(I'm interested to see how tourists see Manila so I asked Travel Blogger Milda of Asia Rooms to do a guest post in OAP about "A Tourist's View of Things To Do in Manila" - Anton)
(Photo by Ric_K)
Previously seen as nothing more than a sprawling "concrete jungle", Manila was typically regarded as a layover stop for tourists before they moved on to other Philippine destinations. However, in recent years Manila has grown popularity as a destination in its own right. Manila city, which is located in the metropolitan region of the same name, has bloomed into a colourful and vibrant holiday location, now attracting backpackers and holidaymakers from far and wide. This is partly due to the city’s vast and unique districts, each with its own history, culture and cuisine.
Whether you've just booked your first trip to Manila, or you're researching fun and exotic Asian destinations for your next vacation, this guide will explain what there is to do during your stay in the Philippines' capital city.
Here are four fabulous things to do in Manila during your stay: