Former first lady Imelda Marcos, wife of Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos, infamously cooked up the lavish Coconut Palace in an act of unbridled extravagance. Upon hearing that Pope John Paul II would soon be visiting the Philippines, she spent $37 million on a mansion made primarily from coconut shells. While the Pope may have ended up rejecting her offer to stay there, free guided tours mean you can get up close and personal with this fantastical folly.
跟随马尼拉的年轻人前往 Today x Future，这个“舞社加跳蚤市场”的俱乐部将给您带来令人难忘的体验。这里的鸡尾酒与众不同。比如一款以针筒作“酒杯”的 Junkie Shot，让人们在漫漫长夜尽情放松。Black Market 是另一个深夜朝圣之地，适合喜欢尽情畅饮与疯狂跳舞的人士。这个工业风格的地下会所会有不同主题的音乐派对，包括灵乐与放克音乐 (soul and funk)、铁客诺音乐 (techno)、车库音乐 (garage) 等。若您喜欢高档的场所，不妨前往 Revel，这里还设有 VIP 贵宾区和餐桌服务。
This homey café is popular for a reason: it serves up freshly baked pastries, delicious baguettes, and a tempting array of brunch and lunchtime treats. Grab a seat at one of its charmingly distressed wooden tables and tuck into the Wildflour Breakfast Plate. With eggs, crispy potatoes, homemade pork sausage, and ciabatta, it’s the best kind of guilty pleasure.
You’ll have to look hard to locate this bar but, as the name suggests, find it and you won’t want to leave. Tucked behind Joe’s Meat Shack diner in Warehouse 5, this intimate speakeasy boasts finely crafted cocktails, friendly bartenders, and a hipster crowd. Want to party even harder? Underground nightclub Black Market is conveniently located next door.
Manila’s energetic art scene is home to an impressive number of large-scale museums, boutique galleries and warehouse spaces devoted to showcasing contemporary art. At Manila Contemporary, the capital’s only international art museum, a number of exhibitions and educational programs seek to increase exposure to contemporary art and culture, as well as support Filipino artists. Expect bucketloads of style from Silverlens, a commercial gallery with a presence at Art Basel each year while multi-disciplinary space 1335 Mabini hosts exhibitions, workshops, lectures, and an artist-in-residency program.