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Metro Manila

Metro Manila Fort Santiago in Intramuros, Manila | Photo by Jay Ermitaño National Museum in Manila Binondo | Photo by Gen Celada Baclaran Church in Parañaque City, Metro Manila Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City, Metro Manila

Metro Manila

Metro Manila Metro Manila, a dizzying megalopolis of about 12 million people, is a confluence of many things: history and modernity, affluence and poverty, art and kitsch, calm and chaos. It’s sweltering in the summer, easily flooded during monsoon season, and the daily traffic can drive you crazy. It’s a place where things don’t often come easy, but it will never fail to surprise, inspire, and challenge you. With a pocketful of street smarts and a crazy sense of adventure, you will find this megacity endlessly exciting and strangely beautiful.

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