National Gallery of Art
National Museum of the Filipino People
This splendid museum houses a vast collection, including the skullcap of the Philippines’ earliest known inhabitant, Tabon Man (said by...
Manila City Hall
Still widely known as ‘Luneta’ (its name until it was officially changed in the 1950s), Manila’s iconic park is spread out over some 60...
Set in a reconstructed Spanish-era house, this is fine dining of the stiff-upper-lip variety. Traditional Spanish-Filipino dishes like...
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Lonely Planet review
This proud museum contains many of the Philippines’ signature works of art, including Juan Luna’s seminal Spoliarium, which provides harsh commentary on Spanish rule. It’s in the old Congress building designed by Daniel Burnham, across the street from its sister National Museum of the Filipino People (an admission ticket for both museums costs P150).