1.) Pray at Malate Church
Built in 1588, it houses the statue of Our Lady of Remedies from Spain.
2.) Pay respect to Rajah Sulayman
He was the last great king of Manila after the Spanish colonization.
3.) Buy Paintings for as low as 50 USD
4.) Meet Ramon Del Fierro Magsaysay
He was the seventh President of the Philippines. Behind his statue is the Ramon Magsaysay Center which annually celebrates the memory and leadership example of the former Philippine president through the Magsaysay award which is given every year to individuals or organizations in Asia who manifest the same selfless service and transformative influence that ruled the life of the late and beloved Filipino leader.
5.) Rest on a Hammock
Some street dwellers set up a hammock on the city’s trees. Not sure if they can let you rent it for an hour to take a rest under the Manila summer.
6.) Meet President Jose P. Laurel
He was the President of the Second Philippine Republic.
7.) Meet Salvador ‘Doy’ Laurel
He could have been one of the Presidents of the Philippines but he trashed his ambition for the sake of the country. He led the commission for the disbandment of the evil dictatorship.
8.) Meet President Manuel Acuña Roxas
He was the fifth President of the Philippines.
9.) Meet Evelio Javier and Ninoy Aquino
Both of their assassinations were one of the causes of the People Power Revolution that overthrew Marcos.
10.) Have a glance of the controversial Dolomite Beach project
The best view would be on the pass over beside the US Embassy.
11.) Rest in Starbucks