Arts & Culture

Charming attractions for every traveller

Cultural Centre of the Philippines (CCP)

The Cultural Centre of the Philippines is a performing arts venue offering shows and events that showcase the diverse Filipino culture. CCP is located in Roxas Boulevard, Manila.

Ask your Edsa, Shangri-La, concierge about the CCP schedule of events.

Museum of the Filipino People

The Museum of the Filipino People serves as one of the most significant repositories of the Philippines’ natural and cultural heritage. Situated next to Rixal Park and also near Intramuros, travellers who come to the museum will embark on a thrilling journey into the nation’s past.

The museum is housed in three different structures. One building used to be the site of the Old Congress Building and now houses the natural sciences, the arts and the support services. The former Ministry of Finance building is the home of the Anthropology and Archaeology Divisions.

The exhibits cover the fields of Anthropology, Geology, Botany, Zoology and the Arts. In addition, the museum also features a planetarium allowing visitors to learn about the stars and the planets.

The National Museum of the Philippines

The National Museum of the Philippines safeguards the natural heritage of the Philippines. It creates awareness of Philippines’ culture and promotes nationalism through its exhibits covering the sciences, education and culture.

SM Mall of Asia

The SM Mall of Asia is the third-largest shopping mall in the world with 500 shops. It also has 180 restaurants, an Olympic-sized skating rink, a 900-seat music hall, a 13,000-square-meter supermarket, cineplex and IMAX movie theatre.

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