Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) is not used in Philippines.
Without DST clocks do not change in Philippines, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.
Facts About Philippines
Information for Travelers
The Philippines is a Southeast Asian country in the western Pacific and comprises more than 7,000 islands.
The hardest decision you make as a traveler is figuring out which island to visit first.
The Philippines is divided into the three main island groups of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, representing different regions of the country.
The capital Manila has a famous seaside boardwalk and a century-old Chinatown called Binondo.
The colonial-era neighborhood of Intramuros, surrounded by a wall, forms the center of the old city.
The landscape in each region of the Philippines varies from mountainous and tropical to metropolitan.
The steep, soft mountains provide unforgettable hiking experiences.
As you're surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, it's no surprise that the Philippines has some of the best beaches in Asia and the diving opportunities are excellent.
In the Philippines you'll find the 17th-century baroque church of San Agustín and the Fuerza de Santiago, a multi-storey citadel and former military prison.
You can enjoy a day walking the historic colonial streets of the capital, Manila, or catch a glimpse of tiny tarsier monkeys in a private sanctuary on the island of Bohol .
The Philippines is an easy destination to visit again and again due to its thousands of islands.
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