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Pearl market/Bargain Shopping-Greenhills

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Pearl market/Bargain Shopping-Greenhills

Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
shopping

Pearl market/Bargain Shopping-Greenhills

shopping

Pearl market/Bargain Shopping-Greenhills

Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

"Tiangge" pronounced CHang-Ge is a Filipino term for market or a place with small stores selling a variety of items. Greenhills is known as the Tiangge capital of the Philippines & is the perfect spot for people searching for high quality export & imported goods at cheaper prices. The 16-hectare Greenhills Shopping Center, is known as a bargain haven. It houses thousands of stalls selling shoes, bags, jewelries, garments, furnitures, decors, local delicacies, toys, gadgets & accessories. In fact, even famous personalities like Martha Stewart paid a visit to the famous "pearl section" of the tiangge & canvassed multiple stalls for South Sea Pearls to add to her personal collection. You can find TOP quality designer brand copies of bags, belts, shoes, clothes at a fraction of the original price from brands like Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Dior, Fendi, Prada, YSL, Valentino and many more. There are also export overruns of brands like Mango, Zara, H&M, American Eagle, Under Armour, Roxy, Ralph Lauren etc. Hunt for bargains you can buy a shirt for only $2, pants $3, dresses $4, South Sea Pearl earrings for as low as $2 local souvenirs & delicacies for only$1! When you get hungry after hours of shopping, we will end the tour with a snack. I'll take you to a 45 year old snack bar, one of the oldest in the country famous for its delicious siopao with drink included

Your host

Carmela

Carmela

I am a medical doctor by profession as well as an Airbnb host who loves to shop & entertain whenever I have guests & free time. The Greenhills neighborhood is where I grew up in and I’ve witnessed it evolve from a small shopping complex to a lifestyle destination complete with thousands of small shops, restaurants, cinemas & residences. I’d love to take you around this place I call home-it is a hidden gem that you won’t just find in any travel guide, but a place where true locals go to. I've been going to Greenhills Shopping Center more commonly known as the "tiangge" for 25 years. There are so many stalls so it's easy to get lost but don't fret! I am a born shopper so if you're looking for a specific item, I'll make sure you don't get charged higher foreigner rates & help you find where to buy it at the cheapest & lowest price!

What's included

Food
Asado Siopao (pork bun Filipino style)
Drinks
Iced tea, soft drinks or water

Where you'll be

We will meet in front of Starbucks-Greenhills Theatre where I will give you a brief history of the area. I will ask for your shopping lists & then we will start our journey into a maze of over 2,000 shops with AIRCON where I will guide you, haggle for you and help you find items that you are looking for. Afterwards, we will enjoy a snack at a popular snack bar which has been a staple in the Greenhills shopping center since it opened in the 1970's

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 4 and up can attend. Please make a list of things that you want to buy & save pictures of specific bags, shoes or clothes you're looking for so that it will be easier to find.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

We will be shopping for a few hours so please wear comfortable clothes & shoes. I would suggest for guests to bring water in case you get thirsty & don't want to spend but there are a lot of food stalls & choices for drinks in the area if you want to buy.This shopping center is indoor and has aircon
Carmela
Pearl market/Bargain Shopping-Greenhills
New experience
From $31/person
New experience
From $31/person