For An Explorer Like You

The great thing about walking around Makati is that left and right, there’s so much to discover. And if you’re a shutterbug who loves taking snapshots of architectural finds, there’s no better place than Makati.

And here at Make It Makati, we’ve created this handy guide map for your architectural photo walk. Just follow the trail of the footsteps starting from The Peninsula Manila. The map is printer-friendly so you can keep it in your back pocket. Or you can save a JPEG version on your phone.

What are you waiting for? Grab your camera and this guide map. Let’s walk Makati.

The Peninsula Manila – This iconic hotel which was opened to the public in 1976 boasts a luxurious lobby and a signature water fountain feature that are favorite subjects amongst photographers.

Ayala Tower One – One of the most well-known skyscrapers in the city, this beautiful structure is easily recognizable from its stunning outdoor fountain and impressive arch detail.

Insular Life Building – Inaugurated in 1963, this marvel of a structure sits on the corner of Paseo de Roxas and Ayala Avenue.

PBCom Building – It once held the title of the Philippines’ Tallest Building. With its cloud-piercing height, it’s a good subject for those looking to capture dynamic perspective shots.

RCBC Plaza -  A futuristic tower at the edge of Ayala Avenue, this architectural treasure has been the location of numerous television commercials. Natural lighting falls beautifully through its glass windows and sunroofs.

Greenbelt Park -- A botanical nursery, an urban park & lagoon, and a cat sanctuary all rolled into one. Get those wide-angle lenses on the ready.