Vacation in Manila, Philippines could be a cheap destination compared to other Asian destination.

 

Although it appears the traffic is unbearable in the city center, but some of the hidden history waiting to be seen. When planning to travel to there, here are some interesting tourist attractions can be visited when arrived at beautiful places in Manila.

 

Fort Santiago

Beautiful places in Manila
Beautiful places in Manila

 

Fort Santiago is a defense fortress built for Spanish Conquistador, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi. The fort is part of the structure of the walled city of Intramuros, in Manila, Philippines.

Fort Santiago also has a high historical value because of Jose Rizal, Philippines national hero, was imprisoned in the castle before he was executed in 1896. One of the features websites that you can see is in the footsteps of bronze. This is the last step when Jose Rizal walked from his cell to the execution site.

 

Rizal Park

Beautiful places in Manila
Beautiful places in Manila

 

Rizal Park, one of the most beautiful places in Manila, is a park located in the heart of Manila, Philippines, specifically in the northern end of Roxas Boulevard, overlooking Manila Bay.

In this park, you can see the monument of Rizal, a beautiful garden and also a small lake with a replica of the Philippine archipelago. This is one of the places that is often visited by locals and foreign tourists.

 

Intramuros

Beautiful places in Manila
Beautiful places in Manila

 

This is the style of a fortified medieval Europe and serves as the central government in 1571-1898. Massive wall stretched as far as 4.5 kilometers, covering an area of 64 hectares in which there are palaces, churches, monasteries, schools and residences of the rich.

Unfortunately, the whole town was razed to the ground by shelling American troops when they recaptured Manila from Japan in 1945. Currently most of the castle gates and walls have been restored, this will make you like thrown into the past.

 

Araneta Center

Beautiful places in Manila
Beautiful places in Manila

 

Araneta Center now is a central area of 35 hectares of commercial area in Quezon City, Philippines. Estimated 1 million visitors come to the Araneta Center every day. Center of the complex is the Araneta Coliseum is claimed to be Asia’s largest entertainment venues with seating capacity of 25,000.