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The closest replica of Venice in the Philippines is found in Taguig!


Venice Grand Canal is a lifestyle mall development under Megaworld Lifestyle Malls located inside the 50-hectare McKinley Hill township of Megaworld Corporation in Fort BonifacioTaguig City.

VENICE GRAND CANAL

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Venice Grand Canal - McKinley Hill, Taguig City

Awarded the Best Retail Architectural Design at the Philippine Property Awards in 2017, Venice Grand Canal is known for its design and architecture and is popularly considered as the "most romantic mall" in the country.

Living up to its namesake, the mall sports an Italian-inspired architectural design inspired by the Grand Canal in the classical city of Venice, Italy. In designing the mall, Megaworld consulted the Rome-based architectural firm Paolo Marioni Architetto to ensure that the Venice Grand Canal Mall stays true to its Venetian inspiration.

Highlighting the mall is the man-made Grand Canal. The mall's grand canal offers mall guests an Italian experience with  gondola ride tours by singing gondoliers.
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Venice Grand Canal - McKinly Hill, Taguig City
The canal is 200 meters long, and 15 meters wide. The gondolas are stationed underneath the Rialto bridge replica.

The mall also has replicas of St. Mark's Campanile in Piazza San Marco, the Rialto Bridge, which is inspired by the famous bridge in Venice and the Ponte de Amore bridge, where mall guests can participate at the mall's love locks installation.

STORES AND RESTAURANTS

The mall also offers a diverse dining mix that caters to the McKinley Hill community and to the lifestyle of its mall patrons such as Italian restaurants Ponte Amore and Toni and Sergio, along with international options like Tim Hortons and Mitsuyado Sei-Men.

CLICK HERE to see McKinley Hill's mall directory.

VENICE PIAZZA

Venice Piazza is an open space in Venice Grand Canal inspired by Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy. Towering over the open plaza is a replica of St. Mark’s Tower, also in Piazza San Marco.

Aside from Italian-inspired attractions, Venice Piazza is another dining destination with its roster of international and local dining brands offering al-fresco and nightlife dining. The Piazza also offers Pigeon Feeding activities every late afternoon.

Gondola Ride


Price Rate

  • Monday - Thursday = ₱300
  • Friday - Sunday = ₱400
  • Holiday = ₱350

*Maximum of 6 persons. Opens daily, from 11am - 10pm.



HOW TO GET TO VENICE GRAND CANAL MALL

McKinley Hill can be accessed via C5 Road and Bayani Road in Fort Bonifacio.

From the North

  1. From EDSA, ride a bus southbound to Baclaran or Ayala or take an MRT and go down at Ayala and look for the jeepney terminal (under MRT station) and ride those that are bound for Market Market. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.
  2. From EDSA, ride a bus southbound to Baclaran or Ayala or take an MRT and go down at Ayala and look for the bus terminal of TheFort buses (at the gate of Forbes across Shell Station) bound for Fort Bonifacio. These are air-conditioned buses that go around Fort Bonifacio. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.
  3. From EDSA, ride a bus southbound to Baclaran or Ayala or take an MRT and go down at Guadalupe. There are jeepneys in Gaudalupe that are bound for AFP Housing and Fort Bonifacio. You can ride either of the two, both of those routes pass by McKinley Hill. 
  4. From the C5 area, ride an FX or jeepney going to Kalayaan Avenue and go down at the intersection of Kalayaan and C5 (this is called "Buting"). There are jeepneys bound for Market Market from that corner. From Market Market, ride the jeepney that is bound for FTI/Gate 3, these jeepneys pass by McKinley Hill.


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Venice Grand Canal - McKinly Hill, Taguig City



From the South

  1. From EDSA, ride a bus northbound to Fairview or Monumento or take an MRT and go down at Ayala and look for the jeepney terminal (under MRT station) and ride those with signboard McKinley-Fort-Bonifacio-Gate 2 that are bound for Market Market. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.
  2. From EDSA, ride a bus northbound to Fairview or Monumento or take an MRT and go down at Ayala and look for the bus terminal of TheFort buses (at the gate of Forbes across Shell Station) bound for Fort Bonifacio. These are air-conditioned buses that go around Fort Bonifacio. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.
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Venice Grand Canal - McKinly Hill, Taguig City
  1. From EDSA, ride a bus northbound to Fairview or Monumento or take an MRT and go down at Guadalupe. There are jeepneys in Gaudalupe that are bound for AFP Housing and Fort Bonifacio. You can ride either of the two, both of those routes pass by McKinley Hill.
  2. From EDSA, ride a bus northbound to Fairview or Monumento or take an MRT and go down at Magallanes. Walk towards the San Lorenzo Place Showroom at the corner of Pasong Tamo. Look for the bus/FX terminal which are bound for McKinley Hill.


If you are in the Makati area

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From Ayala MRT Station:
There are jeepneys in the Ayala terminal (under MRT station) that are bound for Market Market. There are also jeepneys plying the Ayala route going to Market Market. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.

