6 Places to Visit in Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines


Antipolo is only an hour away from Quezon City during weekends. You can ride the LRT line 2 going to Santolan station. Outside Santolan station, there will be a number of Jeepneys going to ‘Antipolo Simbahan’. The total roundtrip fare will only cost around 100 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.

Here are the 6 Places you can visit in Antipolo:

1.) 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’.

(Note: Upon entering the gates of the church, rosary sellers will crowd you to…

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