Metro Manila is composed of almost 17 cities in the Philippines also known collectively as National Capital Region. The Metropolis is the center of social, cultural, political, economic, and the seat of government in the country. A visit to the Metro Manila is like visiting the country as a whole. The cities of Metro Manila hold the country’s prestigious schools, sports venue, shopping district, and financial center. Metro Manila also has wonderful and rich cultural history dating to the Spanish time. To visit Metro Manila is to go through the Ninoy Aquino International Airport or NAIA as the country’s primary gateway. Flying to the Philippines is best served by hiring a private business jet charter for leisure, and business purposes. The Lionair Inc Company provides a fast transfer from airport to airport in the country and around the surrounding vicinity for relaxing and luxurious travel and stay in the Philippines.
Metro Manila being the collective name for the seat of power and everything else retains the title of capital in the country until today. The city is composed of six districts. It has the seat of most government branches and has a very rich culture and history. The district of Binondo is considered to be the oldest Chinatown in the world. Binondo is famous for its rich Chinese heritage and practices especially during lunar New Year festivities and some authentic Chinatown dish of Tikoy or Nian Gao. The district of Intramuros is a historical walled or fortified city during the Spanish occupation, serving as a heritage site among Filipinos. The fortified city is home to the oldest homes in the country; the Casa Manila and the church of San Agustin. Manila is a city full of cultural significance of the country.
Pasay is a city in Metro manila popularly known for its world entertainments and facilities that cater to all ages. The Newport City is an area in Pasay serving as luxury residential blocks and entertainments. It houses the famed Resorts World Manila which is a resort and casino for an extravagant fun and entertainment. The SM Mall of Asia located in the Las Vegas style strip of Bay City. The mall complex is loved by locals and foreigners alike as it has many likable features. These features include an Olympic size ice rink perfect figure skating and ice hockey for professional or casual fun. Also included are its world class cinemas with IMAX capabilities. The mall of Asia arena is a state of the art indoor facility which is used during the FIBA Asia basketball in 2013. Its gorgeous esplanade was built for spectators to come and watch world class Pyro Olympics a pyromusical contest.
Pasig city is one of the primary industrial and residential locations of Metro Manila and the country. Pasig is well known for its top business district. The Ortigas Center holds various key financial and commercial establishments. It is home of the Philippine Stock exchange, the head office of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, and many fine commercial facilities. The Tiendesitas is a shopping complex that rivals Bangkok’s Chatuchak market. On the One Galleon Place will soon be a 75 storey building that will surpass New York’s icon of the Empire State building.
Marikina has the title of shoe capital of the country and has a Guinness record for having the largest pair of shoes. A museum caters to the collection of the former first lady Imelda Marcos and other known celebrities and world leaders. The Teatro Marikina holds concerts, exhibits, seminars, and others. The theatre also holds the annual pre pageant of the Miss Earth competition. The Sentrong Pangkultura ng Marikina is a 200 year old building owned by the father of a shoe industry in the country, the building displays the first pair of shoes ever made and includes a doll museum, dioramas, and other items of cultural significance.
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