Article: Tourist attractions: Special Interest -
28 Sep 2007
Tourist attractions in the City of Antipolo include several special areas of interest.
Special Areas of Interest in Antipolo include the followng tourist attractions.
Valley Golf and Country Club (Sumulong Highway, Antipolo City) The land area, terrain, and topography of the valley meet the criteria for a standard championship golf course. The clubhouse is the venue for special events and fellowship of club members and guests. East Ridge Golf Club (Binangonan, Rizal)
Art Appreciation Tours Angono, Binangonan, Tanay, and Morong abound with art houses where traditional and contemporary paintings and masterpieces are arrayed for public viewing, allowing visitors to imbibe the culture and artistic genius of the Filipino. The galleries of Vicente Manansala in Binangonan; the galleries of Blanco and Nemiranda in Angono; the Pacheco Gallery in Morong; and the Angono Art Galleries are excellent sources of artworks by the artists of Rizal.
Nature Tripping Nature tripping near Manila can be had to your heart’s content in any of Rizal’s natural sites. Try the Daranak Falls in Tanay, or troop to Talim Island to savor the finest catch of the lake.
Food Tripping Rizal is well known for its bountiful harvest of fruits and the equally plentiful catch from Laguna de Bay. Many native-styled restaurants rise above fishponds and beneath shaded groves, serving freshwater fish cooked to specifications. Cainta is famous for coco jam, a sticky-sweet concoction eaten with bread. In summer, the stalls around the Cathedral of Antipolo sell hot cashew nuts, suman (sticky rice delicacies), and freshly-picked duhat (local blackberries).