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Manila off the beaten path

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Manila off the beaten path
A centuries-old church, the oldest university in Asia, Manila's Chinatown and a shoe museum may seem like odd attractions but visiting these places in Manila are not only interesting by themselves, but will also prove stimulating to the touristseeking adventures off the beaten path.
Good for: Families, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Binondo
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Binondo

The "Chinatown" of Manila, the Binondo area offers everything from Buddhist temples to pawn shops and Chinese restaurants.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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University of Santo Tomas
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University of Santo Tomas

This is the oldest university in Asia, founded in 1611, and is one of the world’s largest Roman Catholic universities based on enrollment.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Malate Church
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Malate Church

Also known as "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal," the Virgin Mary image in the Malate Church is where the Filipino have prayed in times of trouble for over four centuries.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Marikina City Footwear Museum
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Marikina City Footwear Museum

Its History ----  The Marikina Shoe Museum, the only one in the country, used to be a bigasang bayan [rice mill] owned by affluent family of Doña... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours

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