Paranaque is bounded on the north by Pasay City, on the east by Taguig,
on the south by Muntinlupa and
Las Pinas, and on the west by Manila Bay. It has a total land area of 46.6 square kilometers, almost twice the size of
Manila. The city is composed of 16 barangays grouped into two congressional districts.
In terms of population, the city is the 8th largest in the National capital region and the 13th largest in the country.
Paranaque has many shopping centers which include SM Bicutan and SM Sucat, Fiesta Mall, Uniwide Coastal Mall,
and Jaka Plaza. The myriads of retail and wholesale stores in the Baclaran area rivals that of Divisoria.
Paranaque City has a dynamic economy. With the planned development of the reclamation area into a center of
high-rise residential and office condominiums, luxury hotels, world-class entertainment, and shopping, the city faces a very
bright future. Entrpreneurs can join the bandwagon by engaging in real estate, tourism-related businesses, trading, and business process
Places of Interest / Tourist Attractions in Paranaque City
- Baclaran Church or the National Shrine of our Lady of Perpetual Help
- Church of St. Andrew - completed in 1650
- National Shrine Mary Help of Christians
- Coastal Area Bird Sanctuary - home of migratory birds
- Casino Filipino
- Dampa - a great eating place for seafoods lovers
- San Dionisio Chapel
Devotees proceed to Baclaran Church every Wednesday to seek help from the Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
Inside the Baclaran Church
Paranaque section of Roxas Boulevard
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