Makati City is one of the most important districts in modern Metro Manila. It features modern shopping facilities, a booming business bloc and a base of affluent Filipino residents. Accommodation in Makati is offered in every price bracket, with plenty of top-end luxury hotels available.
At the center of Makati is the Philippine Stock Exchange, making this the most important financial hub in the archipelago. Business travelers from around the world regularly pass through Makati to negotiate arrangements with local executives, and these visitors have a great selection of business-oriented hotels to choose from.
Tourists can also appreciate the modern infrastructure of Makati, with world-class shopping available in the Ayala Center. There is no better place in the Philippines when it comes to shopping for international designer brands. Other attractions in the area include the Manila American Cemetery, Greenbelt Chapel, the Ninoy Aquino monument and Ayala Museum. The Nuestra Senora de Gracia Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is also located in Makati.
Part of the Ayala Center, Greenbelt has the best selection of entertainment venues. It hosts fast-food and fine-dining restaurants, and also has a roaring selection of nightclubs and bars. This is the place to be seen for young and successful Filipinos. Nearby hotels in Makati make this area highly accessible to visitors as well.