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Ayala Center

Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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As featured in 3 days in Manila
Ranked #5 of 19 Attractions in Makati
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Type: Malls, Movie Theaters
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Shopping, dining and entertainment all in one place.
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Foster City, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

There is nothing like being in this area - Ayala Center - Greenbelt. It is like the Manhattan of Metro Manila, Philippines. Lot's of good restaurants and bars. Night life is enjoyable. You can go bar hopping or go dancing and still find a decent place for a midnight snack!

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great and above average department store. Great and consistent service by their sales staff in many departments. You can easily find everything you want there.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I enjoyed wandering around the Ayala Center, and actually got my intro to the Philippine Stock Exchange, through my visit here. The garden of lights, is really beautiful. There were families, kids, lovers, and other random visitors, all enjoying on my evening there. I'd highly recommend it for anyone getting to know Manila, and Makati.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,141 reviews 1,141 reviews
406 attraction reviews
2,661 helpful votes 2,661 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Ayala Center is extensive as it does not just include Greenbelt but also the various Glorietta malls shopping centres). It is almost a city by itself within Metro Manila. What I like most is the commitment to quality. One observes it in the two or three year old Holiday Inn at Glorietta II. One sees it in how an attractively... More

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Greenacres, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
33 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I like this place so much, one of the financial district. Lot of shopping, restaurants, movie theater, banks, high rise buildings, hotel. You name it you can have it. Every time my vacation I always go to this place.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place is very large. It is spread over a number of sections. If you know what you are looking for then it is easy. If you don't, enjoy the walk, it is very large. Good eating options, and variety of shops is never ending. Oh, and make sure your wallet is full. Ayala is a high end shopping mall... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great centre -so many buildings to get lost in but the atmosphere is great if you have a friend to have a drink with ....

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Sydney
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

There are a few major shopping complex joined to each other and it may take a whole day to cover the whole place.

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Peace River, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
46 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great place if you like shopping at the richie rich shops, but it's pretty sad once you've been to visit the poorer parts of the city. It would be easier to handle if it wasn't so garish and ostentatious. The park is one of the nicer green spaces in the city though.

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Makati, Philippines
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A good place for shopping. You can find cheap goods also. New building is quite nice. Plenty of people.

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