St John the Baptist Church | Things to do in Taytay-Rizal

St John the Baptist Church (1) St John the Baptist Church (2) St John the Baptist Church (3)
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Previously made from light materials, it was constructed by Franciscan missionaries near the Laguna Bay in 1579. It was separated as the church of Santa Ana de Sapa in 1583. It was transferred to its present location by Father Pedro Chirino in 1591 and the town was named San Jose del Monte. It was the first stone church outside of Manila. The second larger stone-church, as it is right now, was rebuilt by Father Juan de Salazar in 1630. 
Open: Depends on Mass Schedule
Address: J. Sumulong, Taytay, Rizal
Fee: N/A
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Nearby attractions

Taytay Tiangge And Fabric Shops
Attraction
1.49 km away

The Tiangge sa Taytay is one of the largest garments producer in the province of Rizal. It is located beside the Club Manila East. From the capitol of Antipolo, travel time is about an hour reaching the tiangge and fabric shops. 

Our Lady of Light Parish Church
Attraction
2.02 km away

In 1760, the parish of Our Lady of Light was canonically erected. The vernacular translation of the parish’s titular, as immortalized in the first Tagalog novena to the patroness published in 1884, is “Ina ng Caliuanagan”. Our Lady of Light is depicted in a painting which is presently enshrined and venerated in the church as a rendition of the original icon which was brought to Cainta in 1727 from Ferrara, Italy. 

Tahanang Walang Hagdanan, Inc.
Attraction
2.38 km away

a non-stock, non-profit and non-government organization that aims to uplift the lives of the Orthopedically handicapped persons. It was founded by Sr. Valeriana Baerts, ICM. a Belgian nun who was assigned as a volunteer nurse here in the Philippines. The center is located in Cainta Rizal which is about 15 kms. East Manila. It has five workshops, six Dormitories for trainees who came from far provinces. It is a rehabilitation and skills training center with sheltered workshops where the people with disabilities are trained to be productive and selfreliant member of the society.   

Things to do nearby

Tipsy Tales Lambana – An Immersive Folklore Experience
₱1400.00

  • Experience your own dark whimsical fairy tale in this intimate hour-long show where actors lead you to explore a trippy dream-like world and play out a story that will surpass your wildest dreams. 
  • Descend into the world of Lambana where Filipino Folklore comes to life. Here, you’ll discover the heart and dark melancholy of stories that you have undoubtedly heard of before but never experienced.
  • Meet the fascinating characters first hand. Share your story with them and they, in turn, will take you on a one of a kind journey through enchanted forests and mermaid infested coves. 

Marikina Discovery Tour
₱1700.00
Experience
Art and culture
7.89 km away

  • Explore historical landmarks and learn about the rich heritage of shoemaking
  • Meet local shoemakers and artists/culture keepers
  • Check Marikina’s famous kakanin's and local delicacies
  • Get access to good shoe bargain and makers who can customized shoes for you.

Fun and Games in Greenfield District's Trampoline Park - Zero Gravity Zone
₱180.00

Trampoline Park in the Greenfield District of Mandaluyong City was the first of its kind in the Philippines. Doors opening soon sparking an AMAZING all new attraction for the Philippine public to enjoy. After finding the right accessible location we transformed this warehouse into a trampoline packed, play area for participants of all ages.

The idea is simple. Bring people together, get active, get fit and have a ton of fun while doing so. Whether you’re flying across main court, diving into our giant foam pit, playing an intense game of dodgeball warfare, breaking new ground in one of our fitness classes or competing with your friends to see who can land the HIGEST and COOLEST or SMOOTHEST Slam Dunk – Trampoline Park can be enjoyed by everyone.

The founders of the TRAMPOLINE PARK in Metro Manila are truly so happy to bring this energetic, healthy and amazing family fun to the Philippines. God bless you all.

Where to stay

Club Manila East
₱3300.00
Hotels and homes
2.37 km away

Club Manila East (CME) is the premier getaway destination in the heart of the municipality of Taytay. It has been a favorite among families, couples, companies, businessmen, balik-bayans, barkadas, and any individual seeking a unique, fun-filled experience.The resort-hotel started off in 1999 with the Funtasy Lagoon, a 9,100 square gigantic pool for the adventurous guests, jazzed up with waterfalls, kayaks and surfbikes (water bicycles). The lagoon, which was a scaled down model of Laguna de Bay, hosted a kiddie pool and two adult pools: a sun-screened pool and another with a three-looped, 30-ft high slide. The surrounding day-tour cabanas, good for up to 20 persons and complete with shower and bath are named after the surrounding towns of Laguna de Bay.

Bosay Resort
₱6000.00
Hotels and homes
3.87 km away

ocated at Brgy. San Roque, Antipolo City, Rizal, an hour away from the busy streets of Metro Manila, Bosay Resort is the best place to have a relaxation and to spend more bonding time with your family and friends.

With Antipolo City's modern amenities and proficient services, have you ever thought of any ideal leisure moment with your family, friends and loved ones aside from the comfort of your own homes? This world may offer vast accelerating innovations to bring about one's desires but not realizing a personal satisfaction of a blissful relaxation.

Fortunately, the idea of a perfect get-away to relieve our minds from the hectic and city life stressful moments is just minutes away from the metro. Bosay Resort is found at the sprawling 3 hectares mountainous terrain along Marigman Road in Brgy. San Roque, Antipolo City, Philippines.

Bosay Resort originated from a waray term "Bosay” meaning waterfalls. A swimming pool, just like any waterfall chills the body which enables an individual to loosen up uncertainties for a while. Anyone can fully enjoy swimming at Bosay Resort since it is built with one of a kind landscape setting with nature and the living trees carry out fresh air as you breathe.The fascinating sound of the bird as they flew will stimulate your senses for tranquility of a seventh heaven while the Videoke compromises the need for entertainment during celebrations.

Luljetta's Place Garden Suites
₱3200.00

Luljetta’s Place - Hanging Gardens Spa and Garden Suites is meticulously and beautifully carved along Antipolo ridges, which offer the spectacular views of Laguna de Bay, Antipolo and Metro Manila. Since its establishment, Luljetta’s became the newest and the most up-to-date tourist spot in Antipolo. This exclusive resort promises a blissful relaxation, simple yet fulfilling fun, comfortable and secured accommodation. 

Established in 2013 by the matriarch of Loreland Realty & Development Corporation, the property is part of the eight (8) hectare resort in Antipolo – Loreland Farm Resort. However, as a gamer changer, the company developed the Luljetta’s Place, Hanging Gardens Spa and Garden Suites to cater to a broader range of market banking on the health and wellness offerings of the resort.

Getting there and around

J. Sumulong, Taytay, Rizal

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