Silahis Arts and Artifacts in Manila - Philippines
Of the many tourist attractions situated in and around Intramuros, the Silahis Arts and Artifacts distinguishes itself by the sheer breadth and quality of the items there. If you want to see exemplary Filipino accessories and crafts, this is the site to go to.
The facility of the Silahis Arts and Artifacts in Intramuros is called the Silahis Center. It is a museum showcasing the lifestyle of the Filipino from various periods. The products on display are divided into four sections. The first is the Silahis Arts and Artifacts, which focuses on the cultural relics, handicrafts and folk art pieces. The Chang Rong Antique Gallery meanwhile, is concentrated on the ceramics and jars with an Oriental flair, as well as textiles, fabrics and various maps.
The Tradewind Books section of the Silahis Arts and Artifacts is all about literature and publications devoted to culture in the Philippines and also the Asia Pacific region. Finally, the Galleria De Las Islas pays homage to the Filipino by way of fine prints and sculptures.
The Silahis Arts and Artifacts in Intramuros is comprised of two floors, and these products are displayed there for everyone to see, and you can also purchase some of them at very reasonable prices. Other items that are popular with tourists and visitors are the cigars and the various fruits including sweets like cocoa, fruit mixes and many more. If you have certain questions, the well trained, friendly and competent staff can assist you.
While it is a museum, the Silahis Arts and Artifacts is also in the export and import business, so you can order several of their products in batches if you desire. Because they ship throughout the world, transporting will not be a problem either.
The Silahis Arts and Artifacts is open everyday from 10 in the morning until 7 in the evening. It is at Calle Real del Palacio on General Luna St in Intramuros, Manila. The admission fee is 20 Php per individual. If you are in Manila, just ask a taxi or jeepney to get you to Intramuros.
If you are coming from another place, get on a bus headed for Lawton and get off at the underpass. From there you can walk north past the golf course and into Intramuros.
The Silahis Arts and Artifacts have always drawn in a lot of visitors thanks to the variety and high quality products on display. With several items for sale, you can bring home with you mementos of your visit to the Philippines.