Bangkal Furniture Market | Things to do in Makati City-Metro Manila

Bangkal Furniture Market in Makati Bangkal Furniture Market in Makati Bangkal Furniture Market in Makati
Like stepping into your grandmother’s attic, walking into Barangay Bangkal in Makati City offers unique vintage treasures you can’t find anywhere else. Comprising a whole barangay, Bangkal mostly sells secondhand furniture and antique, from beds, cabinets, and dining tables, to vinyl record players, typewriters, instamatic cameras, and rotary phones. Residential apartments in Bangkal are turned into makeshift thrift stores, where big items are displayed outside, and small items inside. Each store offers a variety of interesting junk from the past. Some smell exactly like your grandmother’s attic, some smell like a moldy library, while some, the collective smell of used, old shoes. Aside from furniture and outmoded technology, other stores specialize in selling secondhand clothing, bags, books, toys, paintings, old music and movie records, and a host of other interesting things.
Open: Monday - Saturday, 7am - 7pm
Address: Evangelista Street, Brgy. Bangkal, Makati City, Metro Manila
Fee: Free
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Nearby attractions

Ayala Museum
Attraction
1.74 km away

Ayala Museum in Makati City is an ambitious take on viewing the country’s rich history from a refreshing perspective. Two of the museum’s most prominent galleries are the Diorama Experience and the Gold of Ancestors.

The Diorama Experience highlights 60 events that shaped Philippine history. The scenes are recreated in miniature wooden figures, stage-designed in glass boxes like a cultural barbie house. Located on the fourth floor, meanwhile, the Gold of Ancestors showcases ancient Filipinos’ incredible craftsmanship on the most malleable and most coveted metal on earth, gold. This gallery displays an astonishing 1,059 gold items pre-dating the Spanish period. Besides these two prominent galleries, Ayala Museum has an extensive collection of Chinese and Southeast Asian ceramics, as well as rare fashionable garments from the 18th and 19th century Philippines. On the third floor, you’ll find the Masters Galleries, which feature pioneering Filipino artists such as Fernando Amorsolo and Fernando Zobel.

Ayala Triangle
Attraction
2.10 km away

Surrounded by skyscrapers, Ayala Triangle is an urban oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of the business district Makati. Visitors can go jogging here, have a picnic, marvel at the public sculptures, or simply hangout. Coffee shops and restaurants also dot one side of the park, serving as a favorite hangout place among young professionals. With more than a hundred trees, Ayala Triangle is the largest park with the most number of trees in Makati City. At the corners of the park are three monuments: a statue of Benigno Aquino, the assassinated Martial Law Hero; of Sultan Kudarat, the Sultan of Mindanao during the Spanish era; and of Gabriela Silang, the revolutionary heroine from Ilocos during the Spanish invasion.

Baclaran Church (National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help)
Attraction
2.23 km away

Baclaran Church gets its name from the word baklad, meaning "fish trap". Located along Coastal Road and facing Manila Bay, Baclaran used to be a place where villagers collect their fish. Today, Baclaran Church, also called the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, is one of the three most visited churches in Metro Manila. It attracts about 120,000 devotees every Wednesday, otherwise known as Baclaran Day. The church's highlight is the widely venerated icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help. The icon was brought to Baclaran by Redemptionists priests in 1932, where it drew a steady number of followers. Built in 1953, Baclaran Church and its attached Convento were initially dedicated to Saint Therese of Lisieux. When the church opened to the public, however, it was quickly associated with Our Mother of Perpetual Help.

Things to do nearby

Rent a Siklesa for your Manila Tour
₱500.00
Experience
Outdoor adventure
1.65 km away

Feel the breeze and have a 360-degree view of your journey in Manila with the FAME award-winning Siklesa! Conceptualized by entrepreneur Lorenzo Vega and architect Jaime Recto, Siklesa is a kalesa-inspired carriage that marries contemporary technology and classic Filipino design. Its handwoven banig cover is represented in each subculture in the Philippines, making it a symbol that unifies the archipelago. Get a feel of this one-of-a-kind joy ride in Manila and see travel destinations of your choice in the city! You can also try Siklesa for a two-hour ride for the journey itself already is an unforgettable experience. The tour includes free pick up (private tour packages) and drop off from one point in the metro.

