Transportation: Ninoy Aquino International Airport, operating all domestic as well as international flights mainly the Air Philippines, serves the city. Manila has a well-built infrastructure and road network with many roads and highways that link the city with other regions. The Philippines National Railways in the city is another way to access the city.Manila Light Rail Transit System is another mode of transport available in the city that helps to avoid the traffic congestion. The city serves as the major seaport of the country. Buses, jeepney and tricycles include its public transport system.
Tourist Attractions: Tourists from all parts of the world are attracted to the city, which is rich with many attractive sites.
Places of Attraction: Manila, which has real scenic sights, is a witness to the millions of tourists visiting here. Rizal Park, Intramuros- the walled city built by the Spaniards, Fort Santiago, Malacanang Palace - he official residence of the Philippines' President, Plaza Miranda, Manila Baywalk, Rajah Sulayman Park and Manila Boardwalk are the famous tourist visited sites in the city. Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene and San Agustin Church attract many pilgrims. Bahay Tsinoy, Intramuros Light and Sound Museum and Museo ng Maynila are the other interesting sites in Manila.
|LOCATION||Lies on the eastern shore of Manila Bay. It is situated about 950 km southeast of Hong Kong and 2,400 km northeast of Singapore.|
|GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATES||Latitude 14º35' N, Longitude 121º E|
|AREA||38.55 sq. km.|