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Brisbane(BNE) ⇒ Manila(MNL)
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Brisbane(BNE) ⇒ Manila(MNL)
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Manila- a densely populated city on the island of Luzon, is also the capital of the Philippines. Also known as ‘The Pearl of Orient’ was declared as the most densely populated city in the world in 2018.
With several tourist attractions offered by the city, it has now become a popular tourist destination with a large number of tourists flocking in every year to explore this bayside city.
Tip: It is recommended to visit Manila from November to March, as the weather is quite pleasant. You should avoid going there during the summer months as they are quite hot and humid.
The city is serviced by Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) also known as Manila International Airport. The city ferries thousands of passengers every year and has a total of four terminals and two runways.
For a direct flight from Brisbane via Brisbane Airport (BNE), you can go through the flights offered by Philippine Airlines. To take a cheap flight to Manila, you can also look for connecting flights provided by Thai AirAsia X, Air Niugini, Cathay Pacific and Qantas Airways.
Tip: You can also avail an early bird discount by booking your tickets way in advance.
There are several tourist attractions which must be visited once you are in Manila. San Agustin Church, one of the few structures that still stand firm after World War II, is also the oldest church in the Philippines. For shopping freaks, Divisoria market is a must visit the place. It is like an outdoor flea market, and you can lay your hands over some excellent products at low prices.
Experience marine life closely by visiting the Manila Ocean Park which is a tunnel glass park with several species of fishes and marine animals. Fort Santigo, built around the end of the 16th century, is another architectural beauty. For art lovers, the Ayala Museum is a special treat. You can not only explore the history of the Philippines here but also witness several art pieces, books and photographs of cultural importance.
Some other places to explore in Manila are Manila Cathedral, Binondo Chinatown market, Manila Baywalk, Rizal Park and Manila Intramuros.
Tip: To explore the whole city in a time-efficient manner, you can board the hop-on-hop-off bus services provided in Manila. It would not only give you a tour of the various famous places in the city but will also save your time and energy.
When it comes to staying in a different country while travelling, the first concern which comes to our mind is safety. Once in Manila, you can look out for hotels in the Manila Bay neighbourhood, which would provide not only comfortable but also safe and secure hotels.
Tip: Though Manila is a beautiful place to visit, petty thefts are common in the streets. Make sure you take care of your belongings and walk together with a group.
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