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Marikina City Footwear Museum

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Marikina, Luzon, Philippines
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Small but interesting museum

This museum has a good amount of shoes to satisfy one's curiosity for the shoe capital of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Regina1214
Quick visit can be quite interesting

Visited here last week, if you are in Marikina City, the shoe making capital of the Philippines... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
David B
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Marikina, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum has a good amount of shoes to satisfy one's curiosity for the shoe capital of the Philippines. For an entrance fee of Php 50, the whole museum could be toured in less than 30 minutes.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Visited here last week, if you are in Marikina City, the shoe making capital of the Philippines, you really owe yourself 30 minutes to see this museum. Located in a beautifully constructed stone building, there is a huge collection of Imelda Marcos famous shoe collection...More

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 3 October 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

1  Thank ZinamonKveen
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Reviewed 20 September 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
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Reviewed 14 September 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
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Reviewed 22 August 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
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Reviewed 7 August 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
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Reviewed 22 July 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
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Reviewed 25 June 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
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Reviewed 15 June 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
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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
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