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Where to celebrate New Years in Manila?

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Where to celebrate New Years in Manila?

So where can you celebrate News Years/Eve in Manila?

Are there going to be fireworks at a central place? I know being it all crowded, the whole streets or most would be blocked so you would probably have to go to a place before the evening starts?

Any tips or hints on where to go to celebrate?

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1. Re: Where to celebrate New Years in Manila?

I was in Manila as a tourist for NY Eve last year. It was a bit surprising. Many shops and establishments actually CLOSE due to the heavy fireworks. I was in Makati and there were really not many people out. Kinda weird and I know the city fairly well.

Maybe some locals can direct you better, but I was stunned by the lack of celebration at the usual nightspots on this traditionally wild night across the globe.

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2. Re: Where to celebrate New Years in Manila?

most people probably go to their hometowns or stay at home, hence the empty feel of major cities.

if i were visiting manila at that time, i'll probably book myself a hotel overlooking greenbelt to catch the midnight fireworks, though the fireworks there would surely not be the same as what you see at Sydney Harbour.

I've had enough of fireworks anyway, but dining and having a few drinks with friends in a club at night in greenbelt, then heading off to a hotel with a nice balcony is probably a good idea for you.

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