Around three hundred years ago, Makati Philippines was practically a swampland. As centuries went by, it changed into a wonderful city and a center for almost everything that you want. It is home of the trendiest Makati hotels, Makati nightlife, shopping malls, bars in Makati, skyscrapers, business hubs, and exclusive posh residential subdivisions. Makati is the wonderful city and urban lifestyle at your doorsteps.
Foreign visitors love Makati because it is at the center of everything. From Ninoy Aquino international Airport to Makati is thirty minutes or less depending on the flow of traffic. Stunning accommodations are also found in Makati. There is Makati Shangri-la Hotel, Ascott Makati, Renaissance Hotel, and Mandarin Oriental Manila. Various restaurants serving all types of cuisines are just stone’s throw away. It does not be short of of amazing bars for your nightlife activities.
A visit to city means shopping galore. You will have loads of excitement at Rockwell Power, Greenbelt, SM Makati, Glorietta, Plant Mall and even Landmark. Except for Rockwall, all others malls described are interconnected with one another. It is like a one-stop shop of everything from furniture, cinemas, food, shoes, handicrafts, and amusement stores. You are only restricted by your imagination.
Clean streets are much more noticeable in Makati, Philippines because the streets are hardly ever hassled by people. The nightlife in the beautiful city is tamer for the reason of the business-like attitude and ambiance. Anyway, Greenbelt is still a best attraction during the night as there are 10s of restaurants that surround a green garden. The restaurants vary from domestic establishment to global cuisines. You may opt to hop to Glorietta if you need to experience the same leisure for affordable prices.
Paul Church, St. Peter and Guadalupe, Filipinas Heritage Library and Museo ng Makati are some of the historical attractions in Makati. A visit to these locations will definitely transport you back to Spanish times as well as during USA occupation here in the Philippines. You will be mesmerized by the architectural collection and structures of ancient photographs to provide you a bird’s eye view of how Makati was back then.
For art followers, Makati has Finale Art File, Galaeria Jupiter, Luz Gallery, and Allianece Francaise. Alliance Francaise paintings are made by Filipino artists while Luz Gallery centers on overthing that is old. It can be ceramics, sculptures, and artifacts. Galeria specs Oriental antique and furniture. Photographs and Pottery are the art pieces of Finale Art File.
If you are longing for something green like a walk in the park, then visit Makati Garden and Park. While strolling in this wonderful garden, enjoy the view of made-made waterfalls and lagoon. If you are lucky, there are cultural performances in the amphitheater as well as playing bands from time to time.
Finally, every place in the Philippines got its own festivals and feasts. Check out your hope and itinerary that your travel coincides with Makati yearly celebrations so you can get to witness it firsthand.
For the month of June, there are two events celebrated. One is known as The Kasalan, basically a free mass church wedding for city residents who are living combine but not yet married. It is celebrated on Makati foundation day. They need not hesitate about the wedding and reception arrangements as all these things are paid for by the domestic government.
Another event is Bailes de Acros which is organized in Barangay Poblacion held every 29 June. Old and young alike participate in a dance that is dedicated to patron saints Paul and Peter. The right to dance is passed from generation to generation and the dancers practically skilled for a full year for this event.