From Pasong Tamo/Magallanes MRT Station:

  1. Go to the San Lorenzo Place Showroom at the corner of Pasong Tamo and EDSA. Look for the bus/FX terminal which are bound for McKinley Hill. 
  2. There are also jeepneys passing along Pasong Tamo/Mantrade/WalterMart (along Pasay Road) that are bound for FTI. Ride the one that goes to Gate 3. From Gate 3 or end of Pasong Tamo Extension, there are jeepneys bound for Guadalupe, passing by McKinley Hill.

From Guadalupe-EDSA Station:
There are jeepneys in Gaudalupe that are bound for AFP Housing and Fort Bonifacio. You can ride either of the two, both of those routes pass by McKinley Hill. Ask the driver to be dropped at McKinley Hill or One World Plaza.

If you are in the Taguig or Paranaque area, ride a jeepney going to Nichols in Taguig, ask to be dropped off the Gate 3 - where the jeepney terminal to The Fort is located. From Gate 3 , there are jeepneys bound for Guadalupe, passing by McKinley Hill.



For private vehicles: McKinley Hill is just along Lawton Road that connects South Super Highway (via FTI/Nichols/Villamor Airbase exit) and Bonifacio Global City. It is also accessible through C5 via the McKinley Hills gate past the exit of Market Market/The Fort in the southbound lane. The area can also be accessed through EDSA northbound using either a) Kalayaan Avenue b) McKinley Road going to Forbes by the Ayala corner or c) C5 flyover coming from Buendia. It is advisable to just approach via Lawton Road since this road is not too traffic heavy yet compare to C5.



Venice Grand Canal Mall is indeed one of the most romantic places not only in the metro but the whole Philippines!


Venice Grand Canal Mall

Address: Garden Villas, 1630 Upper McKinley Road McKinley Hill, Cluster B, Taguig, 1630 Metro Manila
Mall Hours: 11AM to 11PM daily
Opened: 2015
Parking Capacity: 1,000+

WHERE TO STAY IN TAGUIG



SEE ALSO

BLOGS ABOUT TAGUIG


IMPORTANT NOTE:
 The rates, contact details and other information indicated in this post are accurate from the time of writing but may change without IMFWJ's notice. Should you know the updated information, please message us on Facebook.

WHERE TO STAY IN TAGUIG:




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Venice Grand Canal Mall - Experience Italy in Taguig City

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The closest replica of Venice in the Philippines is found in Taguig!


Venice Grand Canal is a lifestyle mall development under Megaworld Lifestyle Malls located inside the 50-hectare McKinley Hill township of Megaworld Corporation in Fort BonifacioTaguig City.

VENICE GRAND CANAL

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Venice Grand Canal - McKinley Hill, Taguig City

Awarded the Best Retail Architectural Design at the Philippine Property Awards in 2017, Venice Grand Canal is known for its design and architecture and is popularly considered as the "most romantic mall" in the country.

Living up to its namesake, the mall sports an Italian-inspired architectural design inspired by the Grand Canal in the classical city of Venice, Italy. In designing the mall, Megaworld consulted the Rome-based architectural firm Paolo Marioni Architetto to ensure that the Venice Grand Canal Mall stays true to its Venetian inspiration.

Highlighting the mall is the man-made Grand Canal. The mall's grand canal offers mall guests an Italian experience with  gondola ride tours by singing gondoliers.
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Venice Grand Canal - McKinly Hill, Taguig City
The canal is 200 meters long, and 15 meters wide. The gondolas are stationed underneath the Rialto bridge replica.

The mall also has replicas of St. Mark's Campanile in Piazza San Marco, the Rialto Bridge, which is inspired by the famous bridge in Venice and the Ponte de Amore bridge, where mall guests can participate at the mall's love locks installation.

STORES AND RESTAURANTS

The mall also offers a diverse dining mix that caters to the McKinley Hill community and to the lifestyle of its mall patrons such as Italian restaurants Ponte Amore and Toni and Sergio, along with international options like Tim Hortons and Mitsuyado Sei-Men.

CLICK HERE to see McKinley Hill's mall directory.

VENICE PIAZZA

Venice Piazza is an open space in Venice Grand Canal inspired by Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy. Towering over the open plaza is a replica of St. Mark’s Tower, also in Piazza San Marco.

Aside from Italian-inspired attractions, Venice Piazza is another dining destination with its roster of international and local dining brands offering al-fresco and nightlife dining. The Piazza also offers Pigeon Feeding activities every late afternoon.

Gondola Ride


Price Rate

  • Monday - Thursday = ₱300
  • Friday - Sunday = ₱400
  • Holiday = ₱350

*Maximum of 6 persons. Opens daily, from 11am - 10pm.



HOW TO GET TO VENICE GRAND CANAL MALL

McKinley Hill can be accessed via C5 Road and Bayani Road in Fort Bonifacio.

