ABOUT QUEZON CITY

Quezon City is known as one of the Philippines' richest and also Metro Manila's largest. More recognized for it's historical landmarks, Quezon City has a lot to offer with it's art, parks, showbiz and food. 

 

PRO TIPS:

  • Quezon City Day is in August
  • UP sunflowers bloom in March
  • Best place for jogging!

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SEE & DO


 SIP & GOGH   Photo by @  arnievillanueva_

SIP & GOGH

Photo by @arnievillanueva_

Notes:
- Paint while sipping wine
- No experience needed
- Reserve a slot on their website

Duration: 2 hours
Budget: P900 to P1000
Location: Capitol Hills Drive, Matandang Balara

 QCX MUSEUM   Photo by @  kylevincentlimotan

QCX MUSEUM

Photo by @kylevincentlimotan

Notes:
- Interactive socio-cultural museum with 16 galleries
- Closed on Mondays

Duration: 2.5 hours
Budget: P150, P100 for QC residents, P80 for students
Location: QC Memorial Circle, Diliman

 CUBAO EXPO   Photo by @  kendocreative

CUBAO EXPO

Photo by @kendocreative

Notes:
- Hub of novelty shops, specialty boutiques, art galleries, bars, cafes and restaurants

Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Budget: varies
Location: General Romulo Ave., Cubao

 ATENEO ART GALLERY   Photo by @  ______pol

ATENEO ART GALLERY

Photo by @______pol

Notes:
- Opens at 8am, closed on Sundays & holidays
- Group tours available by appointment  

Duration: 1 hour
Budget: FREE
Location: Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Ave.

 ART IN ISLAND   Photo by @  c8lion

ART IN ISLAND

Photo by @c8lion

Notes:
- Interactive 3D art museum
- Closed on Mondays
- Hosts an art market every 3rd weekend of the month

Duration: 2 hours
Budget: P500 for adults, P400 for students
Location: 15th Ave., Brgy. Socorro, Cubao

 QUEZON HERITAGE HOUSE  Photo by @ charademercado

QUEZON HERITAGE HOUSE

Photo by @charademercado

Notes:
- Reconstructed house of Manuel L Quezon
- Closed on Sundays & holidays

Duration: 1 hour
Budget: P10
Location: QC Memorial Circle, Diliman

 LA MESA ECOPARK  Photo by @ iamfrancoisnendyl

LA MESA ECOPARK

Photo by @iamfrancoisnendyl

Notes:
- Good place for a picnic away from the city
- Activities include: boating, fishing, biking, paintball

Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Budget: P50 for non-residents, P40 for QC residents
Location: Novaliches

 MYSTERY MANILA  Photo by @ ninnylovestoast

MYSTERY MANILA

Photo by @ninnylovestoast

Notes:
- Interactive escape room
- Solve your way out in less than 60 minutes
- Maximum of 6 people

Duration: 1.5 hours
Budget: P400 to P500, depending on players
Location: JW Plaza Building, C5, Libis


EAT


 BACOLOD CHICKEN PARILLA   P  hoto by @  bcdchickenparilla

BACOLOD CHICKEN PARILLA

Photo by @bcdchickenparilla

Notes:
- Known for chicken inasal
- Has outdoor seating
- Parking can be a bit tricky

Budget: P250
Location: Scout Gandia cor. Scout Reyes, Tomas Morato

 MIEN SAN NOODLE HOUSE   Photo by @  clairechingkoe

MIEN SAN NOODLE HOUSE

Photo by @clairechingkoe

Notes:
- Known for noodle soup
- Limited parking available
- Opens 2nd floor during busy days

Budget: P350
Location: Granada St., Valencia

 CAFE SWEET INSPIRATIONS   Photo by @  iam_la_berna

CAFE SWEET INSPIRATIONS

Photo by @iam_la_berna

Notes:
- Known for Mongolian buffet grill
- Also has an a la carte menu & serves desserts

Budget: P370 for buffet
Location: Katipunan Ave., Loyola Heights

 NIHONBASHITEI   Photo by @  __mialuna

NIHONBASHITEI

Photo by @__mialuna

Notes:
- Offers discounted meal sets during lunch
- Known for ebi tempura & spicy salmon roll

Budget: P600
Location: Vizio Building, Tomas Morato Ave., Tomas Morato

 DAMPA SA LIBIS  Photo by @ kingpeterprete

DAMPA SA LIBIS

Photo by @kingpeterprete

Notes:
- Buy fresh seafood from the adjacent market & have them cook it for you
- Has both open air & indoor seating

Budget: P300
Location: E. Rodriguez Jr. Ave., Libis

 THE FRAZZLED COOK   Photo by @  thefrazzledcook

THE FRAZZLED COOK

Photo by @thefrazzledcook

Notes:
- Converted house & mismatched chairs gives a homey ambiance
- Previously in San Juan

Budget: P550
Location: Scout Gandia St., Laging Handa, Tomas Morato

 LUDO BOARDGAME CAFE   Photo by @  ishashime

LUDO BOARDGAME CAFE

Photo by @ishashime

Notes:
- Must order to play
- Best to go with friends
- Can purchase boardgames

Budget: P450
Location: Scout Fuentebella cor. Scout Torillo, Tomas Morato

 RODIC'S DINER  Photo by @ jm.balatbat

RODIC'S DINER

Photo by @jm.balatbat

Notes:
- Famous for their no frills tapsilog
- Original branch inside UP
- Best dipped in vinegar

Budget: P125
Location: Congressional Ave. Ext. cor. TM Kalaw St., Tandang Sora


STAY


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