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It was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the second President of the Philippines, who founded the city and developed it to replace Manila as the national capital for 28 years from 1948 to 1976.
It is the site of many government offices, including the Batasang Pambansa Complex, and also hosts the University of the Philippines Diliman and Ateneo de Manila University.
Quezon Memorial Circle
A national park and shrine located in Quezon City. The park is an ellipse bounded by the Elliptical Road. Its main feature is a mausoleum containing the remains of Manuel L. Quezon, the second President of the Philippines, and his wife, First Lady Aurora Quezon.
Quezon Memorial Shrine
Pambansang Pang-alaalang Dambana ni Quezon / National Memorial Shrine of Quezon
A monument and national shrine dedicated to former Philippine President Manuel Quezon located within the grounds of Quezon Memorial Circle. It also houses a museum at its base.
The remains of former President Manuel Quezon was transferred to the Quezon Memorial Shrine from the Manila North Cemetery on August 1, 1979.The remains of Aurora Aragon Quezon, was likewise transferred to the shrine on April 28, 2005.
Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center
A 22.7-hectare zoological and botanical garden located in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. It was named after Benigno S. “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr.
It has a lagoon, an aquarium, a playground, botanical garden and a Wildlife Rescue Center, which the Department of Environment and Natural Resources uses as a temporary shelter where confiscated, retrieved, donated, sick, abandoned, and injured wild animals are placed to be taken care of.
La Mesa Ecopark
A 33 hectare park located in the La Mesa Watershed. The park was opened to the public in 2004 to generate income to help with the reforestation of the area surrounding the watershed and to create funds for the watershed’s maintenance.
The primary purpose of the park is to “provide opportunities for enjoying healthful outdoor recreation and to serve as outdoor classrooms for environmental education”.
Park Admission Rates
Persons above 3ft PHP 50
3ft & below Free
Quezon City Residents (w/ valid proof of residence) PHP 40
Quezon City Students (w/ valid ID) PHP 20
Quezon City Senior Citizens (w/ valid ID) FREE
Non-Quezon City Senior Citizens PHP 40
SWIMMING POOL (operating hours 8:00 am – 4:00 pm daily)
Persons above 3ft PHP 80
3ft & below PHP 40
-Proper swimming attire is strictly enforced.
-Pool admission rates apply to all who enter pool compound whether they will swim or not.
FISHING PHP 80/kilo; Fishing gear rental PHP 30/day
HORSEBACK RIDING PHP 50 – single; PHP 100 – w/ calesa
BUTTERFLY HAVEN PHP 60/person
BIKE RENTAL PHP 60 – PHP 90/hr
ZIPLINE Slide for Life PHP 200/person
BOW AND ARROW FUN ARCHERY PHP 50/3 arrows
BUNGEE FUN PHP 120/2mins
WATER BIKE RENTAL PHP 60/30 minutes
GENERAL OPERATING HOURS:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily
Open daily including holidays