To feel the real pulse of Manila, step out and explore nearby neighborhoods like Manila, Sampaloc, and Intramuros.
Holiday makers in Tondo, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will appreciate the nearby cultural attractions. Book a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the wonderful artworks at the National Museum of the Philippines, the National Museum Planetarium and the National Museum of the Filipino People. Lovers of the arts will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as the Manila Metropolitan Theatre and the Dulaang Rajah Sulayman Theatre.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Families will enjoy a visit to Rizal Park and Paco Park. There is a charming atmosphere here and pretty gardens.
Manila offers a range of interesting attractions such as Baywalk, Manila Cathedral and the Manila North Cemetery. Admire some of the religious sites such as the San Agustin Church, the San Sebastian Church and the San Miguel Church. Breathe in the atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the role religion in Tondo. History buffs will enjoy exploring Fort Santiago.
Take a break from sightseeing and work on your swing at the Intramuros Golf Course.
See what is in fashion locally and purchase some original souvenirs in some of the nearby shopping venues such as 168 Mall, Robinson's Place and the SM City Manila.
Spend an afternoon with fellow basketball lovers at Cuneta Astrodome, Pasay, cheering on local legends, the Phillipine Basketball Association. On match days follow the procession of red, blue and yellow, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local basketball lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
After a day enjoying Tondo, get a good nights sleep at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Bayview Park Hotel Manila, the Pan Pacific Manila, and the Diamond Hotel Philippines.