Antipolo is a city in Rizal Province, Philippines.

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Map of Antipolo

Antipolo is around 25 km away from Manila, you can drive from Manila to Antipolo around an hour by car.

The Line 2 will take you from Recto to Santolan Station. From there you can catch a jeepney (₱20) or an UV Express (₱40) that will take you to the city proper. There is ongoing construction of an extension of Line 2 to Masinag junction that will further shorten travel time.

Antipolo is accessible by jeepney or UV Express, with terminals in Metro Manila including one around Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City and around Shangri-la Plaza in Mandaluyong

With over 8000 tricycles in the town center alone, you will have no problem looking for a ride to nearby destinations. Places along the main roads are accessible by jeepney. It is advisable to travel by car to other destinations as jeepneys do not cover every corner of the city, especially the mountains.

  • Antipolo Cathedral – Home of the more than 100-year+old Nuestra Senora de la Paz y Buen Viaje (Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage); lot of pilgrims flock to the cathedral from Manila and the lowlands of Rizal during May to offer flowers
  • Hinulugang Taktak Waterfalls – A once nice and popular picnic spot for families, this waterfalls has suffered from pollution and eutrophication; visitors are advised against bathing in the stream of the waterfalls for health reasons
  • Pinto Art Museum, 1 Sierra Madre St., Antipolo City (A few meters away from Rizal Provincial Capitol, turn right at Grand Heights Rd then straight ahead to Pinto Art Museum), +63 2 697 2460. A museum gallery showcasing works of art from paintings and sculptures of local artists. It is a sprawling property with well manicured gardens and fountains. A perfect backdrop for reflection and learning. The gallery also has a commanding view of Metro Manila. The café catered by Bizu is open during weekends. 

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