The Philippines is an engaging Asian country with lots of natural and man-made sights. The most popular place is its capital, Manila. Manila on the shores of the bay. It stretched for tens of kilometers, ‘The Greater Manila’ is a complex conglomerate of seven cities-satellites. A dozen small ones, each with its own characteristic image. The city has over 680 square kilometers and divided into several areas.
Intramuros the old district of the capital, tourist can find fortress walls of the 16th century. Whose length reaches a few kilometers. Tourist may visit art galleries, restaurants, museums, and an aquarium.
The city fortress has survived the fierce bombardment in 1945, including Manila Cathedral opposite the fortress. Cathedral of St. Augustine, the oldest stone church, adjacent museum of religious art in the old monastery of Augustinians. Museum of Casa Manila, shopping center, and many colonial buildings. Preserved and give adult tourists with a handful of places of entertainment.
Rizal Park recognized for the planetarium, concert venues, pavilion of orchids, a park of butterflies and monuments to Filipino heroes. Ermita district the ‘tourist belt’ of the city, hotels concentrated in the capital. Trendy restaurants and bars scattered in downtown Manila and in distant places. Interesting to view the Malate church, an alley on Robinson Place, Harrison Plaza square in front of Rizal Memorial Stadium. The National Museum of the country offers a rich collection of geology, biology, ethnography, and the country history.
Makati the financial center of the country. The sights of this region may include much of skyscrapers. Quezon City invites the tourists to view the Capitol, the Colosseum, and a wonderful zoo. In Caloocan City, one will see the only Philippines railway station.
Manila south lies the picturesque ridge of Tagaytay, where tourists admire the national park. The unique Taal Volcano, the smallest active volcano in the world. Banahao the set of worship of the locals. The magnificent Basilica of St. Martin of Tours considered a national treasure in Taal. Nearby, at the foot of the volcano Makiling, is the famous Hidden Valley. Many craters with hot mineral water, waterfalls, hundreds of hot springs and luxurious vegetation.
The world’s smallest volcano and the famous icon of Tagaytay. Visiting this natural wonder allows visitors to have delightful experience viewing the crater resting in a calm lake.
Along the Aguinaldo Motorway, a few minutes from several Tagaytay hotels, Picnic Grove is a basic entertainment venue. The visitor may have a walk in the mini park or stroll the vicinity. Viewing spot while sunbathing in the panoramic views of the surroundings. If you want to try a 250-foot zip line at 300 feet. The cable car and the Tagaytay Ridge cable-way are waiting in the range. Visit the place during weekdays, it’s the ideal days when few people visit the place.
Lost in the magic of the landscape and enjoy the peace of nature at the flower farm in Barangay Guinhawa. Spend time in the garden planting colorful flowers and herbs to rediscover and appreciate the wonders of nature.
If traveling with your children, don’t miss Paradizoo. A 10-hectare theme farm and a zoo offering a variety of interesting activities and attractions. The site is home to various farm animals that grow grass and plants grown in the field.
People’s Park in the Sky
This park identified as the Paradise Palace and found at one of the highest points in Tagaytay. This building is an unfinished guesthouse of former President Ferdinand Marcos. Today a popular tourist attraction offering spectacular views of the Taal Volcano and Laguna Bay. You can find many souvenir shops and fruit stalls at the park entrance. This great place is within walking distance to the city.