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Noelle Chantal
Noelle Chantal
Membro desde 2015
Noelle Chantal

DON'T SKIP MANILA

Sightseeing
Explore the cobblestoned streets and Spanish-era architectures of San Agustin Church and its Monastery Museum a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Manila Cathedral and Fort Santiago. The "Walled City" is a wonderful representation of Old Manila! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
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Intramuros
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Explore the cobblestoned streets and Spanish-era architectures of San Agustin Church and its Monastery Museum a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Manila Cathedral and Fort Santiago. The "Walled City" is a wonderful representation of Old Manila! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
The oldest church in the Philippines, over 400 years old! Recognized as the only UNESCO heritage landmark in Manila, its Baroque beauty and ornate interior is filled with intricate trompe l’oeil frescoes -a must see in Intramuros! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
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San Agustin Church
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The oldest church in the Philippines, over 400 years old! Recognized as the only UNESCO heritage landmark in Manila, its Baroque beauty and ornate interior is filled with intricate trompe l’oeil frescoes -a must see in Intramuros! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Adjacent to San Agustin Church, this beautiful monastery was converted into a museum. The galleries within have a huge collection of religious art and antiques from around the globe -an absolute gem in Intramuros! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
San Agustin Museum
Adjacent to San Agustin Church, this beautiful monastery was converted into a museum. The galleries within have a huge collection of religious art and antiques from around the globe -an absolute gem in Intramuros! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
This Neo-Romanesque-Byzantine cathedral located in the heart of Intramuros, is one of the oldest and most famous churches in Asia. It has been the venue for papal masses and has long been the seat of the Archbishop of the Philippines. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
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The Minor Basilica and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
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This Neo-Romanesque-Byzantine cathedral located in the heart of Intramuros, is one of the oldest and most famous churches in Asia. It has been the venue for papal masses and has long been the seat of the Archbishop of the Philippines. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Within the fort grounds is an oasis of gardens, plazas and fountains leading to an arched gate and a pretty lily pond. You’ll also see the dungeons where hundreds of civilians and guerrillas were imprisoned, tortured, and executed during the WWII, including one that Rizal spent his last night in. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
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Fort Santiago
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Within the fort grounds is an oasis of gardens, plazas and fountains leading to an arched gate and a pretty lily pond. You’ll also see the dungeons where hundreds of civilians and guerrillas were imprisoned, tortured, and executed during the WWII, including one that Rizal spent his last night in. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Located within the historic walls of Plaza San Luis Complex in Intramuros. Barbara’s not only serves Filipino food, but has cultural buffet dinner show. The villas are meticulously crafted replicas of real quarters in Manila converted into restaurants, cafes, shops and museums. Passing the arched portal of the plaza, you’ll be transported back to the Spanish colonial times. It has that old-world feel and beautifully Pinoy! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
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Barbara's Heritage Restaurant
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Located within the historic walls of Plaza San Luis Complex in Intramuros. Barbara’s not only serves Filipino food, but has cultural buffet dinner show. The villas are meticulously crafted replicas of real quarters in Manila converted into restaurants, cafes, shops and museums. Passing the arched portal of the plaza, you’ll be transported back to the Spanish colonial times. It has that old-world feel and beautifully Pinoy! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Bicycle is the most efficient machine and bamboo is the greenest building material. Put those things together and you have Bambike! Join an exciting tour around the old walled city of Intramuros using Bamboo Bikes! See Bambike Ecotours website for tour schedules and rates www.bambike.com. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Bambike Ecotours Intramuros
Bicycle is the most efficient machine and bamboo is the greenest building material. Put those things together and you have Bambike! Join an exciting tour around the old walled city of Intramuros using Bamboo Bikes! See Bambike Ecotours website for tour schedules and rates www.bambike.com. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
This is where one of the most celebrated battles of World War II took place. The island is not just a historical landmark, it also has forest trails, jungle survival camp, bird watching opportunities, scenic boat rides and a beach. The ferry terminal is a 15 minute taxi ride away. The ferry ride from Manila to Corregidor Island is 1 hour. See Manila Sun Cruises for trip schedules. www.corregidorphilippines.com
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Corregidor Island
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This is where one of the most celebrated battles of World War II took place. The island is not just a historical landmark, it also has forest trails, jungle survival camp, bird watching opportunities, scenic boat rides and a beach. The ferry terminal is a 15 minute taxi ride away. The ferry ride from Manila to Corregidor Island is 1 hour. See Manila Sun Cruises for trip schedules. www.corregidorphilippines.com
A historical landmark that lies the monument of the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. Located in Roxas Boulevard and adjacent to Intramuros. Big park great for afternoon stroll or quick photo-op! This is a 10-15 minute walk from my apartment.
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Parque Rizal
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A historical landmark that lies the monument of the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. Located in Roxas Boulevard and adjacent to Intramuros. Big park great for afternoon stroll or quick photo-op! This is a 10-15 minute walk from my apartment.
