Eat and shop in the heart of the walled city Intramuros
February 19th, 2019
Photo Credit: Visit Eiffel
Are you looking for places of recreation, food trip or even shopping?
Straight from the heart of the city of Manila, in the walled city Intramuros, you can drop by after office or even after school, the Wall Intramuros Night Market.
Intramuros was once the center of power and seat of government during the Spanish era. It is considered also as the seat of religion for it resides seven Catholic churches before including the Manila Cathedral, the first cathedral in the Philippines and San Agustin Church, a World Heritage site by UNESCO. It is also a venue for college education for top educational institutions are still located within its walls such as Lyceum of the Philippines University, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Mapua University and Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.
The Wall Intramuros Night Market, opened in the middle of October 2018, is located also in the heart of Intramuros, along General Luna St. cor. Victoria Street. Victoria Street is the counterpart street of Manila City Hall along Padre Burgos Street while General Luna Street is the way going in and out of Intramuros via “Round Table” triangle opposite of Maria Orosa St. near Rizal Park. Meaning to say, it’s just walking distance from the primary destinations of Manila.
Having food parks come into sight, the concept of TWINM is to combine food stalls and shopping inspired by the popular Asian destinations like Myeongdong Night Market in South Korea, Mongkok Night Market in Hong Kong and Shiin Night Market in Taiwan.
“We are different from the other food parks because The Wall is a combination of good food and a great shopping experience. Foreign tourists, students and professionals will definitely find a new reason to visit Intramuros. This is also perfect for the whole family,” said Denver Chua, owner of The Wall Intramuros Night Market, in an interview by the Philippine Star.
TWINM features more than a hundred stalls from a large selection of food concepts and locally made products that aims to promote local Pinoy products that will surely help micro business owners to earn more. It also offers gift items, souvenir items, accessories, apparel and other great finds. There are catering visitors with live bands every night!
This food park and shopping venue is open everyday from 3:00 PM to 1:00 AM the following day.