What is Makati, Metro Manila is like?
Makati is a big modern city along with BGC located in southeastern area of Metro Manila.
People call the city “Wall Street in Philippines”.
There are lots of condominiums or high-grade residences there, and people living there are mostly rich.
Let’s look at this modern city now.
Makati belongs to Metro Manila. It is located in southeastern area of Mania, known as a business district as there are lots of company’s offices, financial institutions, and high-grade residences. There are also fancy hotels and shopping malls, so it’s a popular area among wealthy people and tourists.
As it might take long to get there from the airport because of traffic jam, we recommend you to arrive with time to spare.
People who have been living there for many years say that Makati is very comfortable and convenient.
You have not only restaurants or shopping malls, but also leisure facilities like movie theaters, bowling alley, karaoke, and so on. In the restaurant mall called “Little Tokyo”, there are 10-20 Japanese restaurants that you can enjoy good Japanese food you are familiar with.
Wealthy Filipinos and foreigners in Philippines are living in condominiums not only in Makati, but in general.
They are pretty safe and well equipped that there are swimming pool, gym, and 24-hours security service.
Also, many of them are furnished. Depending on the location, you can even walk to Little Tokyo or Green Belt.
Security in Makati
You are probably concerned about security the most.
Makati is one of the safest cities in Philippines. But still, it is not recommended to go out alone at night, especially for women, and you shouldn’t show your smartphones or tablets when you walk the streets.
You are safe as long as you stay alert at all times.