Angono Caves, Arts and Heritage Tour from Manila with Hotel Pick-up

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Visit Angono, the home of some of the country's legendary visual artists. Explore its caves, a cultural heritage site where ancient petroglyphs can be found and where you can take a glimpse into the lives of the ancient Filipinos.

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Take an exhilarating trip to the idyllic town of Angono in the eastern part of Metro Manila. Nestled between the hills of Antipolo and famous Laguna de Bay, the town's claim to fame is the many famous visual artists who have called it home, including the legendary national artist Carlos "Botong" Francisco. On this tour you will have the rare opportunity to visit the Angono Caves where ancient petroglyphs dating back to circa 3000 B.C. were discovered. A cultural heritage site, this pre-historic Filipino work of art offers an evocative glimpse into the lives of the ancient Filipinos. A local tour guide will escort you along, explaining the meaning of the writings and their significance.

Our next stop is the Nemiranda Arthouse, an art gallery operated by renowned painter Nemi Miranda who has won various awards and distinctions locally and abroad for his works. Lunch will be served at the Nemiranda Arthouse Café.

Also included in your day's program are visits to the Tiamzon Gallery, the Blanco Family Museum, and the residence of the late Carlos "Botong" Francisco.

Includes

  • Air-conditioned transport

  • All admission fees

  • Lunch

  • English-speaking guide
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Angono Caves, Arts and Heritage Tour from Manila with Hotel Pick-up

Duration: 8:30 - 9 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Air-conditioned transport / All admission fees / Lunch / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

  • 08:15

    Pick-up from Select Hotels in Metro Manila

  • 09:00

    Transfer to Angono, Rizal

    Just 30 kilometers east of Manila lies the municipality of Angono, Rizal. The hometown of several national artists including Lucio San Pedro and Carlos "Botong" Francisco, Angono is also known as the "Art Capital of the Philippines."

  • Angono Petroglyphs at Angono Cave

    Upon arrival, visit the Angono Petroglyphs, the oldest known work of art in the Philippines. Marvel at the ethereal carvings on the cave's wall that dates back to the late Neolithic. This cultural heritage offers the modern world a glimpse into the way of life of ancient Filipinos.

  • The House of Myths and Legends

    Continue the heritage tour with a stop at the Nemiranda Arthouse, dubbed as "The House of Myths and Legends". In here, you will find an impressive environment-friendly art gallery showcasing indigenous artifacts turned into remarkable art pieces.

  • Nemiranda Arthouse

    The art gallery was made by world-famous and award-winning painter/sculptor named Nemesio B. Mirando, commonly known as Nemiranda. Learn more about local myths and legends at this fascinating art gallery!

  • Lunch

    Enjoy delectable Filipino cuisine at the Nemiranda Arthouse Cafe.

  • Blanco Family Museum

    Stop by the Blanco Family Museum, where you can find the paintings of prominent artist, Jose "Pitok" Blanco and his seven children.

  • Tiamson Gallery and Carlos "Botong" Francisco

    The tour ends with visits to two more art galleries, the Tiamson Gallