The sprawling capital city of the Philippines, Manila is the heart of politics, education, commerce, and culture for this island nation. Whether you’re travelling on business, passing through the city en route to one of thousands of islands, or spending a getaway in the city, fly to Manila with Cathay Pacific. Our comfortable aircraft and friendly staff ensure you arrive feeling recharged and ready to explore.
Where to go in Manila
Wander along Manila Bay and you’ll stumble across many major attractions, such as the Bonifacio Shrine, Malacañán Palace, and Coconut Palace. The Baywalk is a top spot to enjoy wonderful sunset vistas. Take in the past within the historic walls of Intramuros, or learn further about the local history at the National Museum of the Philippines. For a break from the city energy, head to Riza Park. Kids will love Manila Ocean Park, a marine theme park.
Travel tips for Manila
Trains, buses, and jeepneys connect the different parts of the city. Enjoy a charming ride on a calesa (horse-drawn carriage) or a pedicab, both good ways to navigate narrower streets. For an air-conditioned ride, hire a taxi. For the best in convenience, style, and service, book your flights to Manila with Cathay Pacific.