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    1. Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife

    Location: Elliptical Road, Quezon City

    Description: Quezon City's very own zoological and botanical garden situated near the Quezon Memorial Circle is a haven for young and old nature lovers. The 80 hectare complex of wooden areas is replete with wildlife and is conducive for picknicking or for promenading. The park is also equipped with children's playground and a man-made lagoon for boating. Specimen of the country's flora and fauna including the famous monkey-eating eagle are found here.

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Lemonade Stand

Start your children on the road to business success by teaching them the basics of running their own lemonade stand. An actual stand isn’t necessary, you can bring out a small table and chairs for the kids too. If it is a hot and sunny day, provide a beach umbrella for the kids and their customers to get out of the sun. Lemonade Stand

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    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview". Get off right at the Quezon Memorial Circle and wlak towards the park.

    Travel Time: Approximately 45 minutes.

    2. Philippine Heart Center for Asia

    Location: East Avenue, Q.C. (across Central Bank)

    Description: The Heart Foundation of Asia along East Avenue in Quezon City is one of the city's prominent places of interest and is among the pet projects of the Former First Lady Imelda R, Marcos. Equipped with modern and sensitive cardiological instruments, facilities and laboratory especially designed to help those with heart ailments. The center is also intended to serve patients from other Asian countries. During its very impressive inauguration on February 14, 1975, heart specialists and surgeons all over the world graced the historic occasion. With its coming into being, the Center projected the Philippines as one of the leaders in cardiac research and specialization in this part of the world.

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, Hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview". Get off at Quezon City hall and hail another PUJ going to East Avenue.

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes.

    3. Lung Center of the Philippines

    Location: Quezon Avenue, Q.C.

    Description: Lung Center became operational in 1980. It provides modern facilities, methods and services in the treatment of respiratory ailments.

    How to get there?: From T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview". Get off right at the Lung Center.

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour.

    4. Araneta Center

    Location: Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon city

    Description: Prior to the building of the Makati Commercial Center, the Araneta Center serves as the total shopping center for every Filipino. It is called the city's business heart; at the center are all kinds of commercial establishment such as theaters, banks, boutiques, department stores, restaurants and many more. Huge department stores in Cubao even offer special discounts to tourists and "Balikbayans".

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Cubao".

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.

    5. Balara Plant Filters

    Location: Diliman, Quezon City

    Description: The Balara Plant filters the water from La Mesa Dam and supplies some 600,000 gallons of clean and potable water to the Metro Manila area.

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview". Get off at the Glo-ri Supermart along Don Msariano Marcos Avenue. Then hail another PUJ going to the "Old Balara".

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

    6. Himlayang Pilipino Memorial Park

    Location: Tandang Sora, Quezon City

    Description: This memorial park in Tandang Sora District is a tourist spot in its own right. Its magnificent landscape and monuments are something to behold. The parks includes the memorial of Melchora Aquino, more popularly known as "Tandang Sora", one of the heroes of the Philippine Revolution and, officially, the heroine of Quezon City. Another breathtaking sculpture monument here is that of "Malakas and Maganda", the Philippines' own version of "Adam and Eve".

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street hail a PUJ going to "Fairview". Get off at the Glo-ri Supermart corner Tandang Sora along the Dom Mariano Marcos Avenue. Then hail another PUJ going to "Tandang Sora".

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

    7. Tomas Morato and Timog Avenue Tourist Belt Area

    Location: Tomas Morato, Quezon City

    Description: Quezon City has its own "Tourist Belt," found in the once quiet district of Kamuning, The Tomas Morato and Timog Avenues and a portion of Quezon Avenue are now dotted with luxurious and exquisite restaurants, disco houses, night clubs, sauna clinics, and other shops.

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ with the signboard "Fairview or Project 8." Get off at the Delta Circle along Quezon Avenue. Take another PUJ going to Timog Avenue.

    Travel Time: Approximately 40 minutes.

    8. Fiesta Carnival Complex

    Location: Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City

    Description: Originally conceived for the fun-loving children; it is situated within the heart of the Araneta Center. The carnival offers merry rides and sideshows at minimal prices.

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Cubao." Get off at Cubao, Fiesta Carnival is a 10-minute walk from the highway.

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour.

    9. Amoranto Stadium

    Location: A. Roces Avenue, Quezon City

    Description: The stadium was built in honor of the former Mayor of Quezon City, Norberto S. amoranto (circa 1954-1976). For the athletes, the stadium is their analgesia. The stadium boasts of a track and field, a volleyball court, a tennis court and a swimming pool.

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview." Get off at the corner street of A. Roces Avenue. From here, walk or get another PUJ going to the stadium.

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour.

    10. La Mesa Dam Water Reservoir

    Location: Novaliches, Quezon City

    Description: The biggest water reservoir in Metropolitan Manila. The dam supplies the water needs of the NCR residents.

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview/Lagro." Get off at Lagro and take a tricycle going to La Mesa Dam.

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

    11. Brass Memorial

    Location: Corner of EDSA and Quezon Avenue, fronting the Manila seedling bank.

    Description: the 45-foot-high handcrafted brass monument was done by noted sculptor Ed Castrillo in figurative expressionist style. The towering structure depicts a symbolic interplay of 3 figures familiar to those who were around during the martial law years; the martyred hero, the Philippine flag and Inang Bayan.

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue to T.M. Kalaw Streets, hail a PUJ bound for "Fairview" and get off right in front of the memorial.

    Travel Time: Approximately 45 minutes.

    12. Philippine Nuclear Research Institute

    Location: Commonwelath Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City

    Description: The white-domed and egg-shaped structure is considered as one of the most advanced atomic research centers in Asia. It conducts experiments on the uses of atomic energy.

    How to get there?: From Taft Avenue or T.M. Kalaw Street, hail a Fairview bound PUJ. Get off right in front of the Atomic Center.

    Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour.

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