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Philippines' financial capital, with towering skyscrapers, the glitzy Ayala Center, and high society, contrasting with the hassles of crowded residential districts.



The "Shoe Capital of the Philippines", not complete without visiting its Shoe Museum or strolling the Riverbanks.


San Juan (Philippines)

Shop till you drop at the Greenhills Shopping Center, or if you're lucky to visit on June, join the Wattah-wattah Festival, part of the Feast of St. John the Baptist celebrations with water fights resembling Songkran celebrations, and get wet.


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The Hundred Islands with its pristine beaches.



The "Summer Capital of the Philippines", with cool climate, pine trees, and mountains.



World-famous rice terraces and Ifugao culture


San Fernando (Pampanga)

Taste of Kapampangan cuisine and the spirit of Filipino Christmas.



Heritage city with a well-preserved downtown



Quezon Memorial Circle

national park in Quezon City, Philippines containing the Quezon Memorial Shrine

Welcome Rotonda

roundabout in Quezon City, Philippines

Santo Domingo Church

largest church in Metro Manila


guide to

Quezon City

Quezon City (Tagalog: Lungsod Quezon) is the largest city in the Philippines and is one of the constituent cities of Metro Manila. Commonly called QC or Kyusi, it has a population of 2.68 million people. It has become the hub of information technology and its entertainment industry in the Philippines. The city was named after former Philippine president Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina. Quezon City was the country's capital from 1946 until 1972, when the seat of government was returned to neighboring Manila. Quezon City consists of five districts.


Get in

Like the rest of Metro Manila, Quezon City is served by a world-class airport, an international seaport (in Manila) and is connected to numerous streets, highways and expressways from neighboring provinces.

By air

The nearest airport is Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the main aviation gateway to the Philippines. It is a 30-minute drive from Quezon City. It serves more than 30 airlines which fly direct from 50 different destinations around the globe.

Or, from the north, passengers can get in through Clark International Airport (CRK), formerly Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA), in Pampanga, which caters to low-cost carriers. After arriving at CRK, travellers can take the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway and the southbound lane of the North Luzon Expressway to get to Quezon City served by Valenzuela and Malinta Exits, and the EDSA interchange past Balintawak Toll Plaza.

CRK serves the following airlines:

Transportation from Ninoy Aquino Airport

Shuttle, Line 3. The cheapest yet most convenient way to get to Quezon City from NAIA Terminal 3 is by shuttle and Line 3. From the airport, there is a shuttle called the NAIA-Loop that would bring you to the Line 3 Taft Avenue Station. The shuttle fare is ₱20. Then, you can take the Line 3 from Taft Avenue station to Quezon City Stations like Araneta Center-Cubao Station, Kamuning Station, Quezon Avenue Station and North Avenue Station. Line 3 Fare would cost ₱10-15.

Taxi. There are many taxis outside NAIA Terminal 3. Yellow-colored ones are the Airport Taxis, and white-colored taxis are the normal taxis.

By sea

The Manila International Port and Container Terminal serves Metro Manila.

By land

Quezon City is connected to the two railway lines in Metro Manila which are the Lines 2 and 3. These two train lines can get you around Metro Manila.

Buses are also commonly found in Quezon City, particularly along Quezon Avenue and EDSA. Fares start at ₱10 non-A/C, and ₱12 for A/C buses.

Jeepneys are found almost everywhere. Fares start at ₱8 for the first 4 km (2.5 mi).

Tricycles and pedicabs can be used for short-distance commuting. Fare usually starts at ₱15.

For commuting directions, visit .

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