http://www.traviskraft.com A portrait of the food and neighborhood of Quiapo. Quiapo is a district of Manila, Philippines, also referred to as the "old downtown." It is known for its cheap prices on items ranging from electronics, bicycles to native handicrafts. Quiapo is the largest area where you can buy pirated movies, software and pornographic videos, where the stores sprawl over four public streets. Quiapo is geographically located at the very center of the city of Manila.