Say "Wellness Center”, and everyone immediately associates it with spa treatments and traditional medicine. Yet, Metafactor is backed by a certain philosophy and a fresh twist – putting together dermatological, dental, gym, spa, and rehab facilities under one massive roof.
Luneta Hotel is one of Manila's most beautiful and historical structures, built in 1918. Designed by the Spanish architect-engineer Salvador Farre, the belle epoque structure was once described as reminiscent of French Renaissance architecture with Filipino stylized beaux arts. It used to be home to local politicians, celebrities, expats and diplomats including former US President Dwight Eisenhower during its heyday. An important architecture of its time, its walls have kept many secrets, tragedies, triumphs, and stories of dalliances from its high-profile guests.
Sitting right in the heart of Malate, the luxury 376-room hotel offers five-star service and amenities. Aside from being located in one of Manila's most popular entertainment destinations, the hotel is also just a few steps away from the capital's historical attractions.
Manila Hotel is the oldest high-class hotel in the Philippines. Experience high end Filipino hospitality and get a taste of history here.
In the concrete jungle of Manila, one easily forgets that the city lies right by the sea. A cruise on the Manila Bay lets you experience the tranquility and find your equilibrium.
Featuring a float competition, dance parade, and a beauty pageant, the annual Aliwan Fiesta is rightfully dubbed as "The Mother of Festivals" in the Philippines. Participants come from all over the archipelago to represent their region and show the cultural diversity of the country.
Roxas Boulevard is a 7.6-kilometer thoroughfare right at the shoreline of Manila Bay. It is the main arterial road in the very west of the Megacity, connecting Old Manila with the entertainment and shopping complexes at the bay and with the airport. As of January 2016, Roxas Boulevard now features a planting verge that separates the esplanade from thee busy road.
The Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) made it in the history books for being Asia’s first international convention center – housing paintings and sculptures of various Filipino artists and also serving as a venue for political summits, conventions and concerts of international artists.
The Rizal Stadium started operations in 1934. It houses the Philippine National Football Team (the Azkals), the United Football League, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The stadium has been host to many international events ever since.
The Supreme Court is the highest judicial authority in the country, paralleling the President (executive) and the Congress (legislative). It houses the 14 Associate Justices and the Chief Justice who watch over the acts of the president and the legislation in the country.
With a seating capacity of 16,000 and a full house capacity of 20,000, Mall of Asia Arena is the biggest event venue in the Megacity.
Intramuros, the Hyatt Casino and the American Embassy – these are only some of the places you can find in the Roxas Boulvard HotSpot. The HotSpot is located in Manila at the bay area. For those Megacitizens who just arrived or haven't had the time yet: the HotSpot is all about culture and tourist destinations.
Get something sweet at Zucchero, be it coffee and cake in the afternoon or a Filipino dinner in the evening.
Craving for Culture? The Cultural Centre of the Philippines (CCP) is home to the nation's artistic and cultural performances and exhibitions. It is often the venue for musical performances, plays, painting exhibitions, and film showings.
A popular open park located right smack in the middle of the Philippine capital, Rizal Park is also known to both locals and tourists as Luneta – a Spanish term that translates to lunette or crescent.
The Senate of the Philippines commonly known as Senado, is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the country.
The National Theater opened its doors to the public in the year 1969. Today, it still serves as one of the most important theaters in the metro.
The World Trade Center is one of the prime venues for international trade fairs, conventions and other major events in the Megacity.
Dive into the deep blue sea without getting wet! Manila Ocean Park awaits you with an amazing experience of the biodiversity of Earth's oceans and shorelines. The combination of entertainment and education appeals to the whole family and makes this world class marine theme park one of the city's most popular attractions among locals and tourists alike.
Museo Pambata, the Children’s Museum on Roxas Boulevard believes in making learning fun. Known for its hands-on exhibits, this museum has a lot of things to offer to children ages 10 and below.
The Metropolitan Museum of Manila (Met) showcases pre-colonial, modern and contemporary Philippine art.
At Jazz Simple Ambiance, DJs play pleasant jazz music in the afternoon and early evening, before disco music makes the crowd dance from 10 pm onwards.
The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is a well-known source of culture and art. It is proud to host some of the most astonishing and beautiful stage performances in the country e.g. the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra and the Phantom of the Opera.
The traditional beer fest promotes camaraderie among the Filipinos and Germans. Come and enjoy Bavarian specialties, free floating beer, and upbeat folk music with thousands of guests.