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Address: Ayala Avenue | corner Makati Avenue, Makati, Luzon 1200, Philippines
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

The Ayala Center is a 50-hectare commercial development operated by Ayala...

The Ayala Center is a 50-hectare commercial development operated by Ayala Land located in the Makati Central Business District in Metro Manila, Philippines. It is comprised of the Greenbelt and Glorietta malls, each with its own shopping and restaurant arcades and cinemas; three department stores, a number of hotels; and the Ayala Museum, showcasing exhibits on Philippine history and art. It is bounded by Ayala Avenue on the east, Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) on the south, Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay road) on the west, and Legazpi Street and Paseo de Roxas to the north. The Ayala MRT Station of the MRT Line 3 serves the area.

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I really felt the good condition of this place. The guards are very secured because they're carefully checking the baggage of all people. Thanks for making me feel secured.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 12, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I really felt the good condition of this place. The guards are very secured because they're carefully checking the baggage of all people. Thanks for making me feel secured.

Thank Josaiah S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I am a runner and this is one of the best place I could actually have my quick and long run. Over the last few years of my stay here in Makati, I would gladly say that this place is one of the safest place in the Philippines. Well guarded -- day amd night, near to MBC.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Big brand names who offer all kinds of service plus the view of nature even though it's inside the city. Huge, clean, secured and fully air conditioned , contains hundreds of department stores, groceries, restaurants and boutiques. Nothing you can ask for, one of the best malls i have visited in the philippines. tip: before visiting ayala center just do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

From EDSA to Paseo de Roxas, from Ayala Avenue to Pasay (Arnaiz) Road, the 125-acre Ayala Center is like a vibrant city unto itself. Encompassing numerous iconic shopping malls, department stores, restaurants, nightclubs, bars, coffee shops, boutiques, prestigious hotels, parks, a museum, MRT station, and so on, the list is simply too long, and appeals to all ages and demographics.... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

A great place to shop with thousands of shops around and a few malls to cater for your shopping need. Just make sure you know where you are as the mall intersect with different buildings and you can end up at a different part of the mall.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

The place is great so far so clean. Very accessible for jeepney and taxi. And most of the security guard are friendly and easy to communicate with them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I feel like I'm a local here already and I can live here! I live in the town next to its town but I'm always here. It has everything one needs- whether you are a local or a visiting traveler. Virtually anything that a human being needs no matter what kind of culture or taste, it's here.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This is the best all around shopping experience in the Philippines. Every store you are looking for, you will find here. The only stop you need to make. You can shop all day and enjoy casual or fine dining at night. Lively night life set in a tropical outdoor setting. Live bands and great outdoor eating and drinking in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

One of the reasons I prefer to stay in Makati besides the safety factor is this lovely mall. Containing SM, Landmark, Glorietta, and Greenbelt malls within it provides one with so many dining shopping and entertainment options. The mall contains a museum as well as the MRT rail service which during non peak periods is a great way to beat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

From Ayala station on the MRT 3 elevated rail line that carries passengers making 500,000 trips a day (!), it is an easy walk though airconditioned shops (SM) and shopping centres (Glorietta and Landmark, the latter a famous standalone department store) to wonderful Greenbelt with its five malls and numerous restaurants. The whole place is well designed. Well done Ayala... More 

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