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Ortigas CenterManila

Visit one of Metro Manila’s shining business districts to see the modern side of the Philippines. Join locals in its chic malls and entertainment venues.

Prepare to be dazzled by the skyscrapers and shops of Ortigas Center, one of Metro Manila’s central business districts. This region, sandwiched between three cities, is immensely popular with locals who come here for the vast, multi-storied malls. Between the shimmering shopping centers, look for religious sites and art galleries that demonstrate Metro Manila’s colorful culture.

Ortigas Center is located in an area known as the “Mall Capital of the Philippines,” such is the proliferation of shopping destinations in this small district. Pick one the many multistory malls and spend a day trying on clothes, eating international food and enjoying the on-site entertainment.

One of the largest and most popular malls in the Philippines is the SM Megamall. This has everything you expect from a giant shopping center, including hundreds of fashion stores and a food court, as well as entertainment venues. Watch the latest blockbusters in multiplex cinemas and explore over a dozen art galleries.

Splash out on high-end clothing in the upmarket Shangri-La Plaza, which features boutique clothing stores surrounding a naturally lit atrium. Browse through more than 400 shops and meet your friends in the Robinsons Galleria Mall. Other malls include the Pioneer Center and the Podium.

Feast on an array of global food in the various outlets hosted in Ortigas Center’s shopping hubs. Pick up fast food on the go or try some of the fine dining options that serve Filipino cuisine. Snack on dishes from America, Korea, France and other cuisines.

Take a break from spending to visit St. Francis of Assisi Church. The bold, ’60s-built exterior hides an ornate, spacious interior. Visit on Sunday to attend one of the nine Masses held throughout the day.

Ortigas Center is located between the three cities of Pasig, Mandaluyong and Quezon City. Its popularity makes it easy to access. The rail system, or MRT, stops twice in Ortigas Center and runs from different cities across Metro Manila. Alternatively, drive here and park in one of the mall parking lots.


Popular places to visit in Ortigas Center

SM Mall of Asia
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SM Mall of Asia

4.5/5(1,612 reviews)

You can browse for souvenirs when you visit SM Mall of Asia, a popular shopping spot in Pasay. Check out the churches and top-notch restaurants in this culturally rich area.

Manila Ocean Park
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Manila Ocean Park

4/5(672 reviews)

Make time to visit the sea creatures you'll find at Manila Ocean Park and learn why this is a favorite attraction in Manila. Visit the shops and stunning cathedral in this vibrant area.

SM North EDSA
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SM North EDSA

4/5(413 reviews)

You can enjoy some retail therapy when you visit SM North EDSA, a favorite shopping spot in Quezon City. Discover the great live music and churches in this culturally rich area.

Manila Bay
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Manila Bay

4/5(813 reviews)

Drift around the tranquil waters of a sheltered bay and watch a colorful sunset from the shores of Manila city.

Fort Bonifacio
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Fort Bonifacio

4.5/5(407 reviews)

Fort Bonifacio is just one of the places to see in Taguig, so why not enjoy the other things to explore during your travels? Make time to visit the area's shops, or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Venice Grand Canal Mall
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Venice Grand Canal Mall

4.5/5(385 reviews)

You can browse for souvenirs when you visit Venice Grand Canal Mall, a favorite shopping spot in Taguig. Check out the churches and top-notch restaurants in this vibrant area.

Top things to do in Ortigas Center

Old & New City Half-Day Tour
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Old & New City Half-Day Tour

$48
Per adult
Tagaytay Ridge & Manila City Tour
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Tagaytay Ridge & Manila City Tour

$178
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Taal Volcano Full-Day Trekking Adventure
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Taal Volcano Full-Day Trekking Adventure

$158
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Private Half-Day Manila City Tour via Jeepney
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Private Half-Day Manila City Tour via Jeepney

$354
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Full-Day City & Museum Tour
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Full-Day City & Museum Tour

$158
Per adult
84% of travellers recommend
Villa Escudero Tour with Lunch From Manila
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Villa Escudero Tour with Lunch From Manila

$77
Per adult

Top Hotels in Ortigas Center

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Jinjiang Inn Ortigas
Jinjiang Inn Ortigas
3 out of 5
San Miguel Avenue, corner of Lourdes Dr, Ortigas Center, Pasig
The price is $32 per night

Located in Ortigas Center, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Shangri-La Mall and SM Megamall. Robinsons Galleria Mall and Greenhills Shopping Center are ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (255 reviews)

"Very friendly and efficient staffs. I would recommend the hotel. Price is reasonable as well."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Jinjiang Inn Ortigas
The Linden Suites
The Linden Suites
4 out of 5
37 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Centre, Pasig, Manila
The price is $93 per night

This family-friendly Pasig hotel is located in the business district, within a 15-minute walk of Shangri-La Mall and SM Megamall. Robinsons Galleria Mall and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"CLOSE TO THE MAJOR SHOPPING MALL. NICE AREA AND GOOD LOCATIONS."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

The Linden Suites
Joy Nostalg Hotel & Suites Manila Managed by AccorHotels
Joy Nostalg Hotel & Suites Manila Managed by AccorHotels
4.5 out of 5
17 ADB Avenue Ortigas Center, (Topaz Road Entrance), Pasig, Manila
The price is $109 per night

Located in Ortigas Center, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Asian Development Bank Headquarters and Robinsons Galleria Mall. SM Megamall and Shangri-La ...

4.4/5Excellent! (374 reviews)

"I love the suites itself because they are very BIG and spacious, and a washer/dryer in the suite was a BONUS!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Joy Nostalg Hotel & Suites Manila Managed by AccorHotels
Astoria Plaza
Astoria Plaza
4 out of 5
15 J Escriva Drive, Ortigas Business Dis, Pasig, Manila
The price is $100 per night

Located in Ortigas Center, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Shangri-La Mall and SM Megamall. Robinsons Galleria Mall and Greenhills Shopping Center ...

3.9/5Good! (173 reviews)

"The shower design leaked water on the bathroom floor which caused the floor to get flooded. The cable had very limited number of channels available."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Astoria Plaza
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
5 out of 5
Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Street, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Manila
The price is $105 per night

Located in Ortigas Center, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Asian Development Bank Headquarters and Robinsons Galleria Mall. SM Megamall and Shangri-La ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (956 reviews)
Feel really good in this hotel.

"Very clean and high standard hotel. The staff were very helpful. Love the pool and sauna at 22nd floor too."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
Mercure Manila Ortigas
Mercure Manila Ortigas
4 out of 5
45 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Manila

Located in Ortigas Center, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Philippine Stock Exchange Center and The Podium. SM Megamall and Asian Development Bank Headquarters ...

4.2/5Excellent! (191 reviews)

"No view my room is facing the side of the next building nothing to see."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Mercure Manila Ortigas

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Bonifacio Global City

4.5/5Wonderful!(83 area reviews)

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Bel-Air

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4/5Very Good!(140 area reviews)

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