Antipolo

The Pilgrim's Sanctuary

Antipolo is where you go when you want to get away from the city but don’t necessarily wish to leave behind creature comforts that you’ve gotten used to. The city comforts are there, but set in the cooler climes of the slopes of the Sierra Madre mountain range.

Hinulugang Taktak

Beyond the city comforts, you have devotion to Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, which draws believers from all over Rizal province and Metro Manila. Much like most of the country, it’s a place where the sacred and the urbane stand side by side.

 

Fast Facts

  • Public Transportation: Tricycles, Jeepneys, Taxis, Vans
  • Languages/Dialect: Tagalog, English
  • Payment Options: Cash, Credit/Debit Card
  • Known For: Churches, Waterfalls, Pinto Art Museum, National Park

 

What to Know Before Visiting

St. Francis Xavier Parish

  • The Antipolo City Government has also built a month-long festival around the April 30 pilgrimage to the Antipolo Cathedral called Maytime Festival, so expect traffic around these dates.

 

Best Time to Visit Antipolo

Antipolo Fiesta

If you want to see the festival celebrating Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, join the believers heading up to Antipolo during April 30. You can also head to Antipolo on New Year’s Eve as its location gives you a great views of the festivities happening in Metro Manila.

 

How to Go to Antipolo

By Air

There are no direct flights to Antipolo City but you can opt to fly to Ninoy Aquino International Airport before taking a cab to Antipolo.

By Land

You can get to Antipolo City through a number of ways. First, get on the MRT3 from Taft going to Cubao. From there, ride a jeepney or van to Antipolo

Meanwhile, you can also get off at the Ortigas station of the MRT3, go to the terminal at SM Megamall, and take a van to Antipolo.

Lastly, transfer from the MRT3 to the LRT2 and get off at Santolan station. You can then take a jeepney or a van all the way to Antipolo from there.

By Sea

There are no direct sea routes to Antipolo.

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