What to do in Mandaluyong Besides Shopping or Working the Nine to Five
by Anne Marielle Eugenio, July 18, 2019 8:20am
Art by Dani Elevazo
Mandaluyong was once dubbed as the "Shopping Capital of the Philippines" due to the abundance of malls in the area. The Tiger City is known for big shopping malls like SM Megamall, The Podium, and Shangri-La Plaza. It also has StarMall and Robinson's Forum in between. But Mandaluyong can offer more than just malls if you know where to look. We're here to help you find your newest hangout place in the city that does not include shopping!
Relive Your Childhood Days at Trampoline Park
The Portal, Greenfield District, Shaw Boulevard Corner Mayflower Street, Mandaluyong City
You can fulfill your dream to fly with Trampoline Park! This indoor trampoline park in Mandaluyong claims to be the best one in the Philippines. Perfect for active social outings and workouts, Trampoline Park offers cutting-edge sports and entertainment. You can avail their core sessions like Gravity Aerodance, Gravity Parkour, and Gravity Jump. With this hangout place, you can "jump, fly, and have fun!"
Solve a Mystery at Breakout Philippines
Fifth Floor of the East Wing in Shangri-la Plaza Manila, Philippines
The Philippines' premiere escape room game will test your wits and analytical skills. Try to unlock the puzzles of your chosen room within a given time limit, or you'll be hunted down by a psychotic killer or zombies! Enjoy this activity with a group of friends and prepare your brains to solve the mystery.
Test Your Aim at Arrowland by Gandiva
5L SM Mega Fashion Hall, Mandaluyong City
Time to train your inner Katniss Everdeen! Test your archery skills at Arrowland by Gandiva, a first-class archery range, and recreational center, and who knows? You might hit your first bullseye!
Unleash Your Athletic Side at Climb Central
EDSA Central Ave, Mandaluyong City
Climb Central believes climbing is for everyone. So with that, test out your agility and endurance using their facilities. Climb Central has 750 sqm of climbing wall space with over 80 different routes to choose from. From beginners to veterans, they have a routine they could recommend for you!
Bask in the Beauty of Art at Art Underground Manila
814 Balagtas St., Brgy. Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City
Into visual arts? Art Underground can provide a feast for the eyes. This art gallery is a platform for contemporary visual art praxis and art projects in fusion art literature, performance, film, design, fashion, architecture, heritage conservation, and music. Go on and have your fill of art!
Pamper Yourself at Thai Royale Spa
615 Raymond Tower, Boni Avenue, Plainview, Mandaluyong City
With all the hard work you do and stress you encounter, you deserve the best relaxation. Mandaluyong has a Thai Royale Spa (an award-spa, folks!) branch. Indulge in facials, Swedish massage, foot scrub, and aromatherapy! Plus, they offer other services perfect for a royal!
Try 'Upgraded' Street food at Chef Arch's Lime
160 San Rafael Street, Mandaluyong, Philippines
There could be an artistic twist to our usual street food game! Chef Arch's Lime. They have international and local-inspired dishes and use only the freshest ingredients for their customers to enjoy. The next time you crave balut with a twist, head to Chef Arch's Lime!
It's time to upgrade your Mandaluyong experience! Head to these places to find a new adventure.