Manila is the capital of the Philippines, the center of governance, education, religion and finance in the country. Sprawling, congested and polluted will likely be the first words to enter your mind when you think of Manila but don't let that impression stop …

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Intramuros is the historic centre and oldest district of Manila, the capital city of the Philippines.

Binondo is the "Chinatown" district in Manila. It became the center of commerce during the American occupation.

Malate is an interesting but gritty and dirty area in Manila. The best way to get to Malate with luggage, i.e.

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Ermita is a district in downtown Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. Ermita takes its name from a hermitage containing a 16th-century image of Nuestra Señora de Guia that once stood on the site of today's Ermita Church.

Santa Cruz is a district in Manila. Santa Cruz is connected to the LRT Line 1 and PNR.

Quiapo is a district in the bustling, busy and crowded city of Manila. Quiapo gets it name from a floating plant named; "Kiapo" that grew abundantly around that area.

Tondo is home to most of the outstanding Chinese schools in Manila. Since Tondo is near Binondo, many Filipino-Chinese roam around this area, and also have different kinds of businesses situated in this area.

San Miguel is a middle-class residential area district of Manila. The seat of the government; Malacañang Palace is situated here as well as the University Belt which is a home to major educational institutions like universities and colleges.

Sampaloc is a district in Manila, it got its name from "Sampaloc" Tagalog for Tamarind and Tamarind trees used to grow in this area.

Paco is a district in Manila.

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