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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“ Great space and aesthetics. Lovely places to shop. Awesome places to eat and chat.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Park
“Address: Paseo De Roxas St. Cor Makati Ave. Cor Ayala Ave. Makati, 1209 Visit the Ayala Triangle Gardens and enjoy a moment in this contemporary oasis. A 20,000 sq.m populated by over hundred of trees .”
  • 94 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The mall of modern Makati. Located along Kalayaan Ave., Century City, Makati, Century City Mall is a remarkable, world-class shopping and entertainment complex with a vibrant range of shops, services, and restaurants.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Cafe
“You will find here a cluster of cafes, restaurants, shops, park and everything else you need for shopping and eating. They usually have a weekend market in High street where you can sample filipino delicasies, fashion and art.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Science Museum
“As of 2012, the museum has five main galleries occupying a 4,900 sq meters (53,000 sq ft) exhibit areas and spanning 2 floors. the Galleries each had its own theme namely, atom, life, earth, universe and technology which are linked by feature called "Nature's webways". the atom, life, earth, universe galleries are located on the first floor while the technology gallery are found in the first floor of the two story museum ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Amazing mall at the heart of Metro Manila with a wide range of choices for shopping, dining and clubbing, in and around the mall.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Greenbelt Mall is only a 6 minute drive from the property. Greenbelt Mall, a complex of five contemporary buildings. What is truly unique about this mall is that each section (Greenbelt 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5) has its own style of architecture and features. Greenbelt 1 still has its own quaint little retail shops but is more concentrated on electronics and home appliances. Greenbelt 2 is comprised of fine dining restaurants. Greenbelt 3 has high- end retail shops on the ground floor, and coffee shops that have become the favorite hangout place for many coffee lovers. Exclusive retail stores include: Hermes, Calvin Klein, Kate Spade, Marks and Spencer, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste and more. The second floor has restaurant, bookshops and more. There are connecting walkways from Greenbelt 3 and 4 to Landmark and Glorietta. The cinemas are located in Greenbelt 3. Greenbelt 4 is small compared to Greenbelt 3. The space accommodate the shops of Louie Vuitton, Salvatore Ferregamo, Jimmy Choo, Balenciaga, Prada, Bulgari, Charriol, Gucci and other higher-end shops. Greenbelt 5’s main feature are the shops of top-caliber Filipino designers though there are also imported high end shops like Patek Philippe, Rolex, Panerai, Zara, Yves Saint Laurent, Banana Republic, Liz Clairborne, Paul Smith, Balenciaga and more. There are restaurants of all kinds and types at Greenbelt 2, 3,and 5. For fast food dining, Greenbelt 1 is the place to be. The Greenbelt Mall has a hodgepodge of clienteles. Though middle income can easily afford fine dining and some branded items at the mall, only the rich and moneyed can afford to buy the upper scale store merchandise, like $1000 handbags, without batting an eyelash. Hours: The mall is open every day. Shops open at 10:00 A.M. and close at 10:00 P.M. Coffee shops at the courtyard are open most days 24/7. Parking is not a problem.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“What is truly unique about this mall is that each section (Greenbelt 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5) has its own style of architecture and features. You'll find a lot of the must-try restaurants here and also a great place to visit for some retail therapy.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A mall with a large Metro department store, plenty of other stores of all sorts, a food court, other restaurants, a cinema, laser game, several sets of market stalls including a gift market and clothes market, outside are more restaurants, rows of Filipino food stalls selling delicacies from different islands, flower stalls, and there’s plenty more.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“BGC or Bonifacio Global City is an amazing and vibrant city-center landscaped with a great urban decor and plenty of things to keep you busy - parks, restaurants, malls, golf course, etc.”
  • 95 locals recommend
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History Museum
“ It's a shame Manila's not too into Arts and Culture but definitely check out the AYALA MUSEUM and have a drink at M Cafe afterwards. M Cafe turns into a lively scene in the evenings. Don't miss it!”
  • 51 locals recommend
Night Club
“best place for those people who wants to experience best nightlife a bit pricey but the experience is awesome if you want to meet pretty and wealthy girls this is a place for you be it foreigners or filipina”
  • 45 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Uptown Mall is the flagship lifestyle mall development of Megaworld Corporation under the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls brand. The 5-level lifestyle mall anchors Megaworld’s Uptown Bonifacio township located at the northern part of Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City. It hosts a variety of lifestyle, retail, leisure and entertainment offerings from local brands to international establishments.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“It is a small compound in the bustling Makati, where Filipinos can get a taste of authentic Japanese food without having to leave the country. There are 13 restaurants offering delicious servings of Japanese food that are close to the real thing. Each has an extensive menu and their own specialty”
  • 41 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“The venue of choice for the young. Dress code is more dressed down than your typical club. Gives you the island vibe in the heart of the city.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Power Plant Mall is an upscale indoor shopping mall in Makati City, Philippines. It is the anchor establishment of Rockwell Center, a mixed-use area north of the Makati Central Business District on the Pasig River waterfront across Mandaluyong.”
  • 30 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Japanese Restaurant
“It is a small compound in the bustling Makati, where Filipinos can get a taste of authentic Japanese food without having to leave the country. There are 13 restaurants offering delicious servings of Japanese food that are close to the real thing. Each has an extensive menu and their own specialty”
  • 41 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“The venue of choice for the young. Dress code is more dressed down than your typical club. Gives you the island vibe in the heart of the city.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Café
“They have good food for any time of the day, from brunch to dinner and dessert. Their coffee is good too. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
“A small French/American cafe and bakery that specialized in all-day breakfast and lunch.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Same street as Greenbelt Excelsior, this is a great spot for food and to grab some drinks!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A bar located in the 71st floor of Gramercy. Walking distance from the unit.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Buffet
“If you really are hungry and you want to go out with your friends who have different taste palettes you have to go here. One the best buffets I've ever been.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Locavore serves locally grown and produced Filipino dishes with a French touch from Chef Mikel Zaguirre. Their sugpo con mayesa is one of their must-tries along with their sizzling sinigang, and lechon and oyster sisig.”
  • 12 locals recommend

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