Manila, Philippines has a remarkable range of activities catering to almost every market segment. There are plenty of family friendly activities in Manila, and children are never bored when holidaying anywhere in Philippines. For young couples and singles, Manila offers an exciting and diverse nightlife and is considered one of the culinary capitals of Philippines. Manila is also a world-class shopping venue for shopaholics. Click the activity links below for further information. * Chinese Cemetery
Although this fascinating cemetery only opened in the 1850s, the Chinese.. have been in the Philippines since 100 AD. Their influence can be seen all over Manila; however this final resting place provides a unique perspective on their culture. The opulent cemetery houses here have startlingly complete sets of real household goods, with everything from air conditioners to flushing toilets filling the small mausoleums. Guided tours are offered of some of the most extravagant tombs. The cemetery is located on Aurora Avenue, Blumentritt. * Cultural Activities in Manila
Manila has an amazing range of cultural attractions guaranteed to hold the interest of visitors during their stay. From the Spanish era city-within-a-city of Intramuros and all its wonders, to the distinctly Asian Chinatown, this city is a model of diversity. Colourful local markets such as Divisoria share urban space with some of the planet's largest and most glamorous shopping malls, adding another facet to the Manila experience. After dark, a whole new realm opens up as residents, expats and tourists party late into the night.
* Cultural Centre of the Philippines
If you want to experience the more artistic side of Manila’s culture, the city’s main cultural centre is the place to go. Its large central theatre is the site for both the brilliant resident Bayanihan Dance Company and visiting performance groups such as the Royal Shakespeare Company. Ballet Philippines and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra are also onsite, and there are galleries for visual arts exhibits. The centre is located on Roxas Boulevard. Phone: +63 2 832 1125. * Dining Out in Manila
Having been colonised and liberated twice by different cultures, the Philippines has naturally adopted...