About Manila

Manila is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila is the official and administrative definition of the urban area surrounding the Philippine capital city. It is the capital region of the Philippines. Also officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR). Metro Manila has a relatively short dry season. Tourism is a vital industry in the region. Metro Manila is the main gateway to the Philippines. Gambling in Metro Manila has also become a popular tourist attraction. The country's main sport is basketball.

Things to know when you travel to Manila


Where to stay?

• Oyster Plaza Hotel • Isabelle Garden Hotel • Sun star grand hotel • The Oasis Paco Park Hotel • The exchange regency residence hotel • Mercure Manila Ortigas • Hotel H2O • The Henry Hotel Manila • Golden Phoenix Hotel Manila


Where to shop?

• Sm malls • Glorietta and greenbelt • Trinoma • Divisoria and 168 • robinsons place mall • harrison plaza • mall 999 • lucky chinatown mall


Where to visit?

• WWII and Corregidor Island • Pagsanjan Falls Adventure from Manila • Tagaytay and Taal Volcano Day Trip... • Hidden Valley Springs Resort Day Trip... • Bonifacio High Street • Fernwood Gardens • Greenbelt Park • Quezon Memorial Circle • Rizal Park • Manila American Cemetery and Memorial