Chinatown - Metro Manila Attractions


The Chinatown which is located along the northern bank of the historic Pasig river symbolizes the long history of the presence of Chinese people in the Philippines; long antedating the arrival of the Spaniards. The Chinese had been much involved in business, especially the retail trade and have been absorbed into the Philippine lifestyle.

How to get to Chinatown
From Taft Avenue or Ma. Orosa St., hail a PUJ going to "Divisoria." Get off at the "Arch of Goodwill," which is the main gateway to Chinatown.


Events Related to Chinatown

Araw ng Maynila
Feast of Our Lady of the Immaculate Concecion
Feast of the Black Nazarene
Fete de la Musique in Manila
Metro Manila Film Festival
National Women's Month Celebration Exhibit
Phil-China Traditional Culture Festival
Sta. Anang Banak Taguig River Festival
Sto. Nino de Tondo "Lakbayaw Festival"
The Aliwan Festival

Attractions Related to Chinatown

American Cemetery and Memorial
Archdiocesan Museum of Manila
Carfel Seashell Museum
Central Bank Money Museum
Chinese Cemetery
Coconut Palace
Fort Santiago
Kanlungan ng Sining (Artist's Haven)
Liwasang Bonficacio
Mabini Shrine
Mac Arthur Monument
Malacanang Palace
Manila Bay
Manila Cathedral
Manila Ocean Park
Manila Zoo
Meban Garden
Metropolitan Museum of Manila
Museo Pambata (Children's Museum)
National Arts Center
National Museum of the Philippines
Paco Park
Philippine Army Museum and Library
Plaza San Luis
Quirino Grandstand
Rizal Park
Rizal Shrine
San Agustin Church and Museum
Santa Cruz Church
University of Sto. Thomas