A 2-Day Itinerary Around Malabon, Las Piñas, and Paranaque

2-Day Itinerary Malabon Las Pinas

Earlier this week, we went on a tour of nearby cities Malabon, Las Piñas and Paranaque with the Department of Tourism!

If you're interested in exploring these 3 emerging tourist destinations and want to use the same itinerary as ours, read on - 

 

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DAY 1


 9:00 AM SAN BARTOLOME CHURCH  Photo by @ seekertravels

9:00 AM
SAN BARTOLOME CHURCH

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Notes:
- Baroque-style Church built in 1564
- Marvel at the church's massive columns, high ceiling, and golden interios 

Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Malabon

 9:30 AM SY JUCO HERITAGE HOUSE  Photo by @ seekertravels

9:30 AM
SY JUCO HERITAGE HOUSE

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Notes:
- The house of the Sy Juco family was built in 1869 and has endured to this day
- Was once a school and tobacco factory

Duration: 30 to 60 minutes
Location: Malabon

 10:00 AM LUGAW XPERIENCE  Photo by @ seekertravels

10:00 AM
LUGAW XPERIENCE

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Notes:
- Best to be here at 10am, when they open
- They close when stocks run out, which sometimes can be as early as 10:30am!

Duration: 1 hour
Location: Malabon



 10:30 AM ANGEL CACNIO'S HOUSE & ART GALLERY  Photo by @ seekertravels

10:30 AM
ANGEL CACNIO'S HOUSE & ART GALLERY

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Notes:
- Angel Cacnio is the artist behind our P20 and P100 bills
- See his works and samples of the original bills he created

Duration: 1 hour
Location: Malabon

 11:30 AM IMMACULATE CONCEPCION PARISH  Photo by @ seekertravels

11:30 AM
IMMACULATE CONCEPCION PARISH

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Notes:
- Look up to see the beautiful Stations of the Cross paintings adorning the church's ceiling

Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Malabon

 12:00 NN THE ORIGINAL DOLOR'S KAKANIN  Photo by @ seekertravels

12:00 NN
THE ORIGINAL DOLOR'S KAKANIN

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Notes:
- They make the best sapin-sapin in town!
- Take a tour of their facility and see how this famous Malabon delicacy is made
- Don't forget to bring some home as pasaubong

Duration: 30 to 60 minutes
Location: Malabon

 2:30 PM CHECK-IN AT MIDAS HOTEL  Photo by @ seekertravels

2:30 PM
CHECK-IN AT MIDAS HOTEL

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Notes:
- A good base for exploring the 3 nearby cities
- Serves buffet breakfast
- Has a gym, spa, and casino

Duration: N/A
Location: Pasay

 7:00 PM DINNER AT CONTAINER TURF  Photo by @ seekertravels

7:00 PM
DINNER AT CONTAINER TURF

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Notes:
- Hip food park made out of repurposed container trucks
- A lot of novelty food choices to choose from
- Hosts regular events and acoustic nights every weekend

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Paranaque

 
 

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DAY 2


 7:00 AM BREAKFAST BUFFET AT MIDAS HOTEL  Photo by @ seekertravels

7:00 AM
BREAKFAST BUFFET AT MIDAS HOTEL

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Notes:
- Buffet starts at 6am
- Offers a variety of food and desserts
- Their chocolate chip cookies are a favorite!

Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours
Location: Pasay

 9:30 AM SARAO JEEPNEY FACTORY  Photo by @ seekertravels

9:30 AM
SARAO JEEPNEY FACTORY

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Notes:
- See one of their original jeepneys from 1955!
- Take a peak at how jeepneys are made and how they're evolving

Duration: 30 to 90 minutes
Budget: FREE
Location: Las Piñas

 10:30 AM BAMBOO ORGAN CHURCH  Photo by @ seekertravels

10:30 AM
BAMBOO ORGAN CHURCH

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Notes:
- Listen to the famous bamboo organ being played then go on a museum tour after
- Open daily from 8am-12nn and 1-5pm

Duration: 1 hour
Budget: P100
Location: Las Piñas


 11:30 AM LAS PINAS-PARANAQUE CRITICAL HABITAT AND ECOTOURISM AREA  Photo by @ seekertravels

11:30 AM
LAS PINAS-PARANAQUE CRITICAL HABITAT AND ECOTOURISM AREA

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Notes:
- A small oasis in the city
- Come here to go bird watching, do a beach clean-up, or take an ecotour
- Must email and secure a permit before visiting

Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Budget: FREE
Location: Las Piñas and Paranaque

 1:00 PM LUNCH AT CRISOSTOMO  Photo by @ seekertravels

1:00 PM
LUNCH AT CRISOSTOMO

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Notes:
- Filipino food for sharing, best eaten family-style
- Nice, Instagrammable black & white interiors
- Their sansrival cake is a must-try!

Duration: 1 hour
Location: Pasay

 

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