Forbes Park came into being in the postwar era, when the wealthy moved out of their former enclaves in Ermita and Malate and ... More
Forbes Park came into being in the postwar era, when the wealthy moved out of their former enclaves in Ermita and Malate and set up home here. Throughout Manila there are other such "reservations" for the rich, but Forbes remains at the top of the pecking order. Politicians, tycoons, heads of corporations and the like live here, along with ambassadors of wealthier nations. Heavily guarded, Forbes is open to visitors by invitation only.
The U.S. maintains memorial cemeteries in various countries around the world. This sprawling 61.5 hectare plateau, where the remains of
more than 17,000 American soldiers killed in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II have been laid ...
Unique among Manila's landmarks, Paco Park is quite possibly the only one of its kind in the world. A former
cemetery, the construction of which was completed in 1820, it consists of two circular structures containing tiers of niches ...
An unmanicured park where you can spend an unhurried day playing with the kids, reading a book, or just communing
with nature. There is a small lake surrounded by walkways, tables and benches where people come to picnic. A ...