Antipolo: The Pilgrimage City

Antipolo Named after the “tipolo,” or breadfruit tree that grew in bountiful amounts on the cool, breezy central highlands of Rizal Province, Antipolo City is about 26 kilometers east of the City of Manila. It is bordered on the west by Marikina City and the Municipality of Cainta; on the east by Quezon Province; on the south by the municipalities of Taytay, Teresa and Angono; on the southeast by the Municipality of Tanay; and, on the north by the municipalities of San Mateo and Rodriguez. This 30,610-hectare 1st class city became the capital of the Province of Rizal when Pasig City, the form...
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Tagaytay City: Tourist Spots & Stops

Tagaytay City, about 60 kms south of Manila, the Philippine capital is one of the prime tourist spots in the Philippines. Up to the late 1990s, people came mainly for Tagaytay’s year-round cool climate and Taal Volcano, which, surrounded by the blue waters of Taal Lake and framed by lush mountains is quite a breathtaking vision. There were no other sites at that time except for Picnic Grove - a picnic and horseback riding site, Palace in the Sky - abandoned mansion of deposed Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos and Halfway – a mini-zoo. Dining was confined to Mushroom Burger, Taal Vista H...
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