The Philippines consists of more than 7,100 islands, with a total land area of 115,707 square miles. It’s divided into three main islands: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao – each of which boasts of natural wonders and rich history that’s enough to enthrall any foreign visitor.

For those who have a knack for history, there are plenty of museums and historic sites to choose from, such as: The Ayala Museum, Intramuros, Corregidor, Taal Cathedral, etc. They may also relax and enjoy the breathtaking view of the country’s world class beaches while mingling with the locals. Since Filipinos are naturally friendly and hospitable, foreigners will not find it difficult to make friends and feel at home during their vacation. Moreover, since majority of the population can speak English, tourists will have an easier time communicating their needs and expressing themselves in various situations.

Needless to say, the Philippines is one of the best countries to explore. The scenery, the culture, and the people will definitely leave a wonderful mark in any travelers’ journey.


Interact:
The City Tour

 

Ayala Museum
located at Makati Ave cor. Dela Rosa St. Makati City
Envisioned in the 1950s by the late artist, Fernando Zobel de Ayala y Montojo, the Ayala Museum became a reality in 1967 as a project of the Ayala Foundation, Inc. (then known as the Filipinas Foundation, Inc.).

 




Rockwell Power Plant Mall
Conveniently tucked away in the verdant "city within
a city" that is the Rockwell Center, Power Plant Mall provides a unique and leisurely experience for the discerning shopper.

 

 

 

 

Global City, the Fort
Bonifacio High Street is a one of a kind promenade located in the City Center of Bonifacio Global City, whose anchor is its 40-meter wide and almost a kilometer long activity park. It starts with a sleek mix of unique and authentic restaurants and retail shops found at Serendra, then crosses to a twin boulevard of popular restaurants and rows of flagship stores of various brands, which stretches all the way to Third Avenue. Well-designed corporate office spaces are also found at the second floor of Bonifacio High Street, overlooking the open-air activity park below.

 

Tiendesitas
Tiendesitas in Pasig City is a nice shopping destination.
It sits on a 30,00O square meter area and houses
twelve pavillons which are of Maranao-inspired architecture.The whole complex is very stylish and is a novel interpretation of the conventional bahay kubo. More than 450 shops are selling speciality products from all over the Philippines. The stores are grouped in “villages” according to the products they sell. You have the food and delicacies village, the antiques village,
the fashion village, furniture and furnishings village, handicrafts village, pet village and a garden village.

 

The Museo Pambata
The Museo Pambata is a children's interactive museum, the first of its kind in the Philippines. It is in a sense an alternative to the formal classroom environment where learning resembles a one-way street – the teacher imparts knowledge and the students absorb it. In Museo Pambata, children can use their total senses and learn various concepts at their own pace. It excites the minds of the young, inspires them to learn more, and most importantly revitalizes what child learning should be – fun and exciting!

 

 

The National Museum
The National Museum visual arts collection is organized according to phrases taken from the National Anthem. This room introduces the scope of the history of art in
the Philippines through a timeline.

 

 

 

 

Intramuros
The old capital of Manila, was built in 1571. It remains a monumental, if ruined, relic of the Spanish period in Philippine history. It is a city within a city, separated from the rest of Manila by its crumbling walls. This ancient capital had well-planned streets, plazas, the Governor's Palace and churches. However, many buildings were reduced to shambles in World War II.

 

 

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