Magallanes is a wealthy barangay of Makati City. It is located at the southwestern section of the city and is part of the Cluster 1 alongside Urdaneta, Dasmarinas, San Lorenzo, Forbes Park and Bel-Air. Obviously, these barangays share something in common – all of which are developed by Ayala Corporation.
One of the first few villages built in Makati during the post-war period, Magallanes was designed to be a suburban area. Today, the barangay comprises mostly of expatriates and the home to a few number of international schools like the Singapore School Manila and Asia Pacific College. It is within 5 to 10 minutes jeepney ride from the Central Business District (CBD) where you can apply for eat, hang out with your friends, or just have a feel of the metropolitan lifestyle.
Location of the Barangay
The 119.82 hectare barangay is situated within the bounds of EDSA to the north, Tripa de Gallina to the west, Fort Bonifacio and Villamor to the south, and Amorsolo Street to the east. You can also easily visit come back and forth to this place via the Magallanes MRT station and other means of public transportation. Thus, the barangay is pretty accessible to the public.
• The villagers celebrate the Feast of St. Alphonsus every first of August. St. Alphonsus is also the Patron saint of Magallanes village
• Everybody is in the festive mood and up the whole day-night for a celebration of their Barangay Day every 30th of November.
• Some of the major economic activities within the barangay include real estate, auto dealers, banks, fast food chain restaurants, hardware, grocery stores, etc.
Paseo de Magallanes – This shopping center is located in Oakridge Plaza, where you can find independent retail stores, business centers, and world-class restaurants. If you found going to the Mall of Asia or to Greenbelt a little bit of a hassle, Paseo de Magallanes can be a great alternative.