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Taguig City is slowly becoming home to Manila’s millennials. Aside from all the corporations and offices planting their roots here, Taguig is also becoming a hip place where young professionals go to to shop, eat, and hang out. Though nowadays, a lot of people don’t know that there are many learning institutions and historical sites in the area as well. If you’re looking to see a different perspective of Metro Manila while still experiencing all its modern comforts, Taguig City might just be what you’re looking for.
This urban jungle is one of the fastest growing commercial, business, industrial, and residential centers in Metro Manila. It’s unique landscape offers you glimpses of high rise hotels, condominiums, and residential house and lots mixed with an array of corporate, business, retail, and commercial establishments. One of its top districts is Bonifacio Global City, which is home to many of Manila’s top businesses.
If you’re coming from another country or from provinces far from Manila, coming in by plane would be the easiest option. Local carriers like Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have daily flights to Manila. Other carriers like Air Asia, Tiger Air, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, and Delta Air Lines also have daily flights to the metro.
If you’re not in a any hurry and would prefer something more affordable, arriving by boat is a good option for those coming from provinces in Visayas and Mindanao. Ferries like 2go, Negros Navigation, and Sulpicio Lines have daily trips going to and coming from Manila.
There are many ways to get to Taguig by land through buses, vans, taxis, and jeepneys. If you’re coming from the airport, the best way to get to the city is by taxi. If you’re coming from the south ports, you can ride a bus going to manila and ride a jeepney or van going to Taguig.
Getting around the city is easy because of the many jeepneys, vans, and taxis that pass through the area. If you’re going to Bonifacio Global City, you will find that it is a lot easier to travel around because they have their own bus system called the BGC Bus. A lot of areas in Taguig have easy access to taxis. All you have to do is book a cab using Grab or Uber or wait a few minutes to hail a cab on the road, especially if you’re in business districts like Bonifacio Global City, Arca South, and Mckinley Hill.
A cheaper alternative to getting around would be to ride a van or a jeepney. There are many van and jeepney terminals in malls and city centers that can take you to where you need to go.
Try something different and see what Taguig City has to offer. Some of its notable historical sites include the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Veteran’s Museum, Bantayog ng Bayani, Philippine Army Museum and Library, Museo de Sta. Ana, and Dambanang Kawayan Church. For some science fun, you can check out The Mind Museum and all of its interactive displays or go to the Department of Science and Technology’s mini forest and eco-park.
Take a selfie with your friends at Mckinley Hill’s unique attraction, Venice Grand Canal Mall or you can also head on over to Bonifacio Global City, where you can shop at the high end retail stores or eat in hole in the wall restaurants. You can also take a walk around the business district to see its six sculptures or jog at BGC’s public tracks.
If you’re from Manila or nearby provinces like Cavite and Rizal, Taguig would be the perfect place for a staycation. Book a relaxing overnight stay at one of the many hotels in Taguig city, enjoy the food and go out for a night of drinking and dancing with your friends.
Aside from visiting historical sites, shopping, eating, and partying, you may also want to try out Flying Trapeze Philippines. Here, a team of trained trapeze artists will help you get over your fear of heights and teach you how to swing safely from a trapeze bar.
If you’re looking for a delicious yet affordable food experience, try eating at some of the food stalls that pop up every weekend at Mercato Centrale in Bonifacio Global City.
The business district also offers a wide variety of restaurants with different cuisines and specialties. If you don’t mind spending for food, some great restaurants to try out would include The Wholesome Table, Abe Serendra, L’Entrecote, Gallery Vask, and Mango Tree. If you’re more into all-you-can-eat buffet type restaurants, Niu by Vikings and The Food Hall by Todd English are great options.
Noteworthy cafes in the city include Kuppa Roastery, Wildflour Cafe and Bakery, Luna Specialty Coffee, and Unit 27 Apartment Bar and Cafe.
Chill out, grab a drink, or dance to the music at some of Taguig’s finest pubs and bars. The Fort Strip at Bonifacio Global City comes complete with different restaurant bars, night clubs, discos, lounges, pubs, and karaoke bars for you to choose from. Some of the places you might want to check out here include Draft Gastropub, Prive Luxury Club, Skye Lounge, and Aracama. If you’re up for a whole night of partying, you can also check out The Palace Pool Club at Uptown BGC.
Want to book a high end hotel for you and your partner? Or are you going for a short staycation with the family? Enjoy a luxurious experience at some of the finest hotels in Taguig city. You can choose from hotels like the Ascott in Bonifacio Global City, Shangri-La at the Fort, F1 Hotel, or Seda Bonifacio Global City. Other more affordable options include Avant Serviced Suites and Global City Luxe Hotel.
If you’re going to check out places in Bonifacio Global City, bring a bottle of water with you because you’re going to be doing a lot of walking.
When you’re entering museums and historical sites, remember to follow their rules and regulations.
Prepare extra cash cause you’re most probably going be be eating out and shopping a lot