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Address: Roxas Blvd, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 01090181809
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description:

This natural harbor is an excellent place from which to view a most elegant...

This natural harbor is an excellent place from which to view a most elegant sunset.

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Very scenic at the sunset.

It's a ok location during the entire day as there are plenty of restaurants and bar, however it's during the sunset that it gets all the magic from the sun bathing in the Bay.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a ok location during the entire day as there are plenty of restaurants and bar, however it's during the sunset that it gets all the magic from the sun bathing in the Bay.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great spot to watch sunset, some nice spots to eat or drink also. there is some kids rides here also so good for kids

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Goa, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice bay . Lots of restaurants around.. Good place to see D sun set and grab a beer or two. Lovely. But D bay N such is not well maintained. It's V dirty..

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, being in H2O hotel, I have my breakfast family the bay. What I can see is a nice and clean water with many ships. Crossing the signal and walking 1 km after US Embassy, is the Bay. Many people do exercise early morning.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sunset is indeed a good view. But sadly it is full of homeless people which would definitely break your heart.

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Chios, Greece
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sea view is fantastic. The place offers great sunset views. The seawater is very dirty. Recommended for anevening walk.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dirty smelly any full of desperate homeless. Dangerous place when sun goes down. Streets stink of urine. Families sleeping on footpaths caked in dirt. Children following you begging you to feed them. Avoid avoid avoid

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the Manila Bay from my hotel every day. There were beautiful sunset s every day. I watched fisherman in the bay every morning. The smell was pretty bad though- if you can stomach that, you'll be good

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great sun set over the Bay . Especially from the Manila Hotel . Lots of boats and activity to entertain you.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After just a few hours in Manila, you'll want to go here. A good escape from the city, which can be very stressful. An evening walk along the shore will refuel your batteries for sure.

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