Manila

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LOOK: Historic Manila sites digitally reimagined in their pre-war glory

Artists heritage advocacy group Renacimiento Manila has been able to “digitally reconstruct” Plaza Moraga and is planning to complete a reimagining of Escolta before World War II

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Intramuros is considering pedestrian-only streets to improve mobility—and it needs your input

Do you agree with the Intramuros Administration’s plans to turn certain streets into pedestrian-only streets where motor vehicles are not allowed to enter?

These museums and heritage sites in Manila are now open to the public. Here’s how to book a visit

The National Museum complex and Intramuros reopened this weekend, just in time for Jose Rizal’s birthday celebration

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This free online lecture series unearths the City of Manila’s lesser-known histories

In commemoration of the city’s 450th founding anniversary, the Department of Tourism, Culture and Arts of Manila brings together historians for the “Araw ng Maynila” lecture series

Buy real vintage clothes per kilo in Escolta—just say these magic words

Glorious Dias is selling vintage clothes from the ’80s and ’90s at the First United Building in Escolta

This roving bike café in Manila is a shared business by cyclist friends

Manila Cyclist Café, currently in Intramuros, is a pandemic business put up by a couple of cyclist friends

The National Museum reopens Mar. 2. Here’s how you can book a visit

After almost a year, the National Museums of Fine Arts, Anthropology and Natural History will reopen this week

Peek inside the soon-to-reopen Metropolitan Theater through this 360° virtual tour

No need to wait until its April opening to see how the historic Art Deco structure has been renovated; you can see the Met’s restored theater and lobby through this website

Paco Market is getting a modernist redesign but not everyone is a fan

After a renovation in 2011, which aimed to sanitize one of Pasig River’s then-polluters, the…