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University of the Philippines

Off Commonwealth Avenue | Diliman, Quezon City, Luzon 2004, Philippines
63 2 920 5301
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Nice to Drive Around the Campus Complex of the Top University

UP ranks #1 in higher education in the Philippines. We were able to drive around the campus and my... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
healthyeater2013
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Ferndale, Washington
My AlmaMater

It was so nice to reminisce my college years! We went to watch Haruki Murakami`s film Tony... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Ferry A
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San Mateo, Rizal, Philippines
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  • Average8%
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Off Commonwealth Avenue | Diliman, Quezon City, Luzon 2004, Philippines
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63 2 920 5301
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

UP ranks #1 in higher education in the Philippines. We were able to drive around the campus and my sister who graduated from UP pointed out various colleges and buildings. Some roads were closed so we were unable to reach her building, she majored in...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

It was so nice to reminisce my college years! We went to watch Haruki Murakami`s film Tony Takitani. The university has changed over the years. There are new buildings amidst the old ones of my youth. Ikot jeepneys still traverse the streets. But the recent...More

Thank Ferry A
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The entrance to the university is very impressive. I was lucky to come here with a local student so had a very interesting tour of the grounds and there are things to see here if you get to this part of the busy Manila.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

UP campus - the road around the Sunken Garden is closed for Sunday joggers, cyclists, and people of all ages enjoying each other’s company. Vendors of banana, camote, ice cream, bean curd “taho” and corn are busy within the area. My 3-year-old granddaughter looks forward...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I went to college here and now I hold office inside the campus. There is a place for everyone in campus. There is so much space to jog, bike, walk or just sit and admire nature. If you get hungry there are so many places...More

Thank Chi Laigo V
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We researched the area and found out that UP is a great birding venue. We went for several hours on two different days and found many species! The campus is beautiful with lots of green spaces and lovely old trees! It was easy to walk...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Wanna break a sweat? The 2.2-km academic oval is there for joggers and bikers. You can also jog around other spots in the campus, such as in the College of Science complex. Wanna relax or unwind? You may sit on one of the benches along...More

1  Thank charcel27
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The UP Diliman is one of the few remaining oasis left in Manila. Apart from it reputation as an excellent academic institution, UP is famed for its tree-lined avenues, a sunken garden, and the famous Oblation statue. It also boasts of good cafes inside the...More

1  Thank 200imeldad
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Well I run/climb the mountains and trails but its always hard for me to go to any mountains outside the metro but when I tried running @UP Academic Oval it was for me one of the most precious location here in Quezon City where you...More

1  Thank JahWarriorL
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Economic and fun. A great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city life. It has a clear panoramic view of the sky.There are also trees surrounding the area so if you arrived a little late when the sun is already up,...More

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henry n
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You can head to the Malcolm Hall at the UP College of Law or in any of the college buildings surrounding the oval.
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