This simple but moving memorial honours the approximately 150,000 civilian Manileños who perished in the Battle of Manila. A few faded...
This beautiful reproduction of a Spanish colonial house offers a window into the opulent lifestyle of the gentry in the 19th century....
The Manila Cathedral was destroyed in WWII, but the present edifice, erected in 1951, looks suitably ancient with its weathered...
In an elegant space within the Casa Manila complex, Barbara’s does a buffet dinner that includes a cultural show (7.15pm) with...
Lonely Planet review
The vast Bahay Tsinoy museum showcases the important role played by the sangley, as the Spanish called the Chinese, in the growth of Manila (sangley means ‘trade’ in the locally prevailing Hokkien dialect). There are three- dimensional dioramas depicting Chinese and mestizo life in the parian, old coins and porcelain, and an excellent collection of photos.