Navotas is on the coast farther to the Northwest. The city occupies a narrow strip of land along the eastern shores of Manila Bay; it is the Fishing Capital of the Greater Manila, and home of local specialty, patis, a kind of fish sauce. The city of Malabon was an important literary center of revolutionary Filipinos during the Spanish period. Today it has become a coastal city situated at the northern part of Metro Manila. Along with the city of Navotas, the city of Malabon is also an important commercial fishing port and known for its production of bagoong (fish paste) and for fish-preparation plants. Malabon zoo is the main attraction of the city. It is a well kept and unique conservatory of both endemic and exotic animals.