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.
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.
It features different play areas and art installations where communities in BGC meet.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.