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Marikina Map, Philippines

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Marikina Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Marikina with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Marikina useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Marikina!

Marikina Sightseeing

Yet, the most coveted eye candy is the world’s largest pair of shoes. An icon of the rich shoe industry of the Marikeños, the shoes measure 529 centimeters (5.29 meters) long and 237 centimeters (2.37 meters) wide. They are proudly made of genuine leather and can fit thirty people inside them. It also took the shoemakers 77 days to finish the pair. read more

Marikina History

With the coming of the Jesuits in 1630, these missionaries built the Jesus de la Peña (Jesus of the Rocks) Chapel that marked the Marikeños foundation of Christianity. This little town was then known as Mariquina. Back then, because the area was blessed with fertile soil, the natives living along the river converted Mariquina into rich farmlands that produced an abundant supply of rice and vegetables. With the help... read more

Marikina Nightlife

Just like any other city, Marikina transforms into another world as soon as darkness meets the last remnants of the day. As city lights illuminate the surroundings, night clubs, cafes, parks, and other establishments also begin to buzz with life. Students take advantage of the wee hours of the night to relax and unwind after a grueling day at the university. Likewise, couples also frequent high class restaurants. Party... read more

Marikina Travel Guide

Marikina has long been popular for its export-quality shoes. The business paved way to thousands of jobs for the inhabitants of the city. Today, the most famous shoes are displayed on the city's Shoe Museum. This art center also houses a part of Imelda Marcos' shoe collection. read more

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