The famous holiday destinations among the tourist are the Philippines. Manila is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines. Manila, a walled city in colonial times, is home to the baroque 16th-century San Agustin Church as well as Fort Santiago, a storied citadel and former military prison.
The climate in Manila is wet season is overcast, the dry season is partly cloudy, and it is hot and oppressive year round with an average temperature of 23-34 degrees Celsius. The best time of year to visit Manila for hot-weather activities is from late December to early April when the humidity and temperatures drop. During this season, the sun shines bright resulting clear skies with the winds blow gently suitable for outdoor activities and you will find better flight tickets and hotel deals. Low-season travel, from June to October, has risks and rewards. Many hotels offer discounts, but the weather can be wet and stormy with severe floods. It is advisable to check on the weather before travelling to Manila during this season.
1. Moises R. Espinosa Airport
The Moises R. Espinosa Airport or known as Masbate Airport is the airport serving the general area of Masbate City. The airport is located in the province of Masbate in the Philippines. It is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor domestic) that is responsible for the operations for all airports in the Philippines except the major international airports. The airlines that operate in this airport is Cebu Pacific operated by Cebgo, Zest Air and Philippines Airlines connecting to the capital of Manila. This airport consists only one terminal. The airport has many interesting shops and eateries within the airport so you can shop or dine in while waiting for the plane to arrive or depart. It is easy to go to the airport since transportation is not a big deal and can be accessible by foot to the airport.
2. Ninoy Aquino International Airport
The Ninoy Aquino International Airport is an international airport that serving the Manila and surrounding city. It is also known as NAIA by locals. The airport is located along the border between the cities of Pasay and Parañaque. The distance between this airport to the nearest town in the south of Manila and southwest of Makati is about 7 kilometers. The airlines that operate in this airport is AirAsia Philippines, Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, and Philippine Airlines. This airport consists of four different terminals. Ninoy Aquino International Airport has many interesting shops and eateries within the airport so you can shop or dine in while waiting for the plane to arrive or depart. To go in and out of the airport is easy because there are many types of transportation available in Ninoy Aquino International Airport for the visitors.
Manila’s climate is under the hot all year round. Usually, it will be warm and sunny throughout the years with little rains except for monsoon season which the weather can be unpredictable with heavy rains and thunderstorm. The average maximum temperature in Cebu is around 23 and 34 degree Celsius while the average minimum is about 23 and 26 degree Celsius. While around late December to mid-April will be the peak of seasons because it will be the warm and pleasant season of the year. If you plan to visit Manila during this season make sure you book your flight and hotel early as both fill up quickly.
1. Intramuros - Intramuros is the oldest part of the city before the 20th century. It is a must place to visit if you are looking for a historical place. The Intramuros is surrounded by a tight grid system contained by sturdy 16th and 17th-century walls and is a big contrast to the high-rise cityscape around it. If you love historical place and architecture, this old colonial settlements is the best spot for you to do it. Intramuros is home to the Spanish East Indies from the 16th century to 1898 where there are appropriate churches, courtyard palaces and administrative buildings in beautiful colonial architecture. It has the strange feeling of a European city center far from Europe. Statue of King Carlo IV is one of the attractions in Intramuros.
2. National Museum of Fine Arts - If you into art, you must come to the National Museum of Fine Arts. It is one of the popular attractions in Intramuros, Manila. This museum has paintings and sculptures by the most prominent Filipino artists in the 19th and 20th centuries. Juan Luna, Fernando Zobel and Felix Hidalgo are one of them who represented a wave of Filipino art that swelled as the country was pushing for independence from Spain. If you want to see a painting which won the gold medal at the Exposicion Nacional de Bellas Artes in Madrid, you can go to this museum where the painting shows dead gladiators being dragged away from the circus. Art lovers, this place is a must to visit!
3. Pasay Seafood Market - Manila is lucky to be located along with the historical monuments. Therefore, it is a must to have a stop to fill up an empty stomach. Pasay Seafood Market is the best place to eat and of course for every food hunters. It is a popular attraction for locals or tourist to gather and have a meal here and try something new. The main attractions for the market are the stalls piled up full with shrimp, lobster, langoustine, crab, mussels and all sorts of fish from tuna to blue marlin. Not only that, there is a neat custom where you buy what you want from these stalls and then take it to the restaurant nearby to prepare it to your taste.