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Rizal Province Islands Philippines
Rizal Province Natural Attractions
Daranak Falls (Bgy. Tandang Kutyo, Tanay, Rizal)
A favorite location shooting area of most local and international movies and advertising outfits in the country, Daranak Falls nestles quietly at the foot of the Tanay mountains, preserved with the natural vegetation, complemented with beautiful waterfalls, ponds, and rivers cascading through elaborate tropical trees and plants. This 14-meter high falls is truly a refreshing site.
Batlag Falls (Tanay, Rizal)
Further up the mountain, a smaller yet enchanting falls called Batlag Falls will transport you to another natural paradise. Swimming in the cool and flowing water of the falls around a forested vicinity will truly inspire people to preserve and protect this natural wonder.
Talim Island (Binangonan, Rizal)
It is the island where 17 coastal barangays of the municipality of Binangonan are located. They are situated along the shores of Laguna de Bay where fishing is a thriving industry.
Overlooking View (Sumulong Highway, Antipolo City)
An area on top of a mountain along Sumulong Highway where one can have a splendid view of the metropolis. There are several nipa huts that serve as a drinking area for the people who would like to enjoy the view.
Pililla View Area (Sitio Bugarin, Pililla, Rizal)
Located along the a winding mountain road stretching 2 kilometers along Sitio Bugarin, this viewing area is on top of a mountain overlooking Laguna Lake and the horizon outlines of Mts. Makiling and Banahaw.
Susong Dalaga (Bgy. Sapang, Talim Island, Binangonan, Rizal)
A 200 meter-high mountain shaped like a virgin’s breast. A trek to this mountain challenges the grit, perseverance, and physical stamina of hikers. But once they are at the top, a rewarding feeling of “being high” comes by looking at the scenic Laguna Lake and its pristine surroundings.
Uugong Arts and Cultural Parks (Bgy. Bombongan, Morong, Rizal)
Owned by Rafael Pacheco, where he conducts his art workshops, demonstrations, and lectures, it is also a perfect hideaway from the maddening crowd of the metropolis and a nature sanctuary. One can enjoy a three-in-one view of Morong with its four-centuries old bell tower.
Hinulugang Taktak (Taktak Road, Antipolo City)
The town of Antipolo has been traditionally known for Hinulugang Taktak Falls, even before World War II. The mountain resort has picnic cottages, a swimming pool, artificial paths, and steps to view the waterfalls. During the month of May, cultural concerts and plays are held in the area fronting the waterfalls.