Taguig Things to Do
The City of Taguig is an urbanized city in the South Eastern portion of Metro Manila in the Philippines. Once a thriving fishing community, Taguig is now a commercial, residential and industrial center. There are a number of interesting things to do in Taguig, especially in Bonfifacio Global City, which is considered to be one of the central business districts in Metro Manila.
The Mind Museum
Of the many museums found in Taguig, the Mind Museum is one of the most amazing. The exhibits are dedicated to the mind. The exhibition includes five aspects; earth, atom, life, universe and technology. Almost all of the exhibits are the designs of Filipino artists, so the display is uniquely Filipino, with a close link to scientists. The exhibition begins with a narrative followed with a presentation of over 250 interactive exhibits throughout the five story building. There are also two outdoor areas; Science in the Park and JY Campos Park.
If you enjoy art and walking, there is nothing more relaxing than taking a walk through Bonifacio Global City to see the sculptures situated throughout the city. The walk will take about an hour, during which time you will see six amazing sculptures. Starting on 32nd street you see “Transformation” at the intersection of 5th avenue. Continue walking alond Rizal Drive until you reach the Mind Museum, on the right of the museum will be “The Trees”. Continue walking until you reach the end of Rizal Drive where you will see “Pasasalamat”, continue down 32nd street, take a right and go down about 400m to see “Balanghai”. Continue walking until you reach the final sculpture which is “Kasaysayan Bawat Oras”.
A visit to Taguig would not be complete with stopping at Burgos Circle. Here you will find a vast array of clubs, restaurants and wine bars. Sample some of the local cuisine or have a beverage while people watching. This area is known to be the place where celebrities mingle while in the city.
Bonifacio Global City, an exhibition by the Mind Museum provides visitors to the city an opportunity to experience 4 science themed exhibits, including math, music, living and water. This is an ideal exhibit for families searching for child friendly activities in the city of Taguig.
Along with the exhibits located throughout the city, there are a few parks with amazing landscaping where you can spend a few hours relaxing or simply enjoying the botanical side of Taguig. Many of the exhibitions are self-touring and will not require much time to complete. The majority of the activities in the city of Taguig are family friendly.
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