The University of the Philippines (Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, UP), affectionately referred to as 'Peyups' by its graduates, was founded in the year 1908. It is one of the country's best universities and also serves as a destination for many Megacitizens thanks to its many trees, sporting facilities, and cafés.
Hankering for a good book? Go straight to the National Library because entrance is now free! And they have free Wi-Fi too!
The Goethe Institute is the German Cultural Centre. It offers language courses, organizes events and runs a library for German books and movies.
'Instituto Cervantes is a worldwide non-profit organization created by the Spanish government in 1991. It is the largest organization in the world dedicated to the teaching of the Spanish language and to increasing knowledge about Spanish and Hispanic culture.'
The Filipinas Heritage Library celebrates Filipino history, art and culture through its rare collection of books, manuscripts, photographs, and music albums. It was the country’s first library to digitize its archives.
The Supreme Court is the highest judicial authority in the country, paralleling the President (executive) and the Congress (legislative). It houses the 14 Associate Justices and the Chief Justice who watch over the acts of the president and the legislation in the country.
This beautifully designed park, bordered by Makati Avenue, Paseo de Roxas and Ayala Avenue, is a green refuge for office workers and businessmen frequenting Makati. It hosts a string of upscale restaurants right smack in the middle of the Philippines’ major business district. The park is also a favorite spot for joggers, dog owners, and young families.
The Senate of the Philippines commonly known as Senado, is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the country.
The Lopez Museum covers more than 600 years of Philippine Arts & Letters, featuring famous Philippine artists, historic maps, colonial-time drawings and pictures, and a library with over 20,000 titles.