Visit the Cultural Center of the Philippines, where local artists hone their talents, and you can enjoy traditional and modern performances.
Things To See
Art & Culture
Make time for one of the most intense religious events in the Philippines, the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9th every year.
Observe a beautiful religious festival of flowers and processions held throughout the month of May, dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Celebrate the feast of a Pope, pay homage to the patron saint of fishermen, witness a procession of giants and be prepared to get wet.
Watch out for a remarkable, mischievious religious festival, with a serious side to it.
Experience one of the most famous and most colourful festivities in Manila: the San Fernando Giant Lantern Parade.
Visit the oldest church in the Philippines, an important monument and UNESCO World Heritage site.
Museums & Galleries
Visit a leading museum that is one of the most important tourist attractions in Manila, dedicated to Philippine culture and art.
Take time to explore the Malacanang Palace - official residence of the Philippine president, the seat of government and a fascinating museum.
Parks & Gardens
Take time to enjoy inspirational Rizal Park, with its memorial to a national hero, and its peace and quiet.