Manila capital of The Philippines still retains remnants of its Spanish colonial history. In the heart of Manila there is one of the best preserved colonial city centres, with beautiful old churches, historic churches and dungeons all contained in the ‘Walled City’ of Intramuros. Travel along the northern bank of the Pasig River, you will find Chinatown, with a long history of Chinese presence. The modern centre Makati, contains some of Manila’s ritziest five star hotels and shopping centres, with fabulous restaurants, bars, cafes, clubs and art galleries. The Philippines are made up of over 7000 islands, with beautiful beaches, spectacular volcanic landscapes and some of the world’s friendliest people, start your Philippine odyssey in Manila.
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