Parañaque is the third largest city in Metro Manila in terms of land area and the 6th highest in terms of population. It is one of the major trade centers in Metro Manila throughout history. Parañaque is bordered in the west by Manila Bay. The port of the city is part of trading activities with other countries during the Spanish Era such as China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Japan. Since Parañaque is near coastal area, one of the city’s main livelihood is fishing. Tour Parañaque and its surrounding towns with a chauffeur driven van. There are several fishing villages in the city.
In modern times, Parañaque still serves as the portal of the Philippines to other nations as it houses the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. It also serves as the gateway to the south of Metro Manila as it is near the province of Cavite.
Parañaque have several attractions that tourists may find appealing. The term Dampa started in the city. It is a market that sells fresh seafood such as crabs, lobsters, and mollusks. Some stall offers cooking and serving freshly catch seafood. Another attraction in the city is the Bird Sanctuary, where you can watch migratory birds from China during the month of August to March. Also on the list of must-see in the city is The Cathedral Parish of St. Andrew, the oldest church in the city and one of the oldest in the country, which was built in the 1850. Another famous church that you don’t want to miss when you’re in Parañaque (in fact, when you are in Metro Manila), is the National Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, which is more famously known as Baclaran Church. It is known to hold mass every Wednesday for its devotees. Also included in the city’s attraction is the Entertainment City, a large area with hotels and casinos such as Solaire and City of Dreams Manila. Parañaque also hosts certain festivals such as Caracol, Sunduan, Cenaculo, Pasko ng Pagkabuhay, Santacruzan, Flores de Mayo, and Sambalilo Hat Festival – a celebration of Parañaque’s cityhood. You can also find some of their famous restaurants and coffee shops. Rent a chauffeured car or van to make the most of your time
Should you decide to go to Parañaque to see the sights and culture of the city, there are certain things that you need to understand first. One, commuting in Metro Manila is difficult. Public transportation is wanting. Taxi’s would sometimes overcharge you or would reject you if you refuse to add on top of the metered fare or if the traffic is really bad. It is also not advisable to just walk around the city as it may not be safe. So if you are planning to go around the Parañaque City, you may want to avail Limoscanner’s Van Rental Service in Parañaque. This is the most convenient way to enjoy your stay in Metro Manila. The company also offers airport transport from the city to anywhere around Metro Manila. You can visit their website so you can choose the van of your type and the price for their car rental service.