Quezon City

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Visit Quezon City

The most populated city in Metro Manila is also one of the most exciting, with iconic monuments, glittering malls and scenic escapes.

Travel the breadth of Quezon City and you will pass districts with all kinds of food to sample, exciting entertainment hubs and even serene pockets of nature. This multifaceted destination promises art galleries, stylish shopping malls and captivating historic sights. To get to the heart of Metro Manila, visit Quezon City.

Discover a city that was designed and intended as a new capital for the Philippines. President Manuel L. Quezon commissioned the building of a city named after him in 1938, making this district one of the newest parts of Metro Manila.

Head straight to the heart of the city in Quezon Memorial Circle. This national park features a famous monument to its namesake president, as well as a play area for children.

Visit the QCX Museum, which has interactive exhibits dedicated to the social history of the region. Use the interactive tablets found throughout the museum to learn about the legacy of President Quezon.

Sample the flavors of the Philippines in Maginhawa, the food center of Quezon City. This constantly evolving neighborhood offers a plethora of restaurants serving both tasty Filipino and international dishes. Alternate between its street food trucks and buzzing casual restaurants for a culinary exploration of Metro Manila’s food scene.

Escape from the constant bustle of the city into La Mesa Eco Park. Cycle around shaded paths that circle a lake or hike across the forests here. This park is rather vast and some travelers hire guides to help show them around.

Become part of a painting at Art in Island. This unique gallery gives visitors the chance to pose in 3-D paintings for eye-catching photos. It is worth setting aside several hours to enjoy every aspect of this fun museum.

Quezon City is one of the northernmost cities in Metro Manila. Ride the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) from Manila City to reach the city center. Public transport systems run throughout the city.

Go to Quezon City between November and May for the best weather and festive celebrations.

Top hotels in Quezon City

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Novotel Manila Araneta City Hotel
Novotel Manila Araneta City Hotel
4 out of 5
P4,293
per night
Feb 17 - Feb 18

This family-friendly Quezon City hotel is located on the boardwalk, just steps away from Gateway Mall and Smart Araneta Coliseum. Kia Theater and Art In Island ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (625 reviews)

"Complimentary parking on a busy location. Ralph Cruz from the buffet did an above and beyond service to us that we truly appreciate. Thanks for having people like him in your team."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

Novotel Manila Araneta City Hotel
Seda Vertis North
Seda Vertis North
4.5 out of 5
Astra cor. Lux Drives, Vertis North, Quezon City
P5,865
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7

Located in Diliman, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of TriNoma and SM North EDSA. Rizal Park and Manila Ocean Park are also within 9 mi (15 km). ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (340 reviews)

"It was an OK property . So much room for improvement. Buffet breakfast was always a chaos - not for someone who wants peace and quiet. Free Parking was a major plus. No real good view so better off using the block off curtains all the time. OK rooms - big space to move around."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

Seda Vertis North
Eastwood Richmonde Hotel
Eastwood Richmonde Hotel
4 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P4,148
per night
Feb 15 - Feb 16

Located in Bagumbayan, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Medical City and within 6 miles (10 km) of Smart Araneta Coliseum and SM North EDSA. Fort Bonifacio ...

3.9/5Good! (308 reviews)

"near exactly to the mall"…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Eastwood Richmonde Hotel

Popular things to do in Quezon City

Rizal Park
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Rizal Park

4/5(1 review)

Discover the uplifting story of the Philippines’ national hero in this lovely park renamed in his honour.

Baywalk
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Baywalk

Work out, chill out and dine out at Manila’s popular panoramic playground.

Top activities in Quezon City

Taal Volcano Full-Day Trekking Adventure
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Taal Volcano Full-Day Trekking Adventure

P8,070

Hike up one of the Philippines' second-most-active volcano on this full-day tour. Take a scenic boat ride on Taal Lake, ride on a horseback across spectacular black lava flows and look down on the stunning vista from the summit of Taal Volcano.

Old & New City Half-Day Tour
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Old & New City Half-Day Tour

P2,437

Take a journey through Manila and explore its rich history, fascinating architecture and ancient buildings. Discover the Philippines' financial capital in bustling Makati City, the historic American Cemetery & Memorial, and the ancient walled-city of Intramuros—a remnant of Manila's colonial past.

Corregidor Island Full-Day Excursion
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Corregidor Island Full-Day Excursion

P7,384

Escape to a historic World War II island fortress on this full-day tour to Corregidor Island. Explore major battle sites & barrack ruins, visit the Pacific War Memorial, discover Malinta Tunnel, and enjoy scenic views of Manila Bay from the island's historic lighthouse.

Tagaytay Ridge & Manila City Tour
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Tagaytay Ridge & Manila City Tour

P6,009

Begin the day with a drive to the picturesque city of Tagaytay. Located on a ridge 2,250 feet (686 m) above sea level, it offers a panoramic view of Taal Lake and Volcano. After lunch, return to Metro Manila, visit bustling Makati, and see San Agustin Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Full-Day City & Museum Tour
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Full-Day City & Museum Tour

P5,500

Discover Manila's rich history, cultural heritage and architectural grandeur on this full-day tour. Stroll through the ancient walled city of Intramuros, explore the Philippines' financial capital in Makati City, and visit ancient churches and historic museums.

Art In Island Museum Admission Ticket
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Art In Island Museum Admission Ticket

P501

Visit: Art in Island, 175 15th Ave. Cubao, Quezon City, Luzon 1109 Philippines Get ready to be blown away by the realistic paintings here in Art In Island Museum, located in the heart of Quezon City, Philippines. With the use of 3D and optical illusion, the paintings become real.

Reviews of Quezon City

3.9

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
42
5 - Excellent 22.82608695652174%
4 - Good
97
4 - Good 52.71739130434783%
3 - Okay
37
3 - Okay 20.108695652173914%
2 - Disappointing
3
2 - Disappointing 1.6304347826086956%
1 - Terrible
5
1 - Terrible 2.717391304347826%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Dec 17, 2019

Crowded

4/5 - Good

Kath

Nov 25, 2019

Qc is good

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 21, 2019

There's a lot of shops and malls all around the city. It's very convenient when you want to shop and dine too.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Nov 17, 2019

Expect very heavy traffic

5/5 - Excellent

Chris1314

Oct 20, 2019

There are specialty shops rights across the hotel. Walking distance to Araneta Coliseum.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 10, 2019

Good city