From the North

  1. From EDSA, ride a bus southbound to Baclaran or Ayala or take an MRT and go down at Ayala and look for the jeepney terminal (under MRT station) and ride those that are bound for Market Market. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.
  2. From EDSA, ride a bus southbound to Baclaran or Ayala or take an MRT and go down at Ayala and look for the bus terminal of TheFort buses (at the gate of Forbes across Shell Station) bound for Fort Bonifacio. These are air-conditioned buses that go around Fort Bonifacio. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.
  3. From EDSA, ride a bus southbound to Baclaran or Ayala or take an MRT and go down at Guadalupe. There are jeepneys in Gaudalupe that are bound for AFP Housing and Fort Bonifacio. You can ride either of the two, both of those routes pass by McKinley Hill. 
  4. From the C5 area, ride an FX or jeepney going to Kalayaan Avenue and go down at the intersection of Kalayaan and C5 (this is called "Buting"). There are jeepneys bound for Market Market from that corner. From Market Market, ride the jeepney that is bound for FTI/Gate 3, these jeepneys pass by McKinley Hill.


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Venice Grand Canal - McKinly Hill, Taguig City



From the South

  1. From EDSA, ride a bus northbound to Fairview or Monumento or take an MRT and go down at Ayala and look for the jeepney terminal (under MRT station) and ride those with signboard McKinley-Fort-Bonifacio-Gate 2 that are bound for Market Market. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.
  2. From EDSA, ride a bus northbound to Fairview or Monumento or take an MRT and go down at Ayala and look for the bus terminal of TheFort buses (at the gate of Forbes across Shell Station) bound for Fort Bonifacio. These are air-conditioned buses that go around Fort Bonifacio. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.
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Venice Grand Canal - McKinly Hill, Taguig City
  1. From EDSA, ride a bus northbound to Fairview or Monumento or take an MRT and go down at Guadalupe. There are jeepneys in Gaudalupe that are bound for AFP Housing and Fort Bonifacio. You can ride either of the two, both of those routes pass by McKinley Hill.
  2. From EDSA, ride a bus northbound to Fairview or Monumento or take an MRT and go down at Magallanes. Walk towards the San Lorenzo Place Showroom at the corner of Pasong Tamo. Look for the bus/FX terminal which are bound for McKinley Hill.


If you are in the Makati area

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From Ayala MRT Station:
There are jeepneys in the Ayala terminal (under MRT station) that are bound for Market Market. There are also jeepneys plying the Ayala route going to Market Market. Get down at the corner of Fifth Avenue and McKinley Road and look for jeepneys bound for FTI Gate 3. This will pass by McKinley Hill.

From Pasong Tamo/Magallanes MRT Station:

  1. Go to the San Lorenzo Place Showroom at the corner of Pasong Tamo and EDSA. Look for the bus/FX terminal which are bound for McKinley Hill. 
  2. There are also jeepneys passing along Pasong Tamo/Mantrade/WalterMart (along Pasay Road) that are bound for FTI. Ride the one that goes to Gate 3. From Gate 3 or end of Pasong Tamo Extension, there are jeepneys bound for Guadalupe, passing by McKinley Hill.

From Guadalupe-EDSA Station:
There are jeepneys in Gaudalupe that are bound for AFP Housing and Fort Bonifacio. You can ride either of the two, both of those routes pass by McKinley Hill. Ask the driver to be dropped at McKinley Hill or One World Plaza.

If you are in the Taguig or Paranaque area, ride a jeepney going to Nichols in Taguig, ask to be dropped off the Gate 3 - where the jeepney terminal to The Fort is located. From Gate 3 , there are jeepneys bound for Guadalupe, passing by McKinley Hill.



For private vehicles: McKinley Hill is just along Lawton Road that connects South Super Highway (via FTI/Nichols/Villamor Airbase exit) and Bonifacio Global City. It is also accessible through C5 via the McKinley Hills gate past the exit of Market Market/The Fort in the southbound lane. The area can also be accessed through EDSA northbound using either a) Kalayaan Avenue b) McKinley Road going to Forbes by the Ayala corner or c) C5 flyover coming from Buendia. It is advisable to just approach via Lawton Road since this road is not too traffic heavy yet compare to C5.



Venice Grand Canal Mall is indeed one of the most romantic places not only in the metro but the whole Philippines!


Venice Grand Canal Mall

Address: Garden Villas, 1630 Upper McKinley Road McKinley Hill, Cluster B, Taguig, 1630 Metro Manila
Mall Hours: 11AM to 11PM daily
Opened: 2015
Parking Capacity: 1,000+

WHERE TO STAY IN TAGUIG



SEE ALSO

BLOGS ABOUT TAGUIG


IMPORTANT NOTE:
 The rates, contact details and other information indicated in this post are accurate from the time of writing but may change without IMFWJ's notice. Should you know the updated information, please message us on Facebook.

WHERE TO STAY IN TAGUIG:




Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
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