To get a sense of what makes Manila tick, spread your wings and discover surrounding areas like Manila, Quiapo, and Santa Mesa Heights.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find plenty of unique cultural highlights in and around Sampaloc. Go and see a lively show at the Manila Metropolitan Theatre.
While you are here, head to some of the local sights such as the Manila North Cemetery, Plaza Miranda and the San Roque Parish. These spots are popular with travellers from all over the world. The San Sebastian Church, the San Miguel Church and Golden Mosque offers travellers to Manila the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area.
If you like to grab a bargain, explore 168 Mall, the SM City Manila and the SM City Sta. Mesa in Quezon City.
When you’re ready to slow down after a long day exploring the charms of Sampaloc, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. The Golden City Hotel, the Ramada Manila Central and the Hotel Paradis are among the most popular accommodation options here.