Venue and Explore

The 5th ASEAN MISST will be held at the UP College of Medicine and the Manila Hotel. Explore the social and scientific culture of the Philippines within a one kilometer radius (maximum 30 minutes walk) with its resplendent museums, parks and architectural landmarks.
College of Medicine University of the Philippines
Established in 1905 the College of Medicine would be the first college of the University of the Philippines, antedating the latter by three years when the university formally opened in 1908. It would be the second medical school in the country and the first state medical school of the country. It would since then be a beacon of propagating the advances in the basic and clinical sciences in the country. The Cadaver Workshop of the 5th ASEAN MISST will be held at the Anatomy Laboratory of the UP College of Medicine
The Manila Hotel
The Manila Hotel is a 570-room, historic five-star hotel located along Manila Bay in Manila, Philippines. The hotel is the oldest premiere hotel in the Philippines built in 1909. Its penthouse served as the residence of General Douglas MacArthur during his tenure as the Military Advisor of the Philippine Commonwealth from 1935 to 1941. Latter still serves as the hotel penthouse for anybody who wish to pay a premium to experience an elegant lifestyle. It has hosted numerous world historical persons and celebrities including authors Ernest Hemingway and James A. Michener; actors Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and John Wayne; entertainers Sammy Davis, Jr., Michael Jackson and The Beatles; U.S. President John F. Kennedy, British Prime Minister Anthony Eden, and other current world leaders. The Scientific Plenary sessions of the 5th ASEAN MISST will be held at the Fiesta Pavilion of the Manila Hotel

Other Hotels

Our Venue is the historic MANILA Hotel otherwise known as the “Grand Dame” of the city. Being booked at the Manila Hotel gives you all the conveniences of being billeted where the main plenary congress is. Manila hotel though is often fully booked. The following nearby hotels are highly recommended if you fail to book at the Manila Hotel.

Hotel Distance from Manila Hotel Official Web Page Walk
2. Hotel H2O 0.4 km 6min
3. Rizal Park Hotel 0.5 km 7min
4. Luneta Hotel 0.6 km 8min
5. Miramar Hotel 0.7 km 10min
6. Bayview Hotel 0.8 km 12min
Places to Explore
With Manila Hotel as your take off point one can easily explore the cultural, historical and architectural landmarks of the city. It will truly be a visual treat for anybody who is willing to put on a pair of walking shoes and take a leisurely stroll. The following are highly suggested places from a 5 minutes to a 30 minutes walk from the Manila Hotel. Visit this beautiful places and understand the cultural, social and scientific psyche of the Filipino people.

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Must see Manila Landmarks