosque”,, Retrieved 6-1-2018. Edited.

Best places in Manila

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