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The best historical places in Manila

There are many distinct historical places in Manila, as follows:

  • Benondo: This place is known as the Chinatown, and it is the oldest Chinatown in the whole world, and it is located on a land above the ground, and it is indicated that the name of the place is derived from the Tagalog word (binondoc), which means mountains.
  • Malakanang Palace: This palace has been the official residence of the President of the Philippines for several decades.
  • Cultural Center Complex in the Philippines: This complex contains a number of theaters, cinemas, art galleries and many places that display the beauty of Philippine art.

Religious places in Manila

Manila contains a number of religious places, including the following:

  • The St. Augustine Church is the only construction that remained intact after the destruction of the Intramuros in World War II, and was built between 1587 and 1606 AD, and is the oldest church in the Philippines.
  • Malate Church.
  • Benondo Church.
  • Golden Mosque: This mosque was built in the year 1976 AD, and it is the largest mosque in the city, where thousands of Muslims who live in the Kyabo region can pray.

Other places in Manila

There are many places to visit in Manila, as follows:

  • Rizal ParkRizal Park is ideally located, located at the northern end of Roxas Street, with a length of 500 meters and a width of 250 meters. The park contains beautiful gardens, fountains, a large stadium, public squares, a concert hall, an observatory, a theater, and restaurants.
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art: It is considered a tourist attraction, and it offers a wonderful collection of artwork, and includes an exhibition of ancient pottery and a gold exhibition in the basement, and it is indicated that the history of the exhibits dates back to 220 BC.
  • Casa Manila Museum: The museum displays a glimpse of the city’s history, from the nineteenth century, as the country was under the control of Spanish invaders.
  • Manila Cathedral: It is noteworthy that it was built in 1951 AD, and it is one of the most important tourist attractions in the Philippine capital, and it is preferred to visit it in the afternoon, because the fall of sunlight on the colored glass panels gives a stunning view of the place.
  • Pagsanjan Falls: It is one of the main natural attractions, located in the southwestern part of the city.
  • Corregidor Island
  • Manila Bay.
  • Plaza Sambalokan Park.

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