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Rodriguez, formerly but still sometimes called Montalban, is a town at the foothills of the Sierra Madre at the province of Rizal.

UnderstandEdit

Lying at the northern edges of Rizal, Rodriguez hugs at the foothills of the Sierra Madre and is a refuge from Manila's sprawl; however, the town itself forms already a huge part of the mess which spilled eastward. The municipal area covers already 26% of Rizal's land area, big enough for space for various developments.

Get inEdit

Mode of transportation is via jeepneys, suv's (FX), bus & tricycle-pedicab if moving within the locality.

There are many entrance points in getting Montalban

Via Araneta Center, Cubao, QC Take FX or jeepneys with signboard "Montalban" along Aurora Blvrd. Some areas in Araneta Center, like Alimall, & Farmers Market had terminals of FX too.

Via Sta Lucia Mall/Robinson Metro East in CAINTA, Rizal Take FX or jeepneys along Marcos Hi-way with signboard "MONTALBAN"

Via Commonwealth Avenue, Litex Road Take jeepney at the terminal along litex road going to "MONTALBAN"

Get aroundEdit

You can take tricycle for small distance from main road, J.P. Rizal Avenue to any point of Montalban in the downtown area like San Jose, Rosario, Balite, Manggahan, & Geronimo.

Getting in to some subdivision requires you to take pedicab, a tricycle type vehicle but it is run by human power using bicycle.

To get along far flung areas like Puray, Mascap & San Isidro, a mountainous barangay, there are special jeepneys at San Rafael Public Market.

Other mode of transportation to move around is always a jeepneys with signboard WAWA, BUKID, & SUB-URBAN

SeeEdit

  • Wawa Dam, Brgy San Rafael. an old reservoir
  • Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish Church, J.P. Rizal Ave. Balite, Montalban, Rizal, +632 -9489221. the prominent catholic church

DoEdit

Many outdoor activities can be done in Montalban including:

  • Mountain Climbing
  • Outdoor Camping
  • Mountain Hiking
  • Searching for History
  • Malling
  • Caving
  • Mountaing Biking
  • Indoor Activities
  • Basketball Games
  • Table Tennis

BuyEdit

There are various shops where you can enjoy shopping in Montalban such as:

  • Montalban Town Center Mall
  • Robinson's Supermarket
  • Puregold Montalban
  • National Bookstore
  • Handyman Do It Best Center 1
  • Handyman Do It Best Center 2
  • Metrostar Department Store
  • Uno Department Store
  • Rusty Lopez
  • Spencer
  • Leaveland
  • Otto Shoes
  • Russ
  • RRJ & Mr.Lee
  • Japan Home Center
  • Zarah
  • Althea Footwear
  • Bibo Shoes
  • Ministop
  • Broadway Gems
  • Sandugo
  • Aficionado
  • Time Concept
  • Hbc
  • F Shop
  • Fasionista Shop
  • Mercury Drug 1
  • Mercury Drug 2
  • Robinson's South Star Drug
  • Zuniga Supermarket

EatEdit

When visiting Montalban, don't forget to drop by at pasulubong area

  • Ivy Chris Bakeshop & Restaurant
  • F4 Panciteria

There are other fast food and restaurants such us:

  • Jollibee
  • Greenwich
  • McDonald's
  • Mang Inasal
  • Goldilocks
  • Red Ribbon
  • Tropical Hut Hamburger
  • Reyes Barbecue
  • Pizza's Smile 1
  • Pizza's Smile 2
  • Ice Cream House
  • Slice n Dice
  • Chickboy
  • Manok Manok Grill & Restaurant
  • Don Jose Restobar
  • Popoy's Grill
  • Gudsilog Restaurant
  • Bakers Fair
  • Henlin
  • Fuzzione Cafe
  • Pancit Ng Taga Malabon
  • Fordy's Restaurant
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • TK Takoyaki
  • Siomai House
  • Master Siomai
  • Fruitas
  • Hongkong Style Noodles
  • Noodle House
  • Potato Corner


Other local places to eat:

  • Goto Nga
  • Boguyz Panciteria & Japanese Cuisine

Other karenderia are abundant in all major thoroughfares with very affordable and budget wise prizes.

Stay safeEdit

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