Why spend so much effort, time and money in going out of town when you can make the effortless and practical choice of staying here in the city? Katipunan will certainly surprise you with all the things it can offer.
Katipunan Avenue is named after the Kataas-taasang, Kagalang-galang na Katipunan na mga Anak ng Bayan. Aside from heavy traffic jams, the seemingly polluted air and crowded streets, there are beautiful things on the city that you probably haven't discovered yet. The city of Katipunan is also a place rich in history, great food and fun adventures.
If you’re commuting to Katipunan, you could ride the MRT-3 and go down to either Quezon Avenue, GMA Kamuning or Cubao stations, ride the LRT-2 and go down to Katipunan station, ride the bus, or utilize the services of Grab and Uber for a more convenient trip.
There will always be the ever-dependable jeepney drivers that you can count on to take you to your destination around Katipunan for a minimum fare. For food parks and other more discreet spots, riding a tricycle is the best way to go.
Katipunan Avenue is home for a few prestigious schools in the country. Aside from this, there are places in Katipunan that you should also try to visit. If you get bored while around Katipunan, better check out the BlueSkies, a well-known place for being the longest running computer shop in the area. Don’t fret of its internet speed. Gamers alike love this place for its high speed connection and a wide variety of game it offers to the customers. They also offer PS3 and Kinect rentals, so make sure you have family or friends with you, so you can enjoy more.
If you need some rest and relaxation, Katipunan won’t disappoint and will give you just what you need. Visit My Cool Mint Spa and try their full body massage. They also offer packages for facials and waxing. And if you need to have your nails taken care of, Spa101 is the right place to be.
Play your favorite games at one of the well-known internet cafes in Katipunan. Or have the best rest and relaxation at My Cool Mint Spa or Spa101. Learn to kick ass at Elorde Boxing Gym and add some action to your quick trip to Katipunan.This gym does not only offer boxing sessions with a personal trainer, they also offer Muay Thai for P260. If you’re a professional photographer or an enthusiast of photography, Shutterspace Studios is the ideal venue for a shoot.
Lastly, after those activities that may have caused you hungry and tired, you can eat and eat until you are satisfied because Katipunan is a destination for good food.
Other must-try dining places are located in Katipunan, the Wooden Spoon. Enjoy their mouthwatering Filipino cuisine like their Binagoongan, Kawali Bites, and Shrimp Pampango. You could also head to Sweet Inspirations, which is along Katipunan Avenue as well, for a laid-back dining experience with family and friends. Their Bacon Jack Sandwich, Lengua Financiera, and Sicilian Chicken Salad are must-tries.
If you love listening to music (and you're rooting for our local indie artists), head to Route 196 Bar along Katipunan. Various local indie live bands perform every night, and who knows, you might be listening to the next big thing way before they become famous. For a different kind of live act though, the city also boasts of numerous comedy bars that will make you laugh more than you bargained for. Feel free to check out Klownz Comedy Bar along Sunshine Boulevard and Laffline Comedy Bar along Corner Mother Ignacia Street.
You could also unleash that hidden talent of yours and sing to your heart's content at Music Bank. At an affordable rate of P90 per person/hour, the offer is clearly an awesome way to celebrate and bond with your friends, classmates or officemates.
There are a lot of hotels in Katipunan you can check out when in Quezon City. One of the many is the Oracle Hotel and Residences, a trusted place to stay in every time you happen to visit the city. They do not only offer a delightful experience with their friendly staff, orthopedic beds and chic interiors, they also provide a venue for meetings, conferences and even wedding receptions. For travelers, Hotel Soleste Suites is the go-to hotel for its comfortable beds, and good breakfast selection. Make sure to visit their website first and book in advance as they are almost always fully booked.