Pasig City Guide
Pasig City, Philippines

Pasig City Guide | Things to See & Do, Restaurants & Shopping


Pasig City (Filipino: Lungsod ng Pasig) is a highly urbanized eastern city in the Philippines, located on the island of Luzon. It was once the capital of the Rizal province before becoming a member of the conurbation of cities that comprise Metro Manila, the country’s National Capital Region.

It is bordered on the west by the cities of Quezon and Mandaluyong, on the north by Marikina, on the south by Makati, Taguig, and the municipality of Pateros, and on the east by the municipality of Cainta in Rizal province. The Pasig River flows through it, connecting Laguna Bay to Manila Bay. In fact , the name Pasig, which is taken from a Hindu word, literally refers to a body of water that connects two bodies of water.

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Pasig is an excellent starting point for seeing the remainder of Metro Manila, including some of the most prominent districts. Key business districts like as Makati and Mandaluyong, as well as Quezon City’s leading educational institutions, lie close beyond its limits. Pasig is served by major roads such as EDSA and C-5, as well as two MRT stations, making it simpler to get throughout the city. For individuals whose work take them to significant local commercial centers such as Eastwood City, Bonifacio Global City, or San Juan, living here may be both inexpensive and handy.

Transportation is also prioritized inside the city; Pasig is one of the few local government units having a designated office for transportation concerns. The city has started many programs to encourage the use of bicycles, including the installation of a network of bike lanes and bicycle-sharing stations to make key roadways more bike-friendly. Local public transit is also being modernized, with electric tricycles and jeepneys replacing outdated polluting vehicles.

Getting Around Pasig City

Jeepneys, tricycles, and pedicabs are available throughout the city, as are tricycles and pedicabs in smaller residential districts. A jeepney may be taken from Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City all the way to the center of Pasig, which includes the Pasig City Hall and the Pasig Public Market (Pasig Palengke).

Taxis are also available throughout the city. App-based taxi booking Pool and ride-sharing or carpool service similar to Uber are also available for a more comfortable commute.

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City Guide: Pasig City - Things to See & Do, Restaurants & Shopping

Polly Amora

Polly Amora is the general manager of a privately owned corporation in Manila, Philippines. She is a life-long learner who is extroverted to the extreme, knows four languages, is loud and outspoken, and enjoys adventure in the mountains, the beach, and the city. You can throw her wherever and she'll handle it like a pro. Her weaknesses include ice cream and beer.

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