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Updated by Lavinia Woolf on May 31, 2016
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7 Outdoor Attractions in Makati City: Exciting Adventures

Visitors to Makati City should make the most of the great outdoors. There you will find plenty of activities for the young and young at heart. Read on for a taste of what to expect.


Experience Ayala Triangle Gardens

Ayala Triangle Gardens are a gorgeous oasis within the Makati City Centre. Guaranteed to soothe the weary mind these gardens are a great escape for relaxing in lush environs. There you are treated to verdant trees and beautifully manicured gardens. Walk amongst rain trees, stunning golden palms and huge fir trees. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city; buy yourself a meal from one of the many restaurants located there and enjoy a quite respite amongst nature's best.


Ayala Museum

If you want a fascinating dose of Filipino culture, art and history do visit the well-chronicled Ayala Museum. Four floors present the exhibits in fascinating displays. There are 60 dioramas that explain the nation's background in an interesting and fascinating manner. There is also a collection of exquisite vintage gold jewellery on display. The museum also hosts temporary exhibits highlighting the work of prominent local artists such as Armosolo and Luna.


Jaimie C Velasquez Park

Located within central Makati this green oasis is walking distance from the Citadines Salcedo Makati. The place is a popular hangout in the mornings and evenings where you will find locals and tourists enjoying the verdant greenery. The park is home to a Saturday morning market where you can buy local food, fresh produce and even lovely souvenirs in the form of traditional handicrafts. Ideal place for stocking up if you choose the convenience of accommodation within Serviced Apartments in Makati. The market takes place from 7 am to 2 pm.


The Greenbelt Chapel

The beautiful Greenbelt Chapel is located amidst a scenic manicured garden. The chapel where mass is held at least thrice a day is a place for meditation and relaxing within a soothing ambiance. The first floor of the chapel is dedicated to the country's local brands.


Guadalupe Church

Guadalupe is a Roman Catholic Church exuding Baroque style architecture. An eclectic blend of architectural styles is reflected around the structure while the monastery located next door is also quite fascinating. A huge buttress taking central places offers a roundish feel to the building which is interspersed with windows, niches and vintage statues. Overall an interesting place to visit the Guadalupe Church is a must browse for all culture buffs.


Washington Sycip Park

Located close to the Greenbelt Mall the Washington Sycip Park is found within the Legaspi Village. A magical place to enjoy some rest and relaxation the park infused with many exotic plants and trees is also home to little benches and gazebo's nestled within cosy little nooks of the park.


Legazpi Active Park

This park is an idyllic haven where you can enjoy the serene surroundings. Quiet corners and soothing environs do justice to the mind body and soul. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city by spending some time at Legazpi Park.