Manila | Express Flights

About Manila

Manila is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the Philippines and in the world and has a colorful multi-cultural heritage and history. Manila is home to many notable attractions like San Agustin Church, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, Rizal Park, Manila Metropolitan Theater and the National Museum of the Philippines. Manila has excellent nightlife and is proud of the quality of funky bars and nightclubs it has to offer in the vicinity of the capital. Philippines gained independence in 1946. It was the first Southeast Asian country to gain independence after World War II.

The Philippine flag is the only flag in the whole world that is displayed differently in times of peace and war. In peace time, the blue side is put on top; in war time, the red.

Manila is home to one of the largest Chinatown’s in the world and here you can find exotic Chinese good and delicious Chinese cuisine. City fiesta of Manila is celebrated every 24th of June as Manila was cited as the capital of the Philippines by Miguel Lopez De Legazpi on June 24, 1571.

The University of Sto. Tomas, which is located in the city of Manila, Philippines, was established in 1611 – twenty-five years before Harvard, the oldest university in the United States.

Useful Information about Manila

What does Manila cost?


Restaurant Prices in Manila are 65.24% lower than in Sydney


Groceries prices in Manila are 45.09% lower than in Melbourne


Take a taxi from 0.35 AUD per kilometre
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One way ticket in local transport is 0.53 AUD

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