Top 8 Things To Do in Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines

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Due to its proximity in Metro Manila, Antipolo has become the nearest weekend getaway of most people from the city. We are enlisting our Top 8 Things To Do in Antipolo. This list can go longer as we bring more family and friends for our next getaway!

1.) Staycation

A change of ambience can destress your mind and detoxify your soul. Read some of our top hotels and resorts staycations in this link. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

2.) Food Trip

There are many unique and creative restaurants around Antipolo which can give you one of the best gastronomic experiences. Read our blog here. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

3.) Spa Day

Start your day in Antipolo with a relaxing massage, facial, hot bath, refreshing drinks and inspiring view of Antipolo hills. DM Scenery Spa on their facebook or instagram or contact 09158014411 or email for your reservations. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

4.) Visit Arts Museums

This is the first time we visited a museum in the middle of a foresty hill. We were impressed of the art piece collections of Pinto Art Museum which talk about human freedom, philippine society, religion and sex. You can also have instagram worthy pictures while enjoying the fresh air in this huge compound. There are other art museums within Antipolo.


5.) Pilgrimage

Antipolo is also known as a Catholic Pilgrimage site. One of the religious places that we visited is the National Shrine of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage. The safe voyage of Governor-General Juan Niño de Tabora across the Pacific Ocean was attributed to the wooden image of the Blessed Virgin Mary he brought to this town– thus the title ‘Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage’.

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6.) Shopping

There are already large malls in Antipolo City. If you cannot find some items or sizes of your favorite brands in the city, perhaps they have it here in one of the malls in Antipolo.

7.) Sunset

Antipolo has one of the best views of sunset. We saw the sunset from Anytime Fitness in Robinsons Place Antipolo and Yellow Lantern Cafe. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

8.) Explore Nature

Antipolo has one of the best natural wonders to offer.

How to go to Antipolo from Quezon City:

Antipolo is only an hour away from Quezon City during weekends. You can ride the LRT line 2 going to Antipolo station. Outside Antipolo station, there will be a number of Jeepneys going to ‘Antipolo Simbahan’. The total roundtrip fare will only cost around 150 philippine pesos (2 US dollars) per person. Although there are vans going to Antipolo, we prefer the jeepneys because of its cool young drivers playing Filipino rap songs on loud stereos.

How to go to Antipolo from Laguna:

We started from Siniloan Terminal where there are jeepneys going to Tanay, Rizal. From Tanay Terminal, there are jeepneys going to Antipolo.

You may also watch our vlogs about Antipolo. Just navigate the subtitle option on our youtube channel for better understanding.

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