The throbbing economic heart of the Philippines, Quezon City is a collection of high rises, historic landmarks and eco parks. Vibrant cosmopolitan vibes complement the area’s rich cultural heritage and stunning mountain backdrop.
Things to do
For a riveting experience, the journey to Art in Island, the largest 3D museum in Asia. Enjoy browsing more than 200 masterpieces, including reproductions of animals, Egyptian ruins and works of art by famous Korean painters.
Soak in the city vibes with a stroll through the Quezon Memorial Circle, a large park in the heart of downtown. Go for a jog, grab a bite to eat from one of the food stalls or have a picnic. The park features a museum at the centre dedicated to the city's founder, Manuel L. Quezon.
For a day out in nature, head to La Mesa Eco Park. Stroll through fields of exquisite foliage, go for a swim in one of the pools or drop your fishing line into the lagoon. Those looking for adventure will discover plenty of adrenalin-pumping activities, from bike trails and a zipline to bungee jumping.
Do you want to be inspired? Visit the Sining Kamalig museum, the oldest gallery in Metro Manila. This contemporary art museum is located inside Ali Mall and offers exhibitions by Marc Malto that are deeply rooted in spiritual and political concepts.
Quezon City is connected by two major train lines routing through Metro Manila. Ninoy Aquino International Airport is about a 30-minute drive from Quezon City. The easiest way to get around is by jeepney or taxi.