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Manila: Diverse, Vibrant, Cosmopolitan


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The cosmopolitan city of Manila is the capital of Philippines. It is one of the most attractive cities in Asia, and is visited by millions of travelers from all over the world. The city is placed in the west coast islands in Luzon. It has close to half million local citizens of diverse ethnicities, the city of Manila is an exceedingly cosmopolitan and vibrant city, with a huge number of attractions related to culture, history and entertainment. There are a great number of things to do.

The city of Manila has come to be synonymous to Metro Manila, which is seventeen distinct cities and municipalities. Getting around the city can get quite overwhelming sometimes for tourists. The city is certainly worth the visit, with its huge number of sights, top notch hotels and restaurants, as well as some excellent shopping.

Intramuros is a town located within high walls, and is one of the must visit attractions in Manila. The town has within its border walls historically significant Manila Cathedral and the world famous San Agustin Church and Museum. Also within the fortress is located the Fort Santiago, which was a Spanish fortress and garrison, which has been converted into a park. The town is filled with a number of houses that were built in the times of Spanish occupation. Many of these houses have been converted into shops, restaurants, hotels, dormitories and museums.

Makati Shangri La in the city is located across the Ayala Avenue and is located at the heart of the Central Business District of Makati, and is located extremely close to shopping. The Makati Shangri La is in a number of ways among the best hotel in the city. There are a huge number of facilities and amenities on offer at the hotel. There are a good range of services available.

The Manila Ocean Park, which was recently opened, is one of the best known sights in Manila. It is a gigantic park that features a huge variety of ocean attractions. The state of the art ocean aquarium was part of a multi million dollar project, and there are a huge number of sight and attractions inside the complex structure.

Manila is a city that not only has a huge number of sights and attractions for tourists, but also a diversity that makes it one of the most vibrant Asian cities. There are a good number of things to do such as Manila Paragliding. Of course, there are ample opportunities for dining, entertainment, shopping and more.

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