As November reaches its end, so begins the Christmas countdown. So what is your plan for this upcoming grand festival? Unfortunately some of you seem to be uninterested with the celebration as you have those monotonous plans piled up for the day. Want to relish some soothing moments keeping away the frenetic shopping for Christmas from packed malls, family parties and hectic office schedule? Then pack your bags, get your tickets booked and fly off for Manila. The capital city of Philippines, metro Manila has lot of choices in store to make your Christmas amazing.
With preparations for Christmas starting here since October, your visit to Manila during this season can turn out to be a really “incredible experience”. Living up to your promises, check out a brief of the destinations you can visit to have a grand Christmas as well New Year in Manila.
Ayala Triangle Sounds & Lights Show
Ayala Garden’s amazing display of Christmas lights choreographed well in popular Christmas medleys is considered one of the most popular sites that you should be there in your to do list when visiting the city. This lights and Sound show has become an annual tradition organized in Makati Central Business District and has also gained immense popularity because of its grandiose. The show commences from November 12 and continues till the eve of New Year. Apart from enjoying the show, you can also feed yourself at the restaurants setup along the garden.
Greenhills shopping center’s Christmas Display
Are you well aware of the birth story of Jesus? Well you of course will be but the toddler with you might not. The birth story of Jesus is well narrated through mechanical a mannequin which is worth watching. This 15 minutes presentation will grab your attention as well as your younger ones. The show which is placed above one of covered walkways of the mall is open to all for free. Also you can get yourself some food to munch while the show is on from the food shops set up in the surrounding.
Meralco Liwand Park
This park set up in the main office of Meralco in Ortigas, is looked upon as one of those must visit places in the city during Christmas. Being the country’s principle electric power provider, one cannot help expecting more from Meralco. Well keeping up to the expectation of the citizens, they illuminate the dark night sky with over 100,000 lanterns and Christmas lights. Along with the amazing Christmas light decoration, the park also has one Christmas village whereby the children can enjoy games and a tour of the whole park via the electric powered toy train.
Star City’s amazing Snow World
You can feel the real Christmas chill visiting this Snow world. What you will see here is few dozens of those Christmas tress covered well with ice and numerous ice sculptures. There is also Mr. Snowman waiting eagerly to have a selfie with you and make way to your social networking page.
While these are few enticing places you can visit in this metro city to make your Christmas charming, there are many things in store that you can add on to your to visit and do list. So make your Christmas in Manila a grand one visiting with your family or friends.