Manila Bay covers the long expanse of Roxas Boulevard up to the CCP Complex. The sight of the ships in the horizon is really breathtaking, all the more when you catch the world's most famous sunset! This is a 10 minute walk from my apartment.
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Baía de Manila
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Manila Bay covers the long expanse of Roxas Boulevard up to the CCP Complex. The sight of the ships in the horizon is really breathtaking, all the more when you catch the world's most famous sunset! This is a 10 minute walk from my apartment.
Entertainment & Activities
Enjoy the oceanarium with 14,000 creatures, dive in an aquanaut suit with the marine life, experience the mermaid swim, relax at the fish spa, watch the Symphony water show, Lion show and many more! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
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Manila Ocean Park
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Enjoy the oceanarium with 14,000 creatures, dive in an aquanaut suit with the marine life, experience the mermaid swim, relax at the fish spa, watch the Symphony water show, Lion show and many more! This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
A classic architecture from the late 60's. It houses performances, theatre, concerts, ballet presentations, exhibits and trade fairs. The CCP Complex is great for strolling, jogging and biking. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
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Cultural Center of the Philippines
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A classic architecture from the late 60's. It houses performances, theatre, concerts, ballet presentations, exhibits and trade fairs. The CCP Complex is great for strolling, jogging and biking. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Food Scene
This is an ancestral home turned restaurant that is a local branch of the popular Filipino restaurant Purple Yam in Brooklyn, New York. It’s "by reservation only" and it charges on a per person basis. The food ingredients come from all over the country. Purple Yam prepares food that is truly artisanal, unique and always memorable in every sense. This is the tastiest full course Filipino gourmet meal you’ll ever experience in Manila! This is a 10-15 minute walk from my apartment.
Purple Yam Malate
This is an ancestral home turned restaurant that is a local branch of the popular Filipino restaurant Purple Yam in Brooklyn, New York. It’s "by reservation only" and it charges on a per person basis. The food ingredients come from all over the country. Purple Yam prepares food that is truly artisanal, unique and always memorable in every sense. This is the tastiest full course Filipino gourmet meal you’ll ever experience in Manila! This is a 10-15 minute walk from my apartment.
Great variety of restaurants, bars and cafes overlooking Manila's marina. Relaxing area for dinner or coffee after attending shows from the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Located within the CCP Complex, it's a great place for morning jog and afternoon stroll. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Harbour Square
1202 Bukaneg St
Great variety of restaurants, bars and cafes overlooking Manila's marina. Relaxing area for dinner or coffee after attending shows from the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Located within the CCP Complex, it's a great place for morning jog and afternoon stroll. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
An international buffet along the bay area of Mall of Asia. Serves delicious lunch and dinner from fresh seafood to prime ribs, gourmet pizzas to local favorites! This is a 15 minute drive from my apartment.
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Vikings
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An international buffet along the bay area of Mall of Asia. Serves delicious lunch and dinner from fresh seafood to prime ribs, gourmet pizzas to local favorites! This is a 15 minute drive from my apartment.
It's all about the fruits of the sea! Cheap and fresh seafood galore! You buy the raw seafood, and then go to the restaurant of your choice to have the items cooked in whatever way you please! This is a 15 minute drive from my apartment.
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Dampa Seaside
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It's all about the fruits of the sea! Cheap and fresh seafood galore! You buy the raw seafood, and then go to the restaurant of your choice to have the items cooked in whatever way you please! This is a 15 minute drive from my apartment.
Arts & Culture
The National Museum Complex operates The National Museum of Fine Arts, the structure that has lived for 100 years! See Spoliarium the most treasured painting in the Philippines. This museum is a must visit! The National Museum of Anthropology houses the enthnographic artifacts about the indigenous groups of the country. The National Museum of Natural History focuses on the biodiversity and ecosystem of the Philippines. This huge and beautiful architectural structure is a must see! The National Museum Complex is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
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National Museum of Fine Arts
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The National Museum Complex operates The National Museum of Fine Arts, the structure that has lived for 100 years! See Spoliarium the most treasured painting in the Philippines. This museum is a must visit! The National Museum of Anthropology houses the enthnographic artifacts about the indigenous groups of the country. The National Museum of Natural History focuses on the biodiversity and ecosystem of the Philippines. This huge and beautiful architectural structure is a must see! The National Museum Complex is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Shopping
The Padre Faura Wing mall entrance is located beside my apartment building. This is the largest Robinsons shopping mall that offers plenty of dining options and everything from groceries, apparels, electronics, salons, spas and massages, pharmacies, clinics, money changers, banks, ATMs, entertainment facilities and many more. This is a 1 minute walk from my apartment.
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Robinsons Place Manila
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The Padre Faura Wing mall entrance is located beside my apartment building. This is the largest Robinsons shopping mall that offers plenty of dining options and everything from groceries, apparels, electronics, salons, spas and massages, pharmacies, clinics, money changers, banks, ATMs, entertainment facilities and many more. This is a 1 minute walk from my apartment.
Largest shopping mall with Olympic-sized ice skating rink and IMAX theater! It's got everything from shopping, variety of restaurants, bars, entertainment, clinics and other services. This is a 15 minute drive from my apartment.
