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University of the Philippines

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Off Commonwealth Avenue | Diliman, Quezon City, Luzon 2004, Philippines
63 2 920 5301
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Birding hotspot!

We researched the area and found out that UP is a great birding venue. We went for several hours on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
frog2534
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UP has something for everyone.

Wanna break a sweat? The 2.2-km academic oval is there for joggers and bikers. You can also jog... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
charcel27
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“academic oval” (35 reviews)
“sunken garden” (40 reviews)
“alma mater” (19 reviews)
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Off Commonwealth Avenue | Diliman, Quezon City, Luzon 2004, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank frog2534
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank charcel27
Reviewed November 22, 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

Thank 200imeldad
Reviewed November 7, 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

Thank JahWarriorL
Reviewed November 7, 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

Thank RobiTecson
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

It was such a pleasure to visit this place. I'm hoping that I can enter this place again and explore more the area.

Thank jerome dharyl r
Reviewed September 15, 2017

My boyfriend went took up Architecture here for 1 year then he transferred to Mindanao. He toured me around the university. Very refreshing place, and the foods around are amazing. We jogged here also.

Thank queenmary28
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

It's free to jog and walk around in the campus on Sundays. Open to the public, just make sure to enter through the University Avenue. You won't feel like you are in Metro Manila. The huge campus is lined by old, beautiful trees. Visit the...More

Thank travelbugph2015
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Cine Adarna/Film Institute- for music festival venue is amazing. the music is Audible, coolness was just fine and a huge stage which will accommodate choirs. Bahay ng Alumni- Venue for anniversary- nice place. Had our two nights missions conference and anniversary. For this events, had...More

Thank Vivien M
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Visiting UP is a fun and economical way to spend Sundays with the family.The UP academic oval is vehicle-free every Sunday making it a perfect place to jog, walk, or bike. Families can enjoy a picnic at the Sunken Garden or at the UP grand...More

Thank ybogel
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