0 Views Mon, 23 Nov 2020
Manila, capital of the Philippines
*Manila, originally Maynilad and capital of the Philippines, is the center of the country’s economic, political, social, and cultural activity.
*The city is located on the coast of Manila Bay and is divided into northern and southern sections by the Pasig River.
*Its multicultural nature reflect is reflected by American, Spanish, Chinese, and Malay influenced architecture.
*Textile production is the major manufacturing industry of Manila.
*One of the first stops in Manila is Rizal Park.
*Bicol express, a popular Filipino dish believed to have originated in Manila, is pork flavored with coconut-based sauce, shrimp paste, and spices.
*The Money Museum is one of the main tourist attraction in the city.
*Intramuros, the oldest section of the Manila was once a walled city during Spanish Colonial times in the 1500s to the 1800s.