Amidst the towering heights, bustling façade and busy streets, Makati also hides some of the most sought-after art galleries that houses art events and exhibits from time to time. Here is the list of some art galleries in Makati that you can go to the next time you’ll opt for some art-admiring adventure. 1. Altro Mondo Established in 2010, Altro Mondo is a commercial art gallery which exhibits contemporary art from the Philippines and abroad. Image grabbed from altromondoart Address: 3rd Level, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City Gallery Hours: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm daily Contact Number: (632) 501– 3270–71 Facebook: altromondoart Read more: AltroMondo 2. MO_Space MO_Space is an […]
When you hear someone mention “Makati,” the first thing, probably, that comes to mind would be the tall buildings standing from left to right, thus comprising the “urban jungle” we call today. Known to be Metro Manila’s Central Business District, Makati houses the offices for both the local and the multinational companies.
Green Sun is a new hotel with tech-rich event venues and a bar & bistro that lies in an expansive prime property in Makati. Built in the 1970s, Green Sun is formerly known as Delta Motors Inc., a Philippine distributor of famous global car brand Toyota. As years passed, arts galleries, production houses, creative agencies and corporate offices started to replace the warehouses. The building also underwent transformation—from a car shop to Solid Group’s corporate office, and into the modern day arts place that it is now. To date, Green Sun houses the only venue in the country with a 360 degree projection system. It is one of […]
Most Filipinos are religious by nature. Typically, they don’t let a busy lifestyle get in the way of their faith. However, there comes a time when you either don’t have a weekend or are too tired to go to church when you get home. SAN PEDRO MAKATI CHURCH. Also known as Sts. Peter and Paul Church and Poblacion Chuch. Photo courtesy of Nissip via Wikimedia Commons Fear not. There are options for the faithful, even in the busy city that is Makati: • National Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It’s a hotbed for devotees to Our Lady of Guadalupe. You can find the shrine at 1923 Orense […]
Looking for a place to stay in the middle of Makati? Missing the comforts of home while on a business trip in the Philippines? Look no further than MySleep Condotel! MySleep Condotel is a world class condominium-style hotel located in the heart of Makati. It’s perfect for anyone looking to stay within walking distance of the business district, as MySleep is no more than 10 minutes away from Ayala Avenue on foot. Each unit at MySleep Condotel is fully furnished, complete with a full kitchen, dining, as well as an entertainment and living room. You’ll also have free access to the condotel’s gym, swimming pool, and […]
About Philippines Urban Living Solutions, Inc. (“PULS”) Established in 2012, PULS is a leading owner, developer and manager of purpose-built corporate staff-housing at walking distance from the major central business districts in Metro Manila. Under the ‘MyTown’ brand, PULS develops affordable quality rental apartments for young professionals who work where they can’t afford to live. In doing so, PULS helps reduce the cost and time of commute for this important and rapidly developing demographic group, raising both average living standards and general quality of life. It is PULS’s long-term goal to create commercially attractive business strategies and attract private capital to solve economic issues and improve living conditions in the […]
As one of Manila’s art haven, Altro Mondo lets you explore the world of contemporary art. Established in 2010, Altro Mondo is a commercial art gallery which exhibits contemporary art from the Philippines and abroad. It has served as an exhibition venue of artworks presented by various artists, including young and fresh ones, and world-renowned artists alike. CLICK: PAINTINGS by Marc Gaba Altro Mondo is a place where artists, curators, enthusiasts, writers, and critics gather. It collaborates with outstanding artists in the industry, to provide a space where they can showcase the different works that they want to show to people. It’s a great place to […]
Love going to art galleries? Try visiting Pineapple Lab located along Palma street in Poblacion, Makati. It is a cultural center, and art and photography gallery that showcases works from various local artists. They regularly hold exhibits, making them a go-to spot for many artists and art lovers. Aside from art exhibits, Pineapple Lab also holds other kinds of event, such as plays, film-viewing, workshops, etc. Currently, well-known Filipino performance artist Carlos Celdran is holding his one-man show called Livin’ La Vida Imelda at Pineapple Lab. Don’t miss any of their upcoming events. Check the schedule on their wesbite: http://www.pineapplelab.ph/ Photos via Pineapple Lab Facebook Also read: […]