4G WiFi (MANILA Airport Pick Up/Delivery)
₱450.00

  • Get super fast web access wherever you are in Manila and across the Philippines with a 4G WiFi device
  • Enjoy unlimited mobile data use with a gadget that easily fits into your pocket and will offer a stable connection
  • Connect up to five devices at once to one pocket WiFi sporting an extended battery life of 8-16 hours
  • Enjoy convenient delivery right up to your hotel door — avoid the hassle of picking it up from the airport

Lalim: Try Scuba Diving
₱2500.00
Experience
Dive and snorkel
2.06 km away

We are on a mission to make SCUBA diving accessible to everyone and share the joy of experiencing the majestic waters of the Philippines and the treasures it holds in a responsible manner.

Through LALIM, our aim is for you to try this in a safe and secure environment with only the most professional instructors in Manila. 

Where to stay

Herald Suites
₱5000.00
Hotels and homes
0.84 km away

Guests arriving at Herald Suites step into an atmosphere that is distinctly Old World. One is reminded of the ambience of a gracious turn of the century Filipino house. A strong sense of tradition is reinforced by various Philippine arts and crafts that have been understatedly blended into the hotel’s design and decor.
Ideally located in the business and financial district of Makati, the hotel is close to the Ayala and Greenbelt Commercial Center, the country’s most prestigious shopping and entertainment center. Nearby are head offices of top corporations as well as banks. Like many of Europe’s boutique hotels, Herald Suites combines small hotel intimacy with big hotel service. With 60 tastefully furnished rooms and suites; Herald Suites provides accommodation for both business executives and travelers. Within the hotel is a small Business Center and a Meeting Room plus the Meridian Lounge and two restaurants: Hatsu Hana Tei (Japanese) and the Coca Cafe.
Opened in 1997, the hotel has set itself apart from other hotels of its category in a number of ways. For one thing the hotel provides all the comforts of home and showcases the best of Filipino traits and traditions in everything from service to surroundings

Gervasia Hotel
₱1520.00
Hotels and homes
1.10 km away

The Place Business Travelers Call HomeGervasia Condotel Makati in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines is not your ordinary budget business hotel. Across Little Tokyo in the premier financial district, it has chosen to forgo the usual bland, commercial modern appeal and traded it for a quiet, charming design, with warm homey touches.

This condo-hotel features Studio, Standard, and Deluxe Rooms with split-type air-conditioning, 32-inch LED TV, coffee and tea maker, and private toilet and bath with rain shower. A warm ambience pervades each, departing from the usual all-white, utilitarian, and too-plain accommodation common to other business lodges. As such, ample rest and relaxation are received by backpackers and business travelers. Additionally, it provides reliable Wi-Fi Internet access, valet parking, and airport transfer — essential amenities that deliver utmost convenience.

The nearest transport option is the MRT 3 Magallanes Station, which is 1.2 km away, while the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is reached in 4.7 km. Also, Makati Medical Plaza is within walking distance, making the hotel an ideal location for various medical assignments. Finally, numerous nightlife, restaurants, cinema, and shopping venues abound in the form of Greenbelt and Glorietta Malls, and SM and Landmark Department Stores, which are all a few minutes away from the hotel.

Each of the accommodation presents a private sanctuary to every guest, perfect for unwinding after a full day of business or a busy night out in the city. The space features a minimalist design with a balanced color palette that creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, complemented by parquet floors. Indeed, all of the Studio, Standard, and Deluxe Rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort in the highest quality. The first is a perfect space for 1 guest to retire to, while the next 3 guestrooms accommodate 2 adults. Moreover, 1 child can stay for free in the Deluxe Rooms.

Completing the array of amenities are dependable facilities and services that make the hotel the best choice in the city. Stay connected with Wi-Fi Internet access, and enjoy utmost convenience with the airport transfers and car parking area available. Moreover, daily housekeeping and room service are provided, as well as a safe and 24-hour security and front desk. Lastly, for any need of assistance, do not hesitate to speak with the professional and friendly staff. Indeed, for its budget-friendly rates, the many advantages of staying at Gervasia Condotel Makati is a pleasure that is hard to pass.

New Winston Hotel
₱1950.00
Hotels and homes
1.18 km away

Winston Hotel is a popular choice amongst travelers in Manila, whether exploring or just passing through. The hotel offers a wide range of amenities and perks to ensure you have a great time. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour room service, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service are just some of the facilities on offer. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like internet access - wireless, internet access - wireless (complimentary), air conditioning, telephone, television. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Convenience and comfort makes Winston Hotel the perfect choice for your stay in Manila.

Getting there and around

Evangelista Street, Brgy. Bangkal, Makati City, Metro Manila

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