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3 Must Visit Places in Manila

3 Must Visit Places in Manila

Manila — The hustle capital of the Philippines, a city that offers perfect blend of historical and modern attractions. From the well-preserved Intramuros to the contemporary Cubao Expo, Manila has a lot to offer.


Intramuros is the oldest district in Manila. This is a walled city that still retains its Spanish-era charm. It’s a perfect place to take a step back in time and explore the city’s rich history. The walls of Intramuros still stand tall, guarding the district and its old churches and streets from the winds of modernization. The district is home to some of Manila’s star attractions, such as San Agustin Church & Museum, Fort Santiago, Manila Cathedral, Casa Manila Museum, and the Rizal Shrine.

As you stroll along the streets of Intramuros, you’ll come across various modern cafes that have sprung up, but the district still retains its old-world charm.

National Museum of Fine Arts

If you’re an art enthusiast, the National Museum of Fine Arts should be on your list of places to visit in Manila. The museum’s collection boasts both classical and contemporary Filipino paintings and sculptures. The highlight of the museum is the famous paintings by the Philippine revolutionary artist Juan Luna, including The Spoliarium. The museum is an excellent place to learn about the country’s art history and appreciate the art forms that have evolved over the years.

Cubao Expo

If you’re artsy and you know it clap your hands!

Cubao expo is a treasure trove of comics, artworks, and one-of-a-kind finds that you won’t see anywhere else. What makes it special is that the shops here are carefully curated to showcase individuality and passion for the arts. Trust me, you’ll get lost in this place and stumble upon something new and exciting.

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What’s great about Cubao Expo is that it’s a peaceful haven amidst the hustle of Quezon City. It’s a colorful and charming oasis that lets you take a breather and appreciate the simple things in life. And it’s not just about shopping either – there’s a thriving food scene here that’s sure to satisfy your cravings.

Cubao Expo is also a lifestyle center that hosts a variety of events and performances, from slam poetry sessions to live music gigs. It’s a hub of creativity and inspiration that’s just waiting for you to discover.

Don’t forget to add these places to your itinerary and experience the best that Manila has to offer.

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