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Souvenir hunting turned into a cultural learning experience - Super knowledgeable and passionate

The shop owner was happy to give me a tour of the shop, telling me about all of the different kinds... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Chelsea M
Great shop, excellent customer service

I recently visited The Manila Collectible Co to purchase my souvenirs from my trip to... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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The Manila Collectible Co. (TMCC) is a CULTURESPACE--a Museum, Gift-Shoppe and Heritage Tour/Workshop provider, in the heart of Intramuros. We are inspired by pre-history, indigenous heritage and local creative industry. An inspirational venue, it...more
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Fort Santiago (Chamber #8), Sta. Clara Street | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
+63 2 230 9710
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

The shop owner was happy to give me a tour of the shop, telling me about all of the different kinds of textiles and gifts, and the stories of the people who made them. I learned so much about the different parts of the Philippines....More

Thank Chelsea M
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I recently visited The Manila Collectible Co to purchase my souvenirs from my trip to Philippines. I had been staying for a month, and this shop was the best place that I found that gathered a variety of items from different provinces. The prices are...More

1  Thank MellyElle777
Reviewed April 17, 2017

You come to this shop if you are travelling the world in search for some authentic, collectible pieces. I'm sure you'll find that everything in this shop is genuine handmade and crafted by different indigenous people groups across the Philippines.. truly artisanal products! huge savings...More

Thank tacisalodia
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

We visited this little shop during our trip to Intramuros. The shop owner had lots of really great information about the crafts and the people of the Philippines. We ended up buying a few gifts that were created by people throughout the islands. This shop...More

Thank Passenger249681
Reviewed March 10, 2017

We stopped in here while we were waiting for our guide at Ft. Santiago. An interesting shop with some nice things from a lot of places....fabrics, carvings, jewelry, etc.

Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Nice old building well lit up at night best to see from Bayleaf hotel from a distance multiple lights

Thank karl m
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Great shop, with beautiful handmade goods and very nice and welcoming staff If you go to intramuros, do not miss it! It offers a rare occasion to bring back unique wonderful souvenirs (not the typical tourists' gadgets) home

1  Thank AurelienBa
Reviewed June 10, 2016

I discovered this store online and made a point to visit on my latest trip to Manila and what a pleasant surprise. The shop is located in one of the most beautiful and historic parts of Manila and just being there is like being transported...More

3  Thank lebor17
Reviewed March 2, 2016

I have just returned from a 16 day textile tour of the Philippines from northern Luzon to southern Mindanao led by Charisse Aquino, owner of The Manila Collectible Co. and her own tour company. Charisse is extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of the people and...More

2  Thank Sally F
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Charisse Aquino was the best tour organizer I have ever been on and I have been on many tours. Everything she did worked smoothly. The transportation always worked perfectly, the meals she organized were spectacular and always featured local foods. She took us to southern...More

1  Thank Peggy O
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