Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Location: Makati City, NCR, Philippines
Coordinates: 14°33′N 121°02′E
Elevation: 15.4 m (50.5 ft) City Land Area: 21.57 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Metro Land Area: 638.55 km2 (246.55 sq mi)
No. of Districts: Two Districts
No. of Barangays: 33
Time Zone: PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code: 1200 to 1299
Dialing Code: 2
Date of Cityhood: January 2, 1995
Income Class: Highly-Urbanized City

Descriptive Summary: Makati is the financial center of the Philippines; it has the highest concentration of multinational and local corporations in the country. Major banks, corporations, department stores as well as foreign embassies are based in Makati.

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The skyscrapers along Ayala Avenue of Makati City

Makati being a highly-urbanized, modern and world-class city has all the amenities, luxuries and hotels where local and international tourist can enjoy. For booking your hotel accommodations and other relevant information, this link Makati hotels will be useful to you.

The busy street of Ayala Avenue late in the afternoon

The high-rise condominium residence towers along Ayala Avenue

Glorietta 4 with the Ascott Towers

Makati Nightscape courtesy by jan shim photography

Part of Glorietta Right Wing and Glorietta 5

The picturesque Greenbelt Park

Chain of restaurants, cafes and coffee shops at Greenbelt

The RCBC Plaza Tower (center) located in the corners of Ayala Avenue and Gil Puyat Avenue

A closer glimpse of RCBC Plaza Tower

The tallest tower is GT Tower International

The prominent Insular Life Building in the corners of Ayala Avenue and Paseo de Roxas

A shot taken from the Enterprise Tower in the corners of Ayala and Paseo de Roxas

Along Ayala Avenue with Enterprise Tower (left) and Philippine Stock Exchange Tower (right)

The glass-walled Zuellig Tower in the corners of Paseo de Roxas and Makati Avenue just opposite Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Lapu-Lapu Monument erected in the corners of Makati Avenue and Paseo de Roxas

Along Makati Avenue from the corner of Paseo de Roxas to Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue

Taken from the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in the corners of Makati Avenue and Paseo de Roxas

Photo of Zuellig Tower (left) and Mandarin Oriental Hotel (right)

The centerpiece is the One Roxas Triangle Tower in the corners of Paseo de Roxas and Cruzada Street

The Development Bank of the Philippines building (left) and on its back is the Pacific Star Building

Zuellig Tower

Along Paseo de Roxas

Along Makati Avenue

Manila Peninsula Hotel

Ayala Avenue from Manila Peninsula Hotel

Shangri-La Hotel - Makati

The Ascott Twin Towers and Glorietta 4

A green park fronting Glorietta 4 and 5

Glorietta 5 Shopping Mall

Uniqlo at Glorietta 5

Glorietta Activity Center

Still a part of Glorietta

The Greenbelt Park and its malls

Sto. Nino de Paz Chapel at the heart of Greenbelt Park

The interior of Sto. Nino de Paz Chapel

Greenbelt Park and the posh hotels around it

An open, stylish and classy restaurant at Greenbelt

Seattle's Best Coffee at Greenbelt

A busy evening at Greenbelt

Lavish shopping at Greenbelt 5

Peeping thru the glass windows of Greenbelt 5

Shoppers rush before the mall closing

Dusit Thani Hotel


  1. this city perfect for shopping I suppose:) Nice shots, and my favorite Makati Nightscape:)

  2. Hi Miss Stanislava Cuba. You will surely enjoy to stay in Makati. A world-class city with all the perks you will need.