History Channel Asia Asks “Why is Manila called Manila?” on the Streets of Manila

The show “The History Hustle” features host of Hidden Cities: Extreme fame, Simon Yin. He’s going out to the street, surprising strangers on the fly, and hanging out with the locals to find out what they know (or don’t know) about the place they call home. Simon is visiting Metro Manila and Hong Kong and is coming in hot with a bunch of factoids and activities to quiz the local homies with.

They posted this video, lurking the streets of Manila and asking people “Why is Manila called Manila?” See for yourself if anyone got it right!

To know more visit: https://www.historyasia.com/shows/history-hustle

What do you think of this? Do you know more about facts about the Philippines or Manila?