Philippines

Top 7 Things to Do in Manila on a Rainy Day

Manila is the capital of the Philippines. It is also the center of politics, economy and culture in the country. This city is a very important location for transportation and trade, which located on the west bank of Luzon Island. Manila is a very urban place. In today’s article, MyProGuide will take you to see into a rainy day in Manila. What are fun things to do on a rainy day in this city.

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1. The Mind Museum

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Manila’s Mind Museum is a science exhibition hall where there are five exhibition halls (Atomic Hall, Life Hall, Earth Hall, Universe Hall, Science and Technology Museum). It displays more than 250 interactive devices to reveal the origin and development of life. The universe, the history of the earth, and important scientific principles. It is very suitable for children, teenagers to visit, adults can also get a lot of knowledge, a better understanding of the earth we live in and the world we are used to. Get to know more about the gorgeous museum as one of things to do on a rainy day in Manila!

 Open Time: 9am-6pm Tuesday to Sunday

 Address: JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Philippines

 Tickets: All day pass PhP 750 (USD $14.32), other ticket options available

2. Climb Central Manila

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Climb Central Manila is a top-notch climbing facility for beginners, starting in Singapore and convinced that anyone can climb. What makes Climb Central so unique is that they focus on beginners, and their equipment eliminates all the complexities of a traditional climbing gym. Go take a try on a rainy day in Manila in Climb Central Manila!

Open Time: Monday to Friday 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Address: The Portal, Mayflower St., Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila

3. San Agustin Museum & Church

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St. Augustine is a Roman Catholic church, located within the ancient walls of the city of Manila, built in 1607. It is the oldest existing building in the Philippines. No other buildings in the Philippines have been found before St. Augustine.

In 1976, St. Augustine was named the National Historic Landmark by the Philippine government. In 1993, four Philippine churches built during the Spanish colonial period, such as St. Augustine, were listed as World Heritage Sites, known as the “Baroque Church in the Philippines.” His famous origin makes this building one of memorable things to do on a rainy day for customized tour to Manila.

Address: General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila

Open Time: 8 am to12pm and 1 pm to 6pm

Ticket: Adults: 100PHP (USD $1.9), Children from 4 to 12 : 40PHP (USD $0.76)

4. Casa Manila

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This museum recreating Spanish colonial architecture is full of furniture of old period, allowing you to learn about the rich life in this city.

The museum is just opposite the church, a yellow double-store building. Passing through the gatehouse is another world. A beautiful circular small square, a two-story building around the square displaying typical furnitures of Filipinos elites from the 19th to the 20th century. Furniture, antique wooden furniture in the living room are as luxurious as those in palace. The bedroom, study room, kitchen, bathroom and even the stable, everything is quite interesting. To visit the museum, you need to step on the red carpet to protect the floor. The Casa Manila Museum is located in Intramuros and is easily reached by taxi or Jeepney. If you are travelling by train, get off at the Light Rail Central Station and transfer to Jeepney. No photography is allowed in the museum.

Ticket: 15PHP (USD $0.29)

Open Time: Tuesday to Sunday 9am-12pm, 1pm-6pm

5. Manila Cathedral

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This tourist site shares same location with San Agustin Church in Intramuros. There are many monuments in the Intramuros, and the Manila Cathedral is one of them. This church was sealed as a temple in 1981. The modern stained-glass windows in the church were produced in 1964 by the Philippine artist Galo Ocampo, one of the most versatile artists of contemporary Filipino artists of the time.

This cathedral is visitor-friendly that it doesn’t need ticket to go in. Just enjoy the customized tour with historical church on a rainy day in Manila!

  •  Address: Cabildo corner Beaterio, Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila 1002 Philippines

6. I’m Onsen Spa

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Speaking of things to do on a rainy day in the Philippines, it is massage, probably people living in the Philippines should be very familiar to massage. This time MyProGuide would introduce the Onsen SPA, which is located in the downtown area of Makati, a Japanese-style spa located in the downtown area.

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Although it is integrated with the hotel of I’M, if you want to sign up for the SPA separately, you must enter from the side entrance of the hotel. There is no time limit at Onsen Spa, you can also go to their open-air swimming pool to rest. There are also a sauna, steam room, indoor pool, etc. Sitting in an open-air swimming pool to enjoy the holiday atmosphere, throwing busy cities behind your brain from this customized tour.

Address: I’M Hotel, UG Floor, Makati Avenue Corner Kalayaan Avenue

7. Food Truck Park

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The trend of food truck has been going for a while in Manila, it’s becoming popular in these years. Now is the year of the food park. In 2016, more and more of this new food destination appeared throughout the subway, promising to place a variety of fast food in one place, most of which have an environment where Instagram is worth launching.

 Address: 63 Kamias Road, Quezon City, Luzon 1100, Philippines

Upon seeing so many things to do on a rainy day in Manila, does any trigger your mood of traveling? Plan your customized tour right now for a romantic rainy day in Manila!