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Philippines - Manila (PDF Chapter)
This is the Manila chapter from Lonely Planet’s Philippines guidebook.
Manila’s moniker, the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, couldn’t be more apt – its unappealing shell re-veals its jewel only to those resolute enough to pry. This chaotic metropolis thrives as a true Asian megacity.
- hear echoes of a lost past at the centuries-old Spanish fort of Fort Santiago
- get a glimpse into the Filipino soul at the National Museum of the Filipino People
- take the capital’s pulse and enjoy free concerts at Rizal Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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