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Souvenir Shops in Metro Manila for All Your Gift-Shopping Needs

Make sure to keep tabs on these souvenir shops in the metro for souvenirs fit for all occasions!

By: Peter Parcon | June 23, 2019

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There are a number of local stores all over the country which offer well-made souvenir items.

Image: Tesoro’s Philippine Handicraft

Filipinos have a habit of bringing home souvenirs for their loved ones. These souvenir items can range from a simple keychain to local textile and even food. While many mall-based shops in the metro already offer souvenir items, there are still a number of souvenir shops in Metro Manila that specialize in keepsake items. Some of these shops even offer souvenirs from other places in the country.

We asked our readers about their favorite go-to souvenir shops. The following is a list of five souvenir shops in Metro Manila for any occasion.


5. Tesoro's Philippine Handicraft

Branches:
1325 A. Mabini Street, Ermita, Manila
1016 A. Arnaiz Avenue, Makati City
The LANDMARK in Makati City and Quezon City
Terminals 1 and 3, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Pasay City
Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu
Clark International Airport, Clark Freeport Zone, Mabalacat, Pampanga


Manila

Tesoro's Philippine Handicraft shops showcase the best handicrafts from all over the archipelago.

Image: Tesoro's Philippine Handicraft

Fifth on the list of shops where you can get souvenirs in Metro Manila is Tesoro's Philippine Handicraft. The shop has a long tradition of offering authentic quality Philippine handicrafts that date back to the liberation of Manila at the end of World War 2. All souvenir items sold at the shop also come from the different islands of the archipelago. These items include embroideries, giftware, tableware, local apparel, and heritage crafts at affordable prices. In addition, they also collaborate with top local designers to promote local crafts and native art forms.



4. The Manila Collectible Co.

Address: Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Metro Manila


gift shops

Among the souvenir items you can find at The Manila Collectible Co. are locally-woven textiles.

Images: The Manila Collectible Co.

Visiting Fort Santiago in Intramuros is akin to a journey back in time as tourists get to see the remnants of the past. Aside from walking through time, you can also find a treasure trove of souvenir items in one of the chambers of the 400-year-old fort. The Manila Collectible Co. features a wide array of souvenir items from different indigenous groups in the country. These souvenir items are 100 percent Philippine-made products. There are also a number of replicas of artifacts significant to the history of the Philippines. Among the souvenir items available at the shop are handmade crafts, ethnic apparel, replicas, hand-woven textiles, and even organic food.


3. Souvenir Island General Merchandise

Address: 135 Carlos Palanca Street, Quiapo, Manila


souvenirs

Souvenir Island General Merchandise offers affordable souvenir items made by local craftsmen using indigenous materials.

Image: Souvenir Island General Merchandise

The next shop on the list offers premium quality souvenir items from all over the country. The reasonably-priced handicrafts from Souvenir Island General Merchandise are made by local craftsmen who use indigenous materials found in different parts of the Philippines. The handicraft items they offer are made of bamboo, abaca, coconut, seashell, rattan, and other local materials. They offer belts, bags, decors, frames, coin purses, lamps, keychains, hats, and shirts, among others. You may even find miniature replicas of the Philippine jeepney (local mode of mass transportation), tricycle, and the calesa (horse-drawn carriage).



2. Team Manila

Branches:
2F Power Plant Mall
2F SM Mall of Asia
3F Trinoma Mall
1F Marquee Mall, Angeles City, Pampanga
1F Harbor Point, Subic Freeport Zone
Ground Floor, Alabang Town Center
1F Market! Market!, The Fort
1F Glorietta 3, Ayala
2F SM North EDSA
Terminal 3, Ninoy Aquino International Airport


gifts

The distinctive t-shirt designs of Team Manila have allowed the studio to make a name for itself in the tourism industry.

Image: Teammanila Lifetsyle

Team Manila may primarily be a design studio, but it offers souvenir items teeming with Filipino pride. The studio currently has around 50 artists under its wing and has produced numerous award-winning works of art. In addition, the studio also collaborates with different creative organizations on different design projects. The distinctive t-shirts designs of the studio are popular among the younger generation. Aside from t-shirts, they also offer pillow cases that espouse the pride of Filipinos.


Looking for more local shops that offer one-of-a-kind items? Visit Yoorekka.com!


1. Kultura

Branches:
Ground floor, main mall, SM Mall of Asia
Ground floor, building A, SM Megamall
2nd floor, annex, SM Makati
Upper ground floor, north wing, SM City Cebu
Ground floor, SM Lanang Premier
The Annex, SM City North Edsa
Annex building, SM City Fairview
East Wing, Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay
Pico de Loro Beach Club, Nasugbu, Batangas
Select SM Department Stores


beauty tips

You can reminisce your childhood with Filipino-centric magnets at Kultura.

Images: Kultura Filipino (Official)

On top of this list of souvenir shops in Metro Manila for any occasion is a shop that highlights the uniqueness of Filipino craftsmanship and artistry. Kultura offers a good selection of products made of indigenous materials. These products reflect the heritage and contemporary culture of the Philippines. The shop has three categories for their products: Home, Fashion, and Souvenirs. Home products include quality items made of materials you can find in the country, including Capiz, wood, and pearl. For fashion products, you will see an exquisitely embroidered barong tagalog (embroidered formal shirt), finely-crafted jewelry, and stylish resort wear. On the other hand, the souvenir products offered by Kultura include contemporary pieces and novelty items reflecting different aspects of Philippine culture.



These are just some Metro Manila shops where you can pick up a souvenir or two for any occasion. Which one of these shops is your go-to place when you are looking for a souvenir?

souvenir shops Metro Manila

There are a number of local stores all over the country which offer well-made souvenir items.