In Makati, there are two park-turned-markets that draw residents and visitors alike to get their bags and baskets ready for the freshest produce. Every Saturday, the Salcedo Park becomes a bustling place where families, local and foreign, mingle with each other. The Jaime Velasquez Park The Salcedo Saturday Market is a vibrant community market that sells various delights, such as organic food, fruits, and vegetables. Found at the Jaime Velasquez Park, it’s a great place to spend Saturday mornings with. It’s a shopping destination for those who want alternative and healthier options aside from those found in a mall. Here, most of the products are made for a […]
If going to the mall is not an option for you to spend your Sunday morning with, here’s an alternative: Legazpi Sunday Market, the go-to place for your fresh and organic shopping needs. LEGAZPI SUNDAY MARKET. Various stalls with fresh, organic, and handmade finds. Formerly located in Greenbelt for 20 years, the Legazpi Sunday Market is now found at the corner of Legazpi and Rufino streets in Legazpi Village. Still, the market is home to hundreds of concessionaires that offer a variety of needs such as food, and items like clothing, home decorations, toiletries, and handcrafted things. It’s a one-stop shop for shoppers who don’t fancy going to the malls […]
With Z Hostel, traveling accommodations will also be a place to look forward too. Every traveler knows how hard it is to look for a good accommodation place without blowing their budget. Usually, travelers prefer cramped hostels than fancy hotels just because they’re cheaper. But what not all people know is that you can actually have the comfort of a hotel– with a price of a hostel. Located in Makati, Z Hostel lets you know what a luxury hostel should like. Z Hostel is strategically located at a prime spot in Makati City, where restaurants, shopping malls and bars are just a stone’s throw away. If you think hostels are […]
Inaugurated in 1937, the Nielson Airport stood on a 42-hectare piece of land owned by Ayala y Cia. The land was originally part of Hacienda San Pedro de Macati (part of which is present-day Ayala and Paseo de Roxas Makati), a large estate owned by the Spanish-Filipino Ayala family. Nielson Airport was a venture of Laurie Reuben Nielson, a British businessman based in the Philippines, along with his partners. The airport served commercial flights and became the gateway between Manila and the rest of the country, and later between the country and the rest of the world. However in 1941, due to the expansionist plans of Japan’s military which posed […]
Behold visual artistry spanning three centuries at the Yuchengco Museum as it exhibits the private collections of RCBC Chairman Alfonso T. Yuchengco. Showcased here is a vast anthology of visual art works from the 19th century to the present with the finest international as well as local, cultural, historical, and design exhibits and programs. Aimed at fostering art appreciation among the public, the museum first opened its doors in 2005 and has since attracted visitors as it brought fine arts near them, right at the heart of Makati City. Tony Gonzales and Tes Pasola Site-specific installation (recycled pulp) Variable measurements 2014 Its collections include the Masters Gallery that highlights, among […]
The park was created by Ayala Land in 2006 in honor of the esteemed accounting firm magnate Washington SyCip. This verdant park shuts off the noise and bustle of the city with its charming gazebo, rustic landscape, and calming atmosphere. No wonder this urban paradise is loved by both locals and expat office workers. No smoking area. No pets allowed.
Hotel Celeste is a quintessence of elegance, comfort and affordable luxury that pioneered the stylish and sophisticated boutique hotel concept in the commercial district of Makati City. The hotel is strategically located at the heart of the city and is within walking distance to major shopping, business, learning, and leisure centers. It offers superior, modish rooms and impeccable personalized services in a cozy and lovely atmosphere. The hotel boasts of classy architecture with contemporary European designs and a French flair, and is equipped with modern amenities. Its well-appointed Suites (Published Rate: P 12, 900.00) are named after French queens Marie Antoinette, Eleanor, Catherine, Blanche and Isabella and its 25 uniquely-designed […]