Best Play Places to Bring Your Kids When Visiting Manila

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By Kimberly Marie Gayeta,

Thinking about taking a vacation in Manila? Then, why not bring the whole family with you. I’m sure you can give yourself a much needed break from all the stress of work so that you can spend more time with your kids.

Once you’ve landed and settled in the capital, you will be surprised to see the colorful streets and roads lined with LED billboard advertising here in the Philippines. Aside from that, you can also enjoy walking around the nature parks around the area of residential condominiums in Quezon City as they provide a serene and calming ambience which gives you the perfect time to relax and unwind.

So, If you are already making plans or have an itinerary ready for the places you want to visit, just make sure to include these play places for your kids as well. These top playtime spots in the Metro will surely be your chance to bond over with your children and spend more time with them. It would most definitely be a time well spent.

KidZania Manila

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Located in the heart of Bonifacio Global City, KidZania is one of the most popular play places near Manila. Kidzania aims to be an educational amusement park for children wherein they can learn, understand and choose what role they play in society, all that and more while interacting and playing with other kids.

The Exploreum



The Exploreum 3D Planetarium Theater is located at the Seaside Blvd, SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City. It was formerly called the NIDO Science Discovery Center. In the Exploreum, you and your kids can enjoy interacting with the exhibits that covers a range of topics mostly related to Earth’s fundamental nature, Science & Space, and of Life itself.

The Mind Museum

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Aside from Kidzania, The Mind Museum located in Taguig City is a great opportunity for your kids to learn something while they are playing because of the number of interactive exhibits present in the museum. These will surely test your kids’ knowledge and get the gears of their minds working.

Manila Ocean Park

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Famed for the amazing displays of sea creatures and aquarium tours, the Ocean Park is another famous spot in Manila where you can bring your kids to see and meet beautiful fishes and aquatic creatures such as sharks, seals, and even stingrays.

Museo Pambata

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It is a children’s museum located in Ermita, Manila, hence the name Museo Pambata. It is not your ordinary nor your traditional museum lined up with artifacts and the like. The museum features hands-on exhibits which encourage your kids to discover and learn what they can from it. Museo Pambata is both entertaining and informative for children as well as adults.

These are just some of the top recommended play places where you can bring your kids when visiting Manila. Make sure to! Just because it’s a place designed for children doesn’t mean you can’t join in on the fun.

Author Biography

Kimberly Marie Gayeta (Kimmy) is a Communications Degree holder, currently working as an online Marketing Representative and a local event PRO.

Thoroughly fascinated about travelling, leisure, and living the good life!


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