Things to do in Antipolo
25 Kilometers east of Manila
Located in the Province of Rizal
The city was named after the tipolo (breadfruit) tree (Artocarpus incisa), which was in abundance in the area. Trees with broad leaves that provide shade while gently fanning in the soothing breeze.
The city is popular for being a pilgrimage site. It prides itself as the “Pilgrimage Capital of the Philippines. It is the home of the more than 100-year old Nuestra Senora della Paz y Buen Viaje (Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage)
Antipolo was converted from municipality into a component city of Rizal Province on April 4, 1998.
Lakwatserong Sulit compiled the Top 5 Things to do in Antipolo
1. Visit Antipolo Cathedral.
Home of the more than 100-year old Nuestra Senora della Paz y Buen Viaje (Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage)
Lakwatserong Sulit with his beloved jogged from SM Masinag to Antipolo Cathedral once and definitely would do it again given the chance.
Lot of pilgrims flock to the cathedral from Manila and the lowlands of Rizal during May to offer flowers. If you’re the type of person who loves to join the crowd this one’s for you.
If you’re the kind of person who wants to travel alone or with just few friends, you may want to try this One day things to do in Antipolo. Continue reading