Shopping in Philippines - outlets, shopping streets and boutiques

Many products from China and Taiwan are sold in the Philippines. Prices are very low here. So it's better to take a bigger suitcase with you. Many unique local products are also produced in the Philippines. You can bring them as a gift or as a souvenir of your trip. Local craftsmen make unusual products from seashells. They make dishes, boxes, candlesticks, and interior decorations. Also, local artisans make many interesting things from bamboo and Abaca. These are tablecloths, coasters, chests, and boxes. Filipino jewelers make amazingly beautiful jewelry of silver, pearls, and corals. Alcoholic beverages will be a good gift. You can buy rum Tanduay or Lambanog and coconut vodka. You can buy the most expensive coffee in the world in the Philippines. It's called Kopi Luwak. It is obtained after passing coffee beans through the gastrointestinal tract of small animals (Asian palm civet). Local tea will also be a good gift. Wine is also produced in the Philippines. Especially unusual wine is made from fruits and berries. Local tableted chocolate is very tasty. You can buy natural inexpensive cosmetics from coconuts or papaya in local shops.
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Large shopping centers are usually open from 10 am to 7-8 pm. Stores opening hours may be extended on weekends. Manila is the shopping capital of the Philippines. Giant shopping centers are located in the city. You can buy anything you want there. SM Mall of Asia is the 7th largest shopping center in the world. About 200,000 people visit it every day. Robinsons Place has more than 500 stores and restaurants. SM City North EDSA is the largest mall in the country. It consists of 6 floors. The shopping center accommodates more than 800 stores and restaurants. Ayala Malls also offer expensive, luxury brands of clothing, shoes, and bags. You should also visit 168 and Greenhills shopping malls.
Cebu city is also a great place to shop. There is a pretentious Ayala Center and a more democratic Robinsons Galleria Cebu here. The first shopping center on Boracay Island was built only in 2017. This is City Mall. There are 5 shopping centers in Angeles. These are SM City Clark, Robinson, Nepo Mall, Jenra Mall, and MarqueeMall. Copyright
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In addition to international brands, you can also find products from local manufacturers in the Philippines. Datu Puti produces food and beverages. Happy Skin, Human Heart Nature, Zenutrients, and VMV Hypoallergenic produce care and decorative cosmetics, as well as hygiene products. Renegade Folk and Risqué Designs make good shoes. Aranaz produces bags, backpacks, purses, and cosmetic bags. Anthill is a Filipino clothing manufacturer. Common Room is a popular manufacturer of souvenirs. Áraw and Kayo Modern Mindanao make clothes using national motifs. Anika, Bayo, Copper, Four Cranes, Neon Island, Piopio, and Undo Clothing also make interesting clothes. Safra Babywear specializes in lingerie. Boom Sason Quick Custom RTW produces swimwear.
Many interesting products are sold in small stores and shops, as well as in markets. You can find unique products there. Prices are quite affordable. Divisoria Market is the most famous market in Manila. It specializes in textiles. Carbon Market is located in Cebu. It is more than 100 years old. You can buy food, drinks, clothing, and items of worship and interior there. There are many cafes and restaurants there. A tired tourist has the opportunity to taste the local cuisine and relax before the next stage of shopping there. You can buy fresh seafood at the D'Talipapa Market. It is located on Boracay Island. You can ask to cook purchased seafood in a local cafe or restaurant. You can make inexpensive but interesting purchases at Apu Friday and Pampang Markets in Angeles. Market Aldevinco located in Davao City. You can buy local crafts, bright sarongs, and interesting decorations there. You should care about your things and do not forget to bargain recklessly. You can reduce the price significantly.
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Lake Sebu is one of the most interesting places for shopping. You can buy unique products here. This is a local Abaco fabric, accessories and souvenirs made from it, beaded products, clothing, tablecloths and bags with traditional embroidery, souvenirs made of wood artfully carved, and unusual metal and forged products.
Tondo Church Free ports are good places to shop. This is the duty-free shopping area. Subic Bay in Bataan province is a converted former military base. There are several shopping centers, including an outlet on its territory. Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone in Angeles is a former US military base. It is divided into a free economic zone and a duty-free trade zone. A lot of imported goods are sold there.
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Sales also take place in the Philippines. However, the prices are already quite low here. Sales are held on the eve of holidays or at the end of the season. It is recommended to come to the opening or just before closing the store to avoid crowds of customers.
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Reference information
Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Philippines
♥   Shopping area ' Araneta Center' Manila. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Ayala Center (Makati)' Manila. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Baclaran (Parañaque)' Manila. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Binondo (Manila)' Manila. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Cebu Business Park' Cebu City. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Colon Street' Cebu City. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Divisoria' Manila. On the map   Photos

Shopping malls, boutiques and outlets in top cities of Philippines

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