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Dancing Fountains in Luneta Park


Luneta Park has been one of the favorite destinations for many Filipinos. The park is one of the best places to spend leisure time and a good spot for unwinding, socializing, and for family picnics on Sundays and holidays.

by Jane Dacumos on July 19, 2012
Dancing Fountains in Luneta Park

Luneta Park has been one of the favorite destinations for many Filipinos. The park is one of the best places to spend leisure time and a good spot for unwinding, socializing, and for family picnics on Sundays and holidays. Located in the heart of Manila and adjacent to the old walled city – Intramuros, this historical landmark has new feature that will surely leave an impression to every tourist.

Marvel at the Dancing Fountain!

A tour in Luneta Park will never complete if you don’t have the chance to witness the lovely fountains dance with a beat of music. Located at the central Park Lagoon, visitors of the park can watch multi-colored jets of water sway and spout in sync with carols near the monument of national hero Jose Rizal. It is a showcase of water and lights for 2 hours each morning and evening.

People of all walks of life will surely be amazed with these dancing fountains. Watching it after a long walk in the park is all worthwhile. The fountains added spice to the park that gives enough reason for the visitors to love the place.

Dancing Fountains marked Luneta Park as one of the good tourist destination spot. The display can be seen from 8 to 10 a.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. daily.

Getting around Manila

From north of Metro Manila, get down in Malate and Ermita districts via Roxas Boulevard. Getting around in Manila is easy as the city has a vast network of transport modes. Buses, jeepneys, LRT, and taxis are modes of transportation in Manila that are easy to use. Manila city has an extensive and good network of highways that connect it with other cities and municipalities. Public transport is cheap however during the peak hours in the morning and evening it may get crowded.

Nearest Hotels in Ermita

•    Manila Pavilion Hotel - United Nations Avenue, Corner Ma. Orosa Str, Ermita, Manila, Philippines 1000
•    Pearl Manila Hotel - 1122 General Luna Str., Corner Taft & United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila, Philippines 1000
•    Luxor Suites - Adriatico Street Robinsons Residences Tower 3 Lobby, Ermita, Manila, Philippines
•    Lotus Garden Hotel - 1227 A. Mabini corner Padre Faura Sts., Ermita, Manila, Philippines
•    Oasis Park Hotel - 1032-34 Belen Street, Paco, Ermita, Manila, Philippines
•    M Hotel Manila - 434 L. guerrero st. cor. Plaza Ferguzon, Ermita, Manila, Philippines
•    Miramar Hotel - 1034-1036 Roxas Boulevard, Ermita, Manila, Philippines
•    Best Western Hotel La Corona - 1166 MH Del Pilar Cor. Arquiza St. , Ermita, Manila, Philippines

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