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Yes, it's true a very nice place and ambiance to run. A public university which they let people to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Best Place to Run in Quezon City

I love to run here in the academic oval every morning. The acacia trees along the route is a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Manila, Philippines
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Off Commonwealth Avenue | Diliman, Quezon City, Luzon 2004, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yes, it's true a very nice place and ambiance to run. A public university which they let people to come and run. Very near city center. Not polluted, with lots of trees, and safe. Good for health conscious and runners..

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ciom2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love to run here in the academic oval every morning. The acacia trees along the route is a refreshing site to behold. I love that there is an exclusive land for joggers and bikers. The good thing is on Sundays, the oval is off...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank moscow2020
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The UP Diliman Campus is a feast for the sore eyes tired of the unsightly surroundings in the congested and polluted environment of the Metropolitan Manila. The wide avenues of the main thoroughfair are bordered by acacia trees which are probably half century old already....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mariano v
Reviewed January 2, 2019

There's lots to see and do in UP - beautiful foliage, installation art, and activity in different parts of the campus. If you find yourself with a few hours, I suggest you find a place to park, then walk around or take a ride on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VoyagerCatherine
Reviewed December 12, 2018

The UP Campus is one of the best places in Quezon City. You can walk/jog or bike around the academic oval especially on Sundays.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan654846
Reviewed December 11, 2018

UP Diliman is the country's premier university, but it's also a green oasis--with lots of spaces for walking and cycling, and just hanging out on the grass with family--in the middle of a busy metropolis. There are many small but interesting eating places on campus,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jose D
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Always have my early morning jog here. Cons: no public toilet nearby, (at least for non-students) you need to walk about 500m to reach one

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tyntyn M
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Great offering from the University of the Philippines for a free open area performance by the Philharmonic Orchestra! Cultural event together with academic excellence!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank allende
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Of cours we love our own, but it does not mean I will glorify for the wrong reasons! UNP have evolved better and better, kudos to the administration and management. Not all of their departments are of global quality, though. Like many government agencies, many...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Pulsoi
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I served this University as former faculty and Dean for about twenty years and i can say it is the best university for intellectual stimulation and development. The academic programmes are excellent and the campus is beautiful and conducive the learning!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Delia B
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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.