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Vibrant attractions for every traveller

Metro Manila is a dynamic metropolis and home to Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig, where Shangri-La The Fort, Manila is located.

BGC's development is steeped in history. Formerly known as Fort William McKinley up until the independence of the Philippines, it was renamed to Fort Bonifacio as homage to one of the great heroes of the Philippines.

BGC thrives as a vibrant urban district promoting contemporary lifestyle, with its colourful mix of offices, residences, schools, cultural areas, restaurants, shops and wellness venues.

Bonifacio Global City – Home of Passionate Minds website 

Quick Facts
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Quick Facts
With over 20 million urbanites, spanning 16 cities and 1 municipality, Metro Manila is a teeming metropolis evolving with the times. Boasting from craft beer, street food and speakeasy bars, to live music and a contemporary art scene, Metro Manila is emerging as one of Asia's most vibrant capitals.
Nature
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Nature
De Jesus Oval & Kalikasan Garden
A green expanse along 4th Avenue between 25th and 26th Streets, featuring an amphitheatre and garden. Look out for public events such as “Summer In The Park,” which promotes health awareness and community engagement through art exhibitions, performances, and a food fair.

Track30th
A park designed with a jogging path, yoga and exercise lawn, fitness art, and a meditation garden with interactive art installations made of recycled materials.

Terra 28th
It features different play areas and art installations where communities in BGC meet.

Greenway Park
A 1.6 kilometer stretch of landscaped expanse that is poised to be the longest urban park in the Metro. BGC Greenway Park is open to the public daily from 6AM to 10PM.

Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture

The Mind Museum
It is the first museum in the Philippines dedicated to science with 5 main galleries and over 250 interactive exhibits. For more information, visit www.themindmuseum.org for more details

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
One of the largest American war memorial outside of the US, pays tribute to 17,000 fallen American and Filipino soldiers of World War II. It is situated along McKinley Road (at the junction of Rizal Drive and 8th Avenue) and spans 615,000 square metres.

Bonifacio Global City
A modern wonder of contemporary living populated by great minds and passionate hearts of internationally renowned Filipino artists and architects.

Commissioned by the Bonifacio Art Foundation, the pieces in and around BGC are homage to its rich history, culture and the thriving green environment.

Some of the works that can be seen:

  • The Trees: created by Rey Paz Contreras, this is the first sculpture installed in BGC in 1997.
  • Ang-Supremo: artist Ben-Hur Villanueva’s three-metre brass and bronze sculpture, a tribute to National Hero Andres Bonifacio.
  • Balanghai: created by Leo Gerardo Leonardo as a tribute to the Filipino spirit of hope and cooperation.
  • Kasaysayan-Bawat-Oras: a 16-metre brass and cement sculpture created by Juan Sajid de Leon, comprised of a sundial with seven figures representing the 7,100 islands of the Philippine archipelago.
  • Transformation: a magnificent glass sculpture created by Architect Lor Calma, representing the three main Philippine island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
  • Pasasalamat: a brass sculpture by Ferdie Cacnio representing two fishermen giving thanks for a bountiful harvest.
  • Specific Gravity: A suspended boulder fountain created by Reg Yuson, which highlights the connection between gravity and the audience.
Shopping
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Shopping

Shopaholics will be spoilt for choice with an impressive selection of international and local fashion, fitness, home and health brands, all within walking distance of Shangri-La The Fort, Manila.

  • Central Square: a four-level high-end retail destination with a market-style supermarket and 4D cinema.
  • Bonifacio High Street: a kilometre-long retail promenade, offering a mix of shops, restaurants, gardens, interactive art works and an urban amphitheater with live entertainment and events.
  • The Fort Entertainment Centre: also known as Fort Strip, its variety of bars and gastropubs make it a popular after-work spot.
  • Burgos Circle at Forbes Town Centre: a retail arcade with casual dining options and specialty shops.
  • Serendra: A mid-rise residential and retail development with stylish restaurants, art galleries and boutiques.
  • Market Market: a unique mall with a Sunday street market ambiance, featuring retailers and wholesalers, a fruit and flower market, and a regional hawkers’ area.
Sports
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Sports

Philippine Navy Golf Club
An 18-hole par 70 open golf course within the Bonifacio Naval Station at Fort Bonifacio, popular with locals and visitors alike for its community atmosphere and well maintained, easily accessible course. Green fees vary and are competitively priced. Please visit the website to book your tee time.

Philippine Army Golf Course
A 9-hole par 30 open golf course along Bayani Road in Fort Bonifacio. Visitors can play for a modest fee. For more information about rates, please visit the website.

Emperador Stadium
Located at McKinley Hill and home to the United Football League of the Philippines, the stadium spans 15,000 square metres and has a seating capacity of 2,000. Exhibition games are held regularly. For more information, visit the website.

Transportation
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Transportation
To get around BGC and other districts, travellers have the option of hailing a taxi or arranging a private car. For your safety and convenience, a private car is recommended. Our hotel staff are on hand to ensure you arrive at your selected destination comfortably and on time.

Address

30th Street corner 5th Avenue Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City Philippines

Phone

(63 2) 8820 0888

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