Image: Tesoro’s Philippine Handicraft

Filipinos have a habit of bringing home souvenirs for their loved ones. These souvenir items can range from a simple keychain to local textile and even food. While many mall-based shops in the metro already offer souvenir items, there are still a number of souvenir shops in Metro Manila that specialize in keepsake items. Some of these shops even offer souvenirs from other places in the country.

We asked our readers about their favorite go-to souvenir shops. The following is a list of five souvenir shops in Metro Manila for any occasion.


5. Tesoro's Philippine Handicraft

Branches:
1325 A. Mabini Street, Ermita, Manila
1016 A. Arnaiz Avenue, Makati City
The LANDMARK in Makati City and Quezon City
Terminals 1 and 3, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Pasay City
Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu
Clark International Airport, Clark Freeport Zone, Mabalacat, Pampanga


Manila

Tesoro's Philippine Handicraft shops showcase the best handicrafts from all over the archipelago.

Image: Tesoro's Philippine Handicraft

Fifth on the list of shops where you can get souvenirs in Metro Manila is Tesoro's Philippine Handicraft. The shop has a long tradition of offering authentic quality Philippine handicrafts that date back to the liberation of Manila at the end of World War 2. All souvenir items sold at the shop also come from the different islands of the archipelago. These items include embroideries, giftware, tableware, local apparel, and heritage crafts at affordable prices. In addition, they also collaborate with top local designers to promote local crafts and native art forms.



4. The Manila Collectible Co.

Address: Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Metro Manila


gift shops

Among the souvenir items you can find at The Manila Collectible Co. are locally-woven textiles.

Images: The Manila Collectible Co.

Visiting Fort Santiago in Intramuros is akin to a journey back in time as tourists get to see the remnants of the past. Aside from walking through time, you can also find a treasure trove of souvenir items in one of the chambers of the 400-year-old fort. The Manila Collectible Co. features a wide array of souvenir items from different indigenous groups in the country. These souvenir items are 100 percent Philippine-made products. There are also a number of replicas of artifacts significant to the history of the Philippines. Among the souvenir items available at the shop are handmade crafts, ethnic apparel, replicas, hand-woven textiles, and even organic food.


3. Souvenir Island General Merchandise

Address: 135 Carlos Palanca Street, Quiapo, Manila


souvenirs

Souvenir Island General Merchandise offers affordable souvenir items made by local craftsmen using indigenous materials.

Image: Souvenir Island General Merchandise

The next shop on the list offers premium quality souvenir items from all over the country. The reasonably-priced handicrafts from Souvenir Island General Merchandise are made by local craftsmen who use indigenous materials found in different parts of the Philippines. The handicraft items they offer are made of bamboo, abaca, coconut, seashell, rattan, and other local materials. They offer belts, bags, decors, frames, coin purses, lamps, keychains, hats, and shirts, among others. You may even find miniature replicas of the Philippine jeepney (local mode of mass transportation), tricycle, and the calesa (horse-drawn carriage).



2. Team Manila

Branches:
2F Power Plant Mall
2F SM Mall of Asia
3F Trinoma Mall
1F Marquee Mall, Angeles City, Pampanga
1F Harbor Point, Subic Freeport Zone
Ground Floor, Alabang Town Center
1F Market! Market!, The Fort
1F Glorietta 3, Ayala
2F SM North EDSA
Terminal 3, Ninoy Aquino International Airport


gifts

The distinctive t-shirt designs of Team Manila have allowed the studio to make a name for itself in the tourism industry.

Image: Teammanila Lifetsyle

Team Manila may primarily be a design studio, but it offers souvenir items teeming with Filipino pride. The studio currently has around 50 artists under its wing and has produced numerous award-winning works of art. In addition, the studio also collaborates with different creative organizations on different design projects. The distinctive t-shirts designs of the studio are popular among the younger generation. Aside from t-shirts, they also offer pillow cases that espouse the pride of Filipinos.


Looking for more local shops that offer one-of-a-kind items? Visit Yoorekka.com!


1. Kultura

Branches:
Ground floor, main mall, SM Mall of Asia
Ground floor, building A, SM Megamall
2nd floor, annex, SM Makati
Upper ground floor, north wing, SM City Cebu
Ground floor, SM Lanang Premier
The Annex, SM City North Edsa
Annex building, SM City Fairview
East Wing, Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay
Pico de Loro Beach Club, Nasugbu, Batangas
Select SM Department Stores


beauty tips

You can reminisce your childhood with Filipino-centric magnets at Kultura.

Images: Kultura Filipino (Official)

On top of this list of souvenir shops in Metro Manila for any occasion is a shop that highlights the uniqueness of Filipino craftsmanship and artistry. Kultura offers a good selection of products made of indigenous materials. These products reflect the heritage and contemporary culture of the Philippines. The shop has three categories for their products: Home, Fashion, and Souvenirs. Home products include quality items made of materials you can find in the country, including Capiz, wood, and pearl. For fashion products, you will see an exquisitely embroidered barong tagalog (embroidered formal shirt), finely-crafted jewelry, and stylish resort wear. On the other hand, the souvenir products offered by Kultura include contemporary pieces and novelty items reflecting different aspects of Philippine culture.



These are just some Metro Manila shops where you can pick up a souvenir or two for any occasion. Which one of these shops is your go-to place when you are looking for a souvenir?

author

After leaving spending 16 years of his professional life in the academe, Peter decided to try his luck in the world of online freelancing. For the past eight years, he has been creating content for clients all around the world. He can work on just about any topic - from tattoos to technology and food to finance. He dreams of visiting every island in the archipelago some day.

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