Smokey Tours - Market Tour

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Market Tour

  • Walk through the market area of Old Manila to get a taste of true Filipino culture.
  • All kinds of merchandise from local medicinal herbs, birds, flowers, candles, statues, clothing, fruits to digital gadgets can be found here.
  • The Quiapo church area is the place to take a peak at the daily life of every Filipino combined with the Golden Mosque in the small Muslim area.
  • This tour will give visitors a glimpse of a vibrant part of the Manila's streets.
  • Discover the infamous Chinatown and see how Filipino cuisine is deeply fused with old Chinese recipes and traditions.
  • Try different street foods too and get a taste of Manila.


  • Quiapo Church: Visit Quiapo Church, home of the Black Nazarene and surroundings of the church, the vibrant and busy streets of Manila, where you can experience the Filipino love for superstition.
  • Quiapo Market: Get to try the various well known local fruits like Ripe Mange, Green Mango, Jackfruit and Lansones. Also try other locally made Filipino rice cakes named "suman" and "sapin-sapin".
  • Moslim area: Visit the moslim area and see the Golden Mosque.
  • Lacson Plaza: This monument is a tribute to Arsenio Lacson, the most popular city mayor.
  • Ongpin Street: This street marks the entrance of Chinatown. The street is filled with Chinese restaurants and other shops.

What you need to know

  • Duration: 2-3 Hours.
  • Meeting Point: McDonald's in Good Earth Plaza, UNDERNEATH the LRT- I Carriedo Station.
  • Costs Public (Group) Tour: 23,50 euro per person (max +/-6).
  • Costs Private Tour: 68 euro per group of 1-2 guests, 120 euro per group of 3-4 guests, 150 euro per group of 5-6 guests.
  • Inclusions: Food tasting during the tour, drinks excluded.
  • Amenties: There are paid toilets in the surrounding area.
  • Camera Policy: You can take photos during this tour.
  • Warning: There are areas that could be really muddy. Please wear closed shoes. We will provide rain boots.

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