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“UP Diliman forever!”

University of the Philippines
Ranked #3 of 80 things to do in Quezon City
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 19, 2014

The acacia trees forming a cathedral of leaves over the tree-lined avenues is one of the top attractions of UP Diliman. Due to this canopy of leaves and branches, jogging, walking, even commuting becomes a lot cooler and more bearable.

Architecture watchers will find something to like among its buildings, from pre-war Benitez and Malcolm Hall to the 1950's futuristic Church of the Holy Sacrifice - a church with a central plan that looks like a visitor from outer space, to the new constructions sprouting everywhere in the campus.

The famous Sunken Garden can exhibit dusty brown to verdant green, depending on the season and the rainfall. Afternoons there can be relaxing.

The sun setting over UP Diliman can be very romantic, turning everything into a fiery golden yellow.

Food is varied and yummy, from the humble kwek-kwek to more expensive dinners at the Chocolate Kiss Cafe, and is guaranteed to be enjoyable.

Thank Ermaximum
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

PM walks are best. Library best place to hang around. Or bring out a book and enjoy the sunken garden beside it. Open chapel, can be accessed from any portal, 360 degrees. Reasonably priced dormitories (coed or exclusive to the sexes) safe for students. Accessible to private & public commute. Entrance exam required to qualify

Thank MayetRomero
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

I went here, Sunday. Celebrating an event " Short and Sweet Manila 2014". I was here to actually watch the plays and along with it, to hang around the school. I am not really familiar with the place, so just decided to ride a cab and go straight to Palma Hall. It was good outside, typical building in a university and once you get inside, you will see that it's already outdated but I believe it is still being taken care of. Still as wide area as ever up until going up to Guerrero Theater but somehow dark because of the lights. Still I enjoyed paying a visit to this school and seeing the greeneries of this school.

Thank Ayan M
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is where can you find that much trees and green grasses right in the center of a busy city. It caters the most diverse personalities. They opened this for joggers and cyclers so suits those sports enthusiasts. For the laybacks, you can lay in the grasses in the sunken garden while you watch different students play and practice for their reports. If you're looking for a romantic private place, there's a lot of shady areas either in the Lagoon, Beta way or just find any place that are filled with trees but make sure to keep your eyes open for pick pockets and robbers. And since this is a university, there's a lot of libraries that our geeks can go anytime they want (just bring proper ID for outsiders) Awww... i miss this place a lot especially before when there's not much cars present in the area.

Thank adomika
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Reviewed January 5, 2014

I like going here because of the ever famous Mang Larry's Isawan. I also go here for Chocolate Kiss which is one of my favorite restaurants near our place. If I feel like it, I jog here at night. Maybe in the future, I would ride a bike as well.

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