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Marikina City Footwear Museum

Marikina, Luzon, Philippines
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Shoes on show

I make it a point to visit the more unusual museums in any place I visit and this was the perfect... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Interesting collection

Marikina has always been considered as the "shoe capital" of the Philippines. Thus, when they... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
Manila, Philippines
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“imelda marcos” (13 reviews)
“shoe making” (4 reviews)
“metro manila” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Marikina, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

I make it a point to visit the more unusual museums in any place I visit and this was the perfect stop. The museum isn't very large so you don't have time to get bored and with an entrance fee of PHP50, it isn't hard...More

Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Marikina has always been considered as the "shoe capital" of the Philippines. Thus, when they thought of opening a shoe museum, they immediately thought of having one in the city. The Footwear Museum of Marikina is now simply called the "Shoe Museum." It was opened...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed September 13, 2017

This museum is nice since you will have a chance to see different shoes worn by personalities such as former presidents, those of First Lady Imelda Marcos, artists, celebrities, and more. However, I observed that this place may be lacking of excitement. It may be...More

Thank Marce M
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

A museum about shoes.. The collection is interesting and the museum was quite nice,, you would see different and unique designs.

Thank Pinky A
Reviewed August 6, 2017

This is a shoemaker's place which for sometime business was booming. I then went here before to purchase two pairs for myself. Later Marikina shoes was overshadowed by some imported brands young people patronized. It is high time to rekindle the love of Philippine products...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Imelda Marcos also known as Iron Butterfly left a tale about her pairs of shoes that rattle the high societies around the globe. The Marcos ruled for 20 years in the Philippines and ousted in 1986, when the protesters came and lurked around the Malacanang...More

Thank Sathiel
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Nothing very special in fact if you are around the area then its worth the go I guess. There is a P50 entrance fee which is kinda steep for a such a small exhibit. If you are interested in Imelda Marcos' shoe collection then this...More

Thank Sherwin G
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I 've always known it to be as the shoe museum, the exhibits inside are interesting enough to worth a quick visit.

Thank LadySandwich
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Marikina City is better known in the Philippines as the nation’s shoe capital, wherein shoe-making is the main industry, and that you can buy locally-made footwear at a very affordable price, with world-class quality. Having said so, it is just fitting (no pun intended) to...More

2  Thank Reynel D
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Good for a visit if you have time to spare. Could do with more exhbits . A pleasant couple of hours pastime.

Thank Ex_pat308
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November 6, 2017|
Response from Reynel D | Reviewed this property |
Hello! You can go to Riverbanks in Marikina. They sell good Marikina made shoes there. For restos serving Chinese food, I'm afraid that there aren't restaurants nearby serving Chinese dishes. But I would like to recommend... More