60 Places to Visit When in Manila – Must See Places and Attractions

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There’s nothing quite like visiting a new place. Whether it’s exploring a new city, country, state, province, island, or even continent, traveling is always exciting. And sometimes, it’s also necessary.

In this list, We have compiled 60 places to visit when in Manila. Some of these places are well-known tourist destinations, while others are lesser-known gems. But either way, they’re worth seeing.

We have included both popular tourist spots as well as less-visited areas. They range from historical landmarks to museums and parks to beaches and shopping malls. Some of these places may not be obvious, but once you see them, you won’t forget them.

There are many tourist attractions in Manila. Some of them are well known while others are not. But if you’re planning to visit Manila, you should definitely explore these places first before visiting the main attraction.

Here are 60 of the Best Places to Visit when in Manila! A feast for the eyes and food for your soul, Must see places that can ignite the pinoy in you!

Tourist Attraction
Places to Visit!
Name of AttractionAddressContact Number
Manila Baywalk Dolomite BeachRoxas Blvd, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro ManilaNot found.
Fort SantiagoHXVC+M5V, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Manila Ocean ParkQuirino Grandstand, 666 Behind, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila285677777
National Museum of the PhilippinesPadre Burgos Ave, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila285271215
Casa ManilaHXQG+V52 plaza sans luis complex, General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila285274084
Baluarte de San DiegoHXPG+564, Sta. Lucia St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila6325272961
Rizal ParkErmita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila9199264413
Intramuros470, Intramuros, Manila, Metro ManilaNot found.
The Minor Basilica and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Manila Cathedral)Beaterio St, Cabildo St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila285273093
Paco ParkHXJQ+99M, Belen, Paco, Manila, Metro ManilaNot found.
Presidential Museum and Library – Malacañan PalaceMalacañan Palace, JP, Kalayaan Hall, 2/F Jose Laurel St, San Miguel, Manila, Metro Manila287364662
Plaza RomaHXRF+V64, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Arroceros Forest Park659 A Antonio Villegas St, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila9178481004
Heroes Square290 General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila234816637
San Agustin ChurchGeneral Luna St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila285272746
San Diego GardensHXPG+87G, Sta. Lucia St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Rizal Park Dancing FountainCentral Lagoon, Ermita, Manila, 1000, Metro ManilaNot found.
Bahay Tsinoy, Museum of Chinese in Philippine Life32 Anda St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila285276083
Central Bank Money MuseumHX6Q+J2V, Ocampo Street, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila285249534
Rizal Monument1225 Roxas Blvd, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
National Museum of Natural HistoryHXMJ+CR4, Teodoro F. Valencia Cir, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
Arch of the CenturiesUST, España Rd, Sampaloc, Manila, 1008 Metro Manila234061611
National Museum of AnthropologyHXPJ+7FF, Padre Burgos Ave, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila285284912
Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene391, Quiapo, Manila, 1001 Metro Manila287334434
Intramuros and Rizal Bagumbayan Light and Sound MuseumHXPG+Q4C, Victoria St, Intramuros, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila285242827
Manila ZooM. Adriatico St, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila9098366911
Kilometer ZeroHXJG+GFF, Roxas Blvd, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
Baluarte de San Andres62 Muralla St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Padre Blanco GardensHXQF+8RW, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila285266794
Plaza MirandaFR Hidalgo St, Quiapo, Manila, 1001 Metro Manila285274939
Golden beach, Manila Bay_CMJREDELOSAErmita Center Building, 1000 Roxas Blvd, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
Chinatown864 Masangkay St, Binondo, Manila, 1006 Metro Manila282448718
Symphony Evening ShowHXHF+J8M, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
Puerta de Santa LuciaHXQF+CF3, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Quirino Grandstand1000 Independence Rd, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
The Martyrdom of Dr. Jose P. RizalRizal Park, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
Relief Map of the Philippine Islands666, Ermita, Manila, Metro Manila9334756426
San Sebastian ChurchPasaje del Carmen St, Quiapo, Manila, 1001 Metro ManilaNot found.
Our Lady of Remedies Parish (Malate Catholic Church)2000 M. H. Del Pilar St, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila285232593
Calvo MuseumHXWH+V7C, Mlle. Del Banco Nacional, Binondo, Manila, 1006 Metro ManilaNot found.
The DungeonsHXW9+2R8, Gen Mona St Cor Sta Clara St Fort Santiago Maestranza, Brgy 655 Zone 69, Manila, 1032 Metro ManilaNot found.
Carriedo FountainHXXJ+X44, Plaza Lacson, Santa Cruz, Manila, 1008 Metro ManilaNot found.
Trails to AntarticaHXHC+VV4, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
Baluarte De San MiguelHXV9+MX3, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Statue of the Sentinel of FreedomHXMJ+MHW, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
St. Pancratius Chapel959 Belen, Paco, Manila, Metro ManilaNot found.
Plaza de ArmasHXVC+Q3X, Gen Luna St Cor Sta Clara St Fort Santiago,Intramuros, 655 Zone 69, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Revellín de RecoletosHXQH+9QP, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Piedad St. Bridge295, Binondo, Manila, 1008 Metro ManilaNot found.
Liwasang BonifacioHXVH+RPH, Liwasang Bonifacio, Ermita, Maynila, Kalakhang MaynilaNot found.
Memorare – Manila 1945 Monument and Memorare – Manila 1945 Historical MarkerHXRF+5QC, General Luna St, Intramuros, 658 Zone 70, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Earist MuseumH2X2+J6X, Nagtahan St, Sampaloc, Manila, 1008 Metro Manila287140752
Rajah Sulayman ParkHX9M+F9H, Roxas Blvd, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro ManilaNot found.
UST Museum3f Museum Directors Office, España Blvd, Sampaloc, Manila, 1015 Metro Manila7811815
Binhi ng Kalayaan MonumentHXPJ+4V2, Taft Ave Ermita Rizal Park, 666 Zone 72, Manila, 1000 Metro ManilaNot found.
Adamson MuseumAdamson University Gym, GF SV bldg,, Ermita, Manila, Metro Manila285242011
Reducto de San PedroHXPF+HPH, Bonifacio Dr, Ermita, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
Rizaliana Furniture HallHXV9+XQW, General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila234913994
Jose Rizal Monument – Fort SantiagoHXVC+R2C, General Luna St Cor Sta Clara St Fort Santiago Intramuros, Brgy 655 Zone 69, Manila, 1002 Metro ManilaNot found.
FEU Freedom ParkJX3P+HJP, Sampaloc, Manila, 1008 Metro ManilaNot found.

In conclusion, I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “beauty comes from within.” Well, I’d like to add that culture also plays a huge role in beauty. And when it comes to Filipino culture, there’s no place better than Manila. From its rich history to its vibrant nightlife, from its delicious cuisine to its friendly people, Manila has everything you could possibly want in a city. So if you have any questions about living here, feel free to ask us in the comments!

60 Places to Visit When in Manila – Must See Places and Attractions

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