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Wawa Dam

M. H. Del Pilar Street, Rodriguez, Rizal, Philippines

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About Wawa Dam

A huge gravity dam which was located in the heart of the Philippines which was constructed over the Marikina River.   It used to be the only source of water for Manila until Angat Dam was built and Wawa was abandoned in 1968.


Attractions near Wawa Dam

Pamitinan Cave0.47km from Wawa Dam

Pamitinan Cave is where Andres Bonifacio and seven katipuneros made their pilgrimage and covenant for freedom during the April Holy Week in 1895, a year before the outbreak of the Philippine Revolution, the first revolution in Asia. It is also known as the Cave of Bernando Carpio. It is just the numerous cave with spectacular rock formation form the majestic limestone crags of the Montalban Gorge. It is declared as a National Geological Monument .

Avilon Zoo4.69km from Wawa Dam

Avilon Zoo is a 7.5-hectare zoo located in Barrio San Isidro, Rodriguez, Rizal, Philippines. It is operated by the Avilon Wildlife Conservation Foundation, which also operates the Ark Avilon Zoo. It is currently the largest zoological institution in the Philippines in terms of land area and collection of animals.

La Mesa Nature Reserve11.99km from Wawa Dam

La Mesa Nature Reserve is called the lungs of Metro Manila because it absorbs around 3% of the total carbon emission of the metropolis. The reserve is home to La Mesa Dam, Metro Manila’s main source of drinking water. It offers activities such as trekking, trail running, mountain biking , birdwatching, tree walking , and tree planting and so more.

La Mesa Ecopark12.9km from Wawa Dam

La Mesa Ecopark is a wild jungle carved into a forested recreation park in 2004. Inside, the park features towering trees, botanical gardens, camping grounds, educational facilities, and several sports activities.  It is open for walking, running, birdwatching, and for other activities.

Balara Filters Park14.55km from Wawa Dam

The Balara Filters Park is a 60-hectare park located in the Diliman village of Pansol in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, adjacent to the University of the Philippines Diliman main campus. It is bounded by Katipunan Avenue on the west, Capitol Hills Golf and Country Club on the north, and the upscale, gated village of La Vista along its south and east.

Also known as OLA Church, this Spanish-era church is located along J. P. Rizal Street in Santa Elena. The church was started by the Augustinians in 1687 and was finished in 1690. On October 21, 1791, the whole parish was consecrated under the Marian title, Nuestra Sra. Delos Desamparados, the second oldest parish in the Philippines after that of Sta.

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Quezon City also known as is a highly urbanized city and the most populous city in the Philippines. It was founded by and named after Manuel L. Quezon, the 2nd President of the Philippines.