Baker's Hill is a famous hang out place in Palawan, known for their freshly baked goodies like hopia, munchies and crinkles. It is located on top of a...
It is the seat of the head of Government of the Philippines since Spanish times; officially stands on the northbank of the Pasig river whose beauty has been told in legend and in song.
Malacañang, from the vernacular "May Lakan Diyan" meaning "There lives a noble man," was built in the 18th century as a recreation villa for a Spanish aristocrat Luis Rocha. In 1825, the Spanish government bought the palace for P5,000.00 and turned it into a summer house of governor generals. The earthquake which brought down the Palacio del Gobernador in Intramuros officially designated Malacañang Palace as the permanent seat of the Head of State.
How to get to Malacanang Palace
From T.M. Kalaw St., hail a PUJ bound for "Quiapo". Get off at Quiapo and hail another PUJ going to "San Miguel". Get off at the J.P. Rizal Laurel Street and proceed to gate number 6 of the palace.
Travel Time: Approximately 30 minutes.