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7 Iconic Buildings to explore in Metro Manila

Metro Manila

The region is the center of culture, economy, education, and government of the Philippines.

Ayala Triangle Gardens
Ayala Triangle GardensPaseo De Roxas St Cor Makati Ave, Cor Ayala Ave, Makati, 1209 Metro Manila, Philippines

The 126,500-square-meter Ayala Triangle Gardens – North development will generate a new center of cultural gravity in Manila’s established Makati district. The project consists of a 40-story office tower and a 23-story luxury hotel tower set atop a three-story, mixed-use podium. The ground plane at Ayala Triangle Gardens creates a welcoming extension of the public realm. The podium contains four levels of retail, office, hotel, dining, and amenity spaces that maximize both indoor and outdoor en

Coconut Palace
Coconut PalaceManila, Metro Manila, Philippines

This is the official residence and workplace of the Vice President of the Philippines, in Manila, is a curious attraction. It is called as coconut palace because of the extensive use of coconut lumber and various parts of the coconut tree in its construction. It was one of the iconic buildings in this area.

Escolta Street
Escolta StreetEscolta St, Binondo, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

Escolta Street is historic west to east street in the downtown district of Binondo in Manila, the capital of the Philippines. It is very near to the Pasig River. It starts at Plaza Moraga to the west and ends at Plaza Santa Cruz and Quintin Paredes Street to the east. It contains some examples of early skyscraper design in the country.

Manila Film Center
Manila Film CenterManila Film Center, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines

A national building which was located in the end of the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex in Pasay. It served as the main theater for the First Manila International Film Festival. The building has also been the subject of controversies due to a fatal accident that happened on November 17, 1981. At least 169 workers fell and were buried under quick-drying wet cement.

N.S. Amoranto Park
N.S. Amoranto ParkMalindang, La Loma, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

A huge sports complex which was located in the Quezon City, Philippines. This facility covers land measuring about 5.8 hectares. The main stadium has a capacity of 15,000. The sports facility was named after former Quezon City Mayor Norberto Amoranto.

Petron Megaplaza
Petron MegaplazaPetron Megaplaza, 358 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave, Makati, 1227 Metro Manila, Philippines

An office skyscrappper building which was located in Makati , Philippines. The developer and owner of Petron Megaplaza is Megaworld Corporation, one of the largest real estate companies in the Philippines. The word "Mega" in Megaplaza is in recognition of Megaworld Corporation's participation and ownership of the building. It was one of the architectural wonders in this area.

Simborio20 J P Rizal Street, Taguig, 1639 Metro Manila, Philippines

An old dome-shaped structure which was built during the 18th century inside the Sta. Ana Cemetery in Taguig in the Philippines. The dome's walls were made of stone and its diameter measures 12 meters. A small cross is situated on top of the dome. Some minor renovations were done to the Simborio in 1980 and 1993.

Map of Iconic Buildings to explore in Metro Manila