Manila

  • Santa Ana

    Just outside the northwest limits of Makati, at the east end of Herran Street, in a bend of the river…

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  • Paco

    Along Padre Faura Street to the right east is Paco Park, laid out in 1966 on the site of a…

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  • Malate

    Opposite the National Library Mabini Street runs South, with a statue of Apolinario Mabini (1846-1903), an eminent lawyer and great…

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  • Ermita

    Ermita is a district in Manila, located halfway between Intramuros and Malate. It comprises of the finest entertainment centres, hotels,…

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  • Rizal Park

    To the North of these districts, just South of Intramuros, is Rizal Park, named after the national hero of the…

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  • Southern Districts

    To the south are the districts of Paco, Malate and Ermita. The little cemetery of Paco, enclosed within a circular…

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  • San Miguel

    Crossing a canal, we follow Mendiola Street into the San Miguel quarter. In this area are a number of schools…

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  • Quiapo

    Continuing east, crossing Rizal Avenue and turning towards Quezon Boulevard, at the end of Quezon Bridge; at the beginning of…

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  • Santa Cruz and Sampaloc

    Returning to Jones Bridge, going to the east along Escolta Street (Escort Street, so called because the Spanish governors used…

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  • Tondo

    Farther north is the Tondo district, a squalid and overcrowded area reminiscent of the favelas of Brazil, the home of…

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