Hotels in Makati City
The capital of the Philippines is comprised of a number of districts with Makati City being the business capital. It is also considered the most prestigious city in Manila, and some of the country's wealthiest individuals live there. The Ayala Center caters to high-end shoppers, but for a unique experience, you can visit the flea markets at the Powerplant Mall. For a bit of history and culture, visit the Ayala Museum or the Casa Santa Museum.
Most visitors to Makati City arrive from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), which provides domestic and international flights. Visitors will need to take a short taxi ride from the airport into the city. While taxis are also available just about everywhere, there is also a small subway system in Manila with Magallanes, Ayala, Buendia and Guadalupe stations located in Makati City.
Hints and Tips
The Philippines was occupied by France during the early 1800s and was an American colony between the Spanish American War and World War II, providing the island nation with an incredibly diverse food culture. Makati City's cuisines range from local Filipino fare to Japanese, French, Spanish tapas, Italian and American steak. Makati City's tropical rainforest climate features hot, humid summers and a rainy season in the late fall, making late winter and early spring the best times to visit.
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