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SM Mall of Asia
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Largest shopping mall with Olympic-sized ice skating rink and IMAX theater! It's got everything from shopping, variety of restaurants, bars, entertainment, clinics and other services. This is a 15 minute drive from my apartment.
This is for the adventurous tourists! Also known as "Quiapo ilalim" is a shopping market for the most affordable Filipino handicrafts and all sorts of high quality native souvenirs. This is a 15 minute drive from my apartment.
Ilalim Ng Tulay (Int.)
This is for the adventurous tourists! Also known as "Quiapo ilalim" is a shopping market for the most affordable Filipino handicrafts and all sorts of high quality native souvenirs. This is a 15 minute drive from my apartment.
Getting Around
The location of the Studio Apartment is ideal for those who are attending appointments at the U.S. Embassy, which is around 10 minute walk away or 3 minute taxi ride.
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Embassy of the United States of America
1201 Roxas Blvd
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The location of the Studio Apartment is ideal for those who are attending appointments at the U.S. Embassy, which is around 10 minute walk away or 3 minute taxi ride.
The location of the Studio Apartment is ideal for those who are attending appointments at the St. Luke’s Medical Center Extension Clinic, which is a 2 minute walk away.
St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic
1177 J. Bocobo Street
The location of the Studio Apartment is ideal for those who are attending appointments at the St. Luke’s Medical Center Extension Clinic, which is a 2 minute walk away.
The central location of the Studio Apartment is a 10 minute drive from Pasay / Buendia Bus Terminals with scheduled routes to Tagaytay, Batangas, Laguna and other beautiful destinations. See website for all Pasay / Buendia bus companies and trip schedules. http://www.phbus.com/bus-routes/
Buendia Bus Term.
2124 Taft Ave
The central location of the Studio Apartment is a 10 minute drive from Pasay / Buendia Bus Terminals with scheduled routes to Tagaytay, Batangas, Laguna and other beautiful destinations. See website for all Pasay / Buendia bus companies and trip schedules. http://www.phbus.com/bus-routes/
The central location of the Studio Apartment is a 15 minute drive from Sampaloc Bus Terminals with scheduled routes to Vigan, Baguio, Banaue, Sagada, Baler and other beautiful destinations. See website for all Sampaloc bus companies and trip schedules. http://www.phbus.com/bus-routes/
Florida Bus Terminal Sampaloc Manila
The central location of the Studio Apartment is a 15 minute drive from Sampaloc Bus Terminals with scheduled routes to Vigan, Baguio, Banaue, Sagada, Baler and other beautiful destinations. See website for all Sampaloc bus companies and trip schedules. http://www.phbus.com/bus-routes/
The central location of the Studio Apartment makes it very accessible to all Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals. The NAIA Terminal 1 is a 25 minute drive.
NAIA Terminal 1
The central location of the Studio Apartment makes it very accessible to all Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals. The NAIA Terminal 1 is a 25 minute drive.
The central location of the Studio Apartment makes it very accessible to all Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals. The NAIA Terminal 2 is a 25 minute drive.
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NAIA Terminal 2
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The central location of the Studio Apartment makes it very accessible to all Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals. The NAIA Terminal 2 is a 25 minute drive.
The central location of the Studio Apartment makes it very accessible to all Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals. The NAIA Terminal 3 is a 25 minute drive.
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NAIA Terminal 3
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The central location of the Studio Apartment makes it very accessible to all Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals. The NAIA Terminal 3 is a 25 minute drive.
The central location of the Studio Apartment makes it very accessible to all Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals. The NAIA Terminal 4 is a 25 minute drive.
NAIA Terminal 4
The central location of the Studio Apartment makes it very accessible to all Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals. The NAIA Terminal 4 is a 25 minute drive.
Drinks & Nightlife
Experience Malate nightlife! It's an interesting spot for the street-wise, artsy and bohemian. One can choose to eat Chinese, Korean, Thai and Japanese cuisine, or try exotic Filipino street foods. This is a 15 minute walk from my apartment.
Julio Nakpil
Experience Malate nightlife! It's an interesting spot for the street-wise, artsy and bohemian. One can choose to eat Chinese, Korean, Thai and Japanese cuisine, or try exotic Filipino street foods. This is a 15 minute walk from my apartment.
Located in Intramuros, Sky Deck is a restaurant and lounge on the roof top of Bayleaf Hotel. It offers a stunning 360 degree view of historic Old Manila. The perfect place to enjoy dinner or drinks with live music on Fridays and Saturdays after a day tour in Manila. Serves local and international cuisine. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.
Sky Deck View Bar, The Bayleaf Intramuros
Located in Intramuros, Sky Deck is a restaurant and lounge on the roof top of Bayleaf Hotel. It offers a stunning 360 degree view of historic Old Manila. The perfect place to enjoy dinner or drinks with live music on Fridays and Saturdays after a day tour in Manila. Serves local and international cuisine. This is a 10 minute drive from my apartment.