Here are some tourist attractions in Rizal Province that you might want to visit:
Pinto Art Museum - A museum that showcases contemporary art and culture. It is located in Antipolo City and is known for its beautiful architecture and scenic views.
Hinulugang Taktak - A waterfall located in Antipolo City that has been declared a National Park. It is a popular destination for picnics and swimming.
Daranak Falls - A waterfall located in Tanay, Rizal that is known for its serene beauty and awe-inspiring scenery.
Palo Alto Falls - A waterfall located in Baras, Rizal that is known for its turquoise waters and pristine forests.
Avilon Zoo aims to be one of Southeast Asia's premiere wildlife facilities
Avilon Zoo is currently the largest zoological institution in the Philippines in terms of collection of live animals. The 7.5 hectare facility located in Rodriguez, Rizal houses more than 3,000 specimens of exotic wildlife representing more than 500 species of birds, mammals reptiles, amphibians, freshwater fishes and invertebrates. It is located at 9003 GP Sitio Gulod, San Isidro, 1860 Rodriguez, Rizal.
Pinto Art Museum - the name pinto, which means “door”
The Pinto Art Museum is an exhibition space and contemporary museum located in the Philippines’ historic pilgrimage city of Antipolo outside of Manila. It was founded in 2010 to publicly exhibit the art collection of Filipino neurologist and patron of the arts, Dr. Joven Cuanang. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
The museum is located at #1 Sierra Madre Street, Grand Heights Subdivision in Barangay San Roque in Antipolo.
The windmill farm is situated in the mountains overlooking Laguna de Bay
Windmill Farm is a 30-megawatt wind farm located in the province of Rizal, Philippines. It was constructed by the Ayala Corporation and started commercial operations in 2015. The farm consists of 27 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 1.1 MW. The wind farm is situated in the mountains overlooking Laguna de Bay to harness the southwest wind traversing the area.
In 2004, the Philippine government approved the construction of a 30MW wind farm in the town of Pililla, Rizal. The project was developed by a consortium of local and foreign companies, and it was the first large-scale wind farm in Southeast Asia. The Pililla Wind Farm is located in Pililla, Rizal.
Mount Daraitan offers a relaxing view of the sea of clouds
Mount Daraitan is one of the popular mountains located in the first-class municipality of Tanay, Rizal. It offers a relaxing view of the sea of clouds, sunrise, the Daraitan river, and scenic views of the Sierra Madre Mountain range. It is located in Barangay Daraitan, Tanay, Rizal. Tinipak River is a river located in Tanay, Rizal. It is known for its clear waters and limestone rock formations.
Here are two ways to get to Mount Daraitan:
1. Via public transportation:
Ride a van or jeep from EDSA-Shaw Crossing to Tanay. (Cost: 70-90 PHP | 1.5 hours)
Take a jeep from Tanay going to Sampaloc. (Cost: 26 PHP | 45 minutes)
Head to Barangay Daraitan via tricycle. (Cost: 100 PHP per person | 30 minutes)
2. Via private car:
Drive along the Tanay-Infanta Road and take a left turn on the Makaira-Daraitan dirt road with a sign that leads to Mt. Daraitan. Follow the road until you reach the river crossing and wooden bridge. You need to pay P20 for motorcycle or P50 per car to cross the bridge.
Masungi Georeserve - the Sapot (Spiderweb), Duyan (Hammock)
Masungi Georeserve is a conservation area and a rustic rock garden tucked in the rainforests of Rizal. It serves as the home for more than 400 documented species of flora and fauna. Masungi’s name is derived from the word “masungki” which translates to “spiked” - an apt description for the sprawling limestone landscape found within.
It is located at Kilometer 47, Marcos Highway, Baras, Rizal, Philippines, 1970. You can request to visit by contacting them through their website.
The Discovery Trail is Masungi Georeserve’s most popular activity which features the Sapot (Spiderweb), Duyan (Hammock) and Nanay and Tatay Viewing Decks. Only persons 13 years of age and above are allowed.