All you need to know about Makati

Makati is a major financial hub in the Philippines, with a vast concentration of local and multinational corporations. It’s one of sixteen cities that form the Metro Manila, and is home to foreign embassies, major corporations and banks.

It has a population of over 580,000, and is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. To the north of Makati lies the Pasig River, and, to the southeast, you’ll find the regions Pateros and Taguig.

Makati’s popular attractions range from beautiful parks to wonderful museums and galleries. It has big shopping centres like the Power Plant Mall, and a great landmark in the form of the Greenbelt Chapel. Other things worth seeing include Ayala Center and the Mind Museum.

There are various major roads which run through Makati and connect it to other parts of the Metro Manila. The city is covered by both Philippine National Railways and the Metro Rail Transit. Its main airport, Ninoy Aquino International, lies 20 minutes from the city centre.

Makati is home to various high-quality SilverDoor serviced apartments that are perfect for business travel.