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Malate District, Manila

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Neighborhood Tourist Spot
Wander the streets of Malate District to see a wealth of modern architecture and visit the botanical gardens. Once a small fishing village, and today a tourist attraction, this district offers an array of entertainment options. Visit restaurants, bars, and discos for fun, then go shopping for clothes and souvenirs during the daylight hours. While other neighborhoods show old architecture, here you can see contemporary houses, as well as the impressive sports complex and football stadium. Beware of pickpockets, who are known to frequent the area, and don’t venture too far away from the main roads. Put Malate District and other Manila attractions into our Manila trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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Manila has the full spectrum of hospitality options, from highly affordable hostels you can book on the spot to luxury four- and five-star resorts. Opt to stay in mid-range and upscale hotels clustered around the central business district, or score sea views at the resorts facing Manila Bay. If you choose to go for the budget-friendlier hostel, note that many have large dorm rooms with many bunk beds, catering primarily to job-seekers, while others are designed for young backpackers looking to make new friends.
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  • i only visited the mall.. but while walking to get there i did notice that there is a few old buildings mixed with all the high rises  more »
  • For those who want to stay in an area handy to the airport, the immigration office or for visiting other Metro Manila destinations, I can recommend the Malate area. There was a time 15-20 years ago wh...  more »
  • Malate is close to churches, the famous manila bay, the numerous restaurants and coffee shops, spas . Walking around is good along adriatico street . Jeepneys, taxis are available.  more »