2 Parks to explore in Marikina
Marikina is known as the "Shoe Capital of the Philippines" for its famous shoe industry. It is the biggest manufacturer of shoes in the Philippines, producing almost 70% of shoes made in the country.
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.
The Marikina River Park is a system of parks, trails, open spaces and recreation facilities along an 11-kilometer stretch of the Marikina River in Marikina, eastern Metro Manila, Philippines. It is a popular area for camping, jogging, biking, and other outdoor activities not just for Marikina residents but also for those from nearby cities in Metro Manila.