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Tagaytay City is the Philippines' second summer capital, next
to Baguio. The accessing highway offers a breathtaking sight
of the world famous Taal formation, a crater within an island
within a lake. Coconut groves dot the ridges of Tagaytay and
classy accomoda tions give the visiting tourist the pleasures
of relaxation and at the same time, wide opportunities to enjoy
the magnificient view of Taal.
Location : Tagaytay City
How to get there : The area could be reached from Metro
Manila via the Coastal Road or the South Superhighway. BLTB buses
from Pasay, Metro Manila having a destination signboard of Nasugbu
or Balayan ply the route passing Tagaytay City. If going through
the South Superhighway, take the Carmona exit and drive down
through Silang up to the entrance of Tagaytay City.
Travel time : 1 1/2 to 2 hours' drive from Manila.
is approximately 56 Kms.
away from Manila (Rizal Monument)
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Source of Information:
Department of Tourism, Philippines
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Palace In The Sky
Originally designed to be the presidential guest house of former
president Ferdinand Marcos, this complex was not completed. It
is, however, now open to the public as a vantage area for viewing
a 360 degree profile of Taal Volcano. It is within the Tagaytay
Location : Tagaytay City
How to get there : The place is a short drive from the
Aguinaldo Highway in Tagaytay City.
Travel time : 15 minutes' drive from Aguinaldo Highway.
The Flower Farm
On a windy slope of a hill in Tagaytay City sprawls a flower
farm that keeps Manila abloom whole year round. The five-hectare
flower farm has many varieties of flowers such as chrysanthemums
with assorted colors, gerberas, carnations, roses, and anthuriums.
Location : Barangay Guinhawa, Tagaytay City
How to get there : From Tagaytay City, the farm is a brief
10-minute drive from the Aguinaldo Highway.
St. Anne's Shrine
The shrine is a small garden where a grotto of the Virgin Mary
stands. The shrubbery and flowers are well-trimmed and well-cared
for. There is even a small grass clearing in front of the grotto
which is conducive to quite reflection.
Location : Barangay Sungay, Tagaytay City
How to get there : From Manila, take BLTB buses that pass
by Barangay Silang Crossing to the Tagaytay Marker. Here, one
can alight to take a utility jeep leading to the Barangay Sungay
where the gate of the Shrine can be spotted along the road.
Travel time : About 2 hours' drive from Manila.