Manila City Streets Push Pin Map Wall Art


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Standard maps will enter production right away, within the next business day. Larger orders may take more time.

All push pin board maps (framed or canvas wrap) include push pins, are easy to hang, and ship free in the continental US. We'll select the optimal shipping method for fast delivery.

For personalized maps we collaborate closely to guarantee satisfaction. Expect a proof to be sent to you. Your swift responses will facilitate the production and shipping process.

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If there are any problems with your map we will take care of you. Returns for all maps are straightforward and hassle-free.

For personalized maps, engaging with the email proofs we send ensures that the final product meets your expectations precisely.

We have 30+ years of cartography experience, meticulously craft each order by hand to ensure excellence, and 100% guarantee your satisfaction. We produce maps that are built to last, with state of the art production and archival quality materials.

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Customize with quotes, legends, or dedications using "Personalize Map" options to craft your masterpiece map. Or reach out to us if you don't see the option you want.

We collaborate with you from design to approval of your proof so that you are 100% happy before we print and ship.

Our excellent customer service is always open to you.

Map of Manila

Known for being the nation's capital city, Manila is celebrated for being a historic city full of of things to see and do. Bring the “Pearl of the Orient” to life with our highly-detailed City Map Wall Art. Choose between various frames, styles, and custom titles. The impressive details of roads, trails, railways, rivers, and more will give you a new perspective of your favorite city.

About Our City Maps:  

At GeoJango, we are experts in GIS mapping and developing products of the highest quality display. Each of our five unique styles is designed by programming thousands of layers within each map. Each map art print is created using open street maps, a comprehensive world-wide database of roads, streets, and other features. In turn, our maps are the most accurate, high-quality, and stylish on the market.

Choose Your Style:  

Our City Maps come in 5 styles: Toner, Pencil, Night, Retro, and Ganymede.

Toner - This map is our classic black and white style. It is crisp, clean, and the perfect addition to any space.

Pencil - Our etched, pencil design is one of our top-sellers. The beautiful ocean pattern and neutral color palette complement any of your favorite cities.  

Night - This style showcases the nightlife of your favorite city. The variation of grey tones will complement any home.

Retro - This option will add the perfect pop of color to any space. The retro map view makes water features, parks, and roadways pop.  

Ganymede - Named after Jupiter’s largest moon, this style is bound to make a statement in any spot. The muted blue and teal tones give this map a unique look that showcases the different streets, topography, and more.

Customize Your Map:

Make the map genuinely unique to you by creating a custom title and subtitle. Be creative and write why Manila is unique to you.

A Perfect Gift for: Big-city goers, history lovers, avid travelers, and geography enthusiasts. This is ideal for a graduation, wedding or move-in gift for everyone!

Applications: This is the perfect addition as hospitality wall art for hotels, vacation rentals, local businesses, and more! Decorate your office, home, apartment, or vacation home with the city you live in, one you’ve traveled to, or as inspiration for your next adventure.

Construction: Our Framed City Maps are printed on high-quality Photo Satin Paper and can be used with push pins. We mount the map on a high-quality pin board using heavy machinery for a bound that will last.

Our Quality Guarantee:

We stand behind our work and guarantee the highest level of quality and construction. Contact us if you have any problems with your map, and we’ll coordinate to ensure you are happy with the order.

History of the City

The History of Manila: A Tale of Resilience and Cultural Fusion

Manila, the vibrant capital of the Philippines, boasts a rich and multifaceted history that spans over four centuries. Its story is one of resilience, cultural exchange, and transformation, reflecting the complex tapestry of influences that have shaped this bustling metropolis. In this essay, we will explore the captivating history of Manila, from its early indigenous settlements to its present-day status as a dynamic center of commerce and culture.

Pre-Spanish Period: Manila's history predates the arrival of Spanish colonizers in the 16th century. The area was originally inhabited by indigenous Austronesian-speaking peoples, including the Tagalog, who established settlements along the banks of the Pasig River. These settlements engaged in trade with neighboring communities and were known for their boat-building skills.

Spanish Colonial Era (1565-1898): In 1565, Spanish explorer Miguel López de Legazpi arrived in the Philippines and established the city of Manila as a Spanish colony. This marked the beginning of a period of Spanish influence that would last for nearly four centuries. The city was named after the white-flowered mangrove tree, the "nilad" or "nailad," which grew abundantly along the riverbanks.

During the Spanish colonial era, Manila became a crucial hub for trade between Asia, the Americas, and Europe, with the Galleon Trade route connecting Manila to Mexico. Intramuros, a fortified city within Manila, was constructed as the administrative center, and many churches, including Manila Cathedral and San Agustin Church, were built. This period also witnessed the spread of Catholicism, which remains a dominant religion in the Philippines today.

British Occupation (1762-1764): In a brief interruption to Spanish rule, the British captured Manila during the Seven Years' War. However, their occupation was short-lived, as the city was returned to Spanish control through the Treaty of Paris in 1763.

19th Century and the Philippine Revolution: The 19th century brought significant changes to Manila. The opening of the Suez Canal in 1869 further facilitated trade, making Manila a more accessible port. At the same time, the city saw growing discontent with Spanish rule, culminating in the Philippine Revolution of 1896, led by figures like Andres Bonifacio and Jose Rizal. This marked the beginning of the fight for Philippine independence.

American Colonial Period (1898-1946): Following the Spanish-American War, the United States took control of the Philippines in 1898. Manila served as the capital of the American colonial administration. During this period, modern infrastructure and educational institutions were established.

World War II and the Battle of Manila: Manila endured significant destruction during World War II, particularly during the Battle of Manila in 1945. The city was liberated from Japanese occupation, but the cost was immense, with extensive damage to historical sites and buildings.

Post-War Independence and Contemporary Manila: The Philippines finally gained independence from the United States in 1946, with Manila as its capital. The city underwent extensive reconstruction and development in the post-war years, becoming an important political, economic, and cultural center in Southeast Asia.

Today, Manila stands as a bustling and diverse metropolis, characterized by its modern skyscrapers, historic landmarks, vibrant street life, and a fusion of cultures reflecting the Philippines' history of colonization and trade. The city continues to evolve, facing challenges related to urbanization, traffic congestion, and environmental sustainability.

In conclusion, Manila's history is a testament to its enduring spirit and adaptability in the face of centuries of change. It has weathered colonization, war, and natural disasters, emerging as a city that proudly embraces its diverse heritage while looking towards a dynamic future as a global metropolis in the heart of the Philippines.