Best Time To Visit Manila

The peak travel months to Manila are during the months of January, April, May.

Manila is the capital of the Philippines. It mixes Spanish colonial architecture with modern skyscrapers. Intramuros, a walled city in colonial times, is the heart of Old Manila. It’s home to the baroque San Agustin Church as well as Fort Santiago.

Just north of Intramuros is Binondo, Manila’s Chinatown, is bustling with shops and restaurants. Rizal Park is Manila’s main public space, a vast mall with fountains, gardens and monuments honoring national heroes. The blocky, modernist buildings of the Cultural Center of the Philippines house various performing arts organizations. Roxas Boulevard is a palm-lined waterfront promenade with hotels, restaurants and views of Manila’s famed sunsets.

Map of Manila