Information on the Philippines and Manila

Shopping and entertainment

Times Plaza, a small shopping centre located on United Nations Avenue corner Taft Avenue, across the street from the Regional Office, has a small number of restaurants and stores.

Robinson’s Place, a full-service shopping mall within walking distance of the Regional Office, has a large variety of shops and restaurants.

In addition to Robinson’s Place, there are several other modern shopping malls within 30 to 45 minutes travel by car or taxi from the Regional Office. These commercial centres have a large number of restaurants, modern air-conditioned cinemas, food, department stores, and assorted outlets for electrical equipment and appliances, furniture, clothing, pharmaceuticals, jewellery, books, etc. The stores are generally open from 10:00 to 21:00.

Roxas Boulevard is well known for its seaside walk, restaurants and night clubs. Many large hotels, as well as the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Folk Arts Theatre and the Philippine International Convention Center are located on Roxas Boulevard.

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