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Manila Travel Information

Manila is the capital city of the Philippines, and with a population of over 10 million people is rightly given the accolade of one of the world’s most cosmopolitan, and busiest, cities.

Although heavily populated the city of Manila does give space over to some lovely parks and plazas, where the views are fantastic and there is the opportunity to take a break from the usual city environment. Manila Bay is also worthy of note as it is quite simply beautiful, and the perfect place to watch the sun go down.

Sights to see in Manila

Make time in Manila to see the sights. Some of the main Manila attractions include the Lunetta is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Fort Santiago are definitely worth exploring! Manila’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Manila city tour before you travel and allow our expert Manila based guides to show you some of Manila’s hidden treasures.

Manila Sporting Guide

Manila’s overwhelmingly favourite pastime is Basketball, which is played by the Manila Metrostars who play at Ninoy Aquino Stadium. The biggest event in the Manila sporting calendar is undoubtedly major basketball games at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium and is quite a spectacle!

Sights to see in Manila

Make time in Manila to see the sights. Some of the main Manila attractions include the Lunetta is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Fort Santiago are definitely worth exploring! Manila’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Manila city tour before you travel and allow our expert Manila based guides to show you some of Manila’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Manila

It is easy to find the perfect time to go to Manila with our guide to the climate of Manila. The table below shows the average temperatures in Manila over the course of a year in Manila.

Manila Driving Guide

To drive in Manila, you need an IDP (international driving permit) for Philippines. You can book them with the AA, before going to Manila. In Manila, as with the rest of Philippines, drive on the right side of the road. We cannot offer car hire in Manila online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Manila, so take some time to explore!

Your Guide to Manila Airport

Ninoy Aquino International Airport lies roughly 4 miles to the south of Manila. The airport's IATA code is MNL - flights take 14 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Manila, and taxis are also available. Ninoy Aquino International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Manila to help you remember your stay.

Manila British Embassy Address

If you get into trouble in Manila, or just need some advice, the Manila British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
Floors 15-17, LV Locsin Building
6752 Ayala Avenue, Corner of Makati Avenue
1226 Makati
(PO Box 2927 MCPO)
Manila

Telephone: (977) (1) 4410583

Manila Overview

City Name: Manila
Country: Philippines
Language: English
Currency: Philippines Peso
Time Difference: GMT + 8
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 60Hz

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