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“90%+ SEWER WATER AND THE REST IS...”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Pasig River

Pasig River
Ranked #120 of 130 things to do in Manila
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Portland, Oregon
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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
“90%+ SEWER WATER AND THE REST IS...”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

I really pity this river that is located in the wrong place and at the right time...In the wrong place because all the sewer water of the Metro Manila flows down into its stream...The smell is not pleasant if you are near the river...The current of this river "changes" as water rises in the bay...If the Manila Bay is rising then the current will be flowing back to the city or else vice-versa...At the right time because this river is the main channel for business mobility around the area...Although it is what it is right now, rich history surrounded this river in all ages...

Visited November 2012
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Taguig City, Philippines
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“Famous Landmark”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

This is a famous landmark in Guadalupe, normally passed by everyday. Smell is not so good so this place might not be good especially for the people who live with in the area. When we visited this place it was summer and we saw some children who are having fun in swimming. But as you can see the river is not good because it’s dirty for them.

Visited March 2013
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“sad filthy river”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

i understand that Pasig river plays an important part in history but right now it can no longer be considered a tourist destination. the river is in terrible condition but again it is better compared to years before. local officials please do something! also, relocate all informal settlers in metro manila most especially those who live adjacent to bridges and in bodies of water because they contribute a lot to pollution. enforce law with an iron fist because the people in the metro have no discipline especially when it comes to environmental awareness!

Visited July 2013
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nygel6
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“Dirty Dirty Dirty”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

What else?... Dirty place... what a waste from the delta in Manila to pasig... It is so dirty! they really should step up in urban renewal without forgetting the beloved Pasig River... Pls..

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Marikina, Philippines
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“Pasig River”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

This is just beside Marikina. Whenever I visit my friends there. I always see this place and always disappointed, nothing is changing, it is still full of trash, the water is all black and it smells bad. Whatever happened to this place that was not preserved and maintained. It used to be beautiful whenever I see old pictures of it now its boring and dull - dry.

Visited February 2013
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