Manila is the capital of the and a major attraction in terms of culture and heritage in the country. Sprawling, congested and polluted will likely be the first words to enter your mind when you think of Manila but don't let that impression stop…
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is the historic centre and oldest district of Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a district in Manila, . Located at the central part of the city, the district is a significant center of finance, education, culture, and commerce. Photo: Patrickroque01, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tondo is a large, culturally diverse district of Manila. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the "Chinatown" district of Manila. It is the oldest Chinatown in the world and was the country's center of commerce during the American occupation. Photo: Krauser levyl, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the Philippines.

The Pontifical and Royal , the Catholic University of the Philippines, or simply the , is a private, Catholic research university in Manila, . Photo: Vincent Alexei Betos, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, also known as Luneta Park or simply Luneta, is a historic urban park located in Ermita, Manila, . Photo: Greedyplus, Public domain.

, also known as the Archdiocesan Shrine of Nuestra Señora de Consolación y Correa or the Immaculate Conception Parish, is a Roman Catholic church under the auspices of the Order of St. Photo: Patrickroque01, Public domain.


The , or the "U-Belt" in short, contains a large cluster of universities and colleges in Manila. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a district in the bustling, busy and crowded city of Manila. Photo: Rural Health Professions Action Plan, CC BY 2.0.

is a district in the northern part of the City of Manila on the right bank of the Pasig River near its mouth, bordered by the districts of Tondo, Binondo, Quiapo, and Sampaloc, and Grace Park and La Loma. Photo: Krauser levyl, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a district of Manila, . Together with the district of Ermita, it serves as Manila's center for commerce and tourism. Photo: Emmeca, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The districts of Paco, Pandacan, San Andres Bukid, and Santa Ana form a vast working-class area on the southeast of Manila. Photo: Judgefloro, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in . Just south of Manila, this city houses the which serves the region, and the Bay City development which hosts SM Mall of Asia, also part of Manila's tourist area. Photo: TheCoffee, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, officially the City of , is a 1st class highly urbanized city in Metropolitan Manila, . Photo: takamorry, CC BY-SA 3.0.

City, also known as , lies in the heart of the vast . Photo: bensonkua, CC BY-SA 2.0.


14.5907° or 14° 35' 26.6" north
120.981° or 120° 58' 51.5" east
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13 metres (43 feet)
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