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Take An Exciting Day Tour Of San Juan By Visiting These Spots

Immerse yourself in art, history, and music-and a little bit of leisure, of course

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Sandwiched between Mandaluyong and Pasig is a city teeming with real estate options, plus cultural and lifestyle destinations. While the city of San Juan is small, together with the adjacent New Manila area, this hot spot is growing more popular than ever because of the establishments surrounding the vicinity. If you're interested in exploring the magic of San Juan, here's a list of places to visit this weekend:  


1. Ronac Art Center

You’ll see what looks like a series of randomly placed windows, but it really spells out the lyrics of a Daft Punk song—in Morse code! Inside, a spiral staircase connects the various shopping and eating destinations as well as art hubs in the building. Designed by Jagnus Design Studio, the building won the Haligi ng Dangal People’s Choice Award this year.

Ortigas Ave., Greenhills

2. The Metro Art Gallery

This gallery hosts exhibits featuring artists’ interpretations and experiences of various aspects of our culture. 

 214-B Ortega St. Addition Hills

3. The Artologist

Prepare to be in awe as you enter this haven of emerging and mid-career artists.

81 Xavier St., Greenhills



4. Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine

This five-hectare park houses the Museo ng Katipunan, which details the life of Gat Andres Bonifacio. Bonifacio led the Katipuneros in the Battle of Pinaglabanan, the first battle between the Spaniards and the Filipinos. Entrance is free.

Pinaglabanan St., San Juan City

5. Music Museum & Teatrino

Catch musical shows and stand-up comedy performances at this theater gallery, which also features memorabilia of local music artists.

Missouri St., Promenade Bldg., Greenhills Shopping Center, Ortigas Ave.

6. Galerie Joaquin

See the works of masters and contemporary artists in this gallery, which has held one-man exhibitions of national artists Arturo Luz and Federico Aguilar Alcuaz, among others.

371 P. Guevarra St. cor. Montessori Lane

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7. Sanso Museum

Discover the artistic journey of renowned Spanish-born expressionist Juvenal Sanso as you browse through his archives and works spanning more than seven decades.

32 V. Cruz 

8. My Little Art Place

This art school for budding preschooler artists showcases their work and that of older and emerging artists.

222 Wilson St., Greenhills



9. The Archery Academy

Make like your favorite character from The Hunger Games and shoot an arrow or two. The fun wall murals take off some of the pressure of learning this precision sport.

5/F Intrawest Center, Greenhills

10. Kulayara Art Gallery

This gallery café is colorful, indeed. Check out the lanai and lush greenery, which are beautifully lit at night.

28 Gen. Gutierrez St., Little Baguio 

Read the original article in the July 2017 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

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