The city of Mandaluyong bordered on the west by the Manila City, to the north by San Juan City, to the east by Quezon and Pasig City and Makati City on the south. It is one of the leading business and industrial centers of the country today. A popular landmark of Mandaluyong is the EDSA Shrine, located along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue or EDSA; the shrine serves as a monument to the Virgin Mary, the protector of those who participated in the People Power Revolution of 1986. Some other interesting sites in the city are the Tatlong Bayani Monument, a tribute to the three heroes of the Philippine Revolution of 1896: Laureano Gonzales, Vicente Leyva, both from Mandaluyong and Andres Bonifacio, founder of the Katipunan; William James Shaw Monument, he is the founder and first president of the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club; Liberation Marker (Liwasang Katubusan), a memorial to the silent heroes of Mandaluyong who fought to attain liberation from Japanese occupation during World War II.

Located also in Ortigas Center is the Shangri-La Plaza, comprising the EDSA Shangri-La Manila, St. Francis Towers and Shangri-La Plaza, adjacent to SM Megamall, one of the biggest shopping malls in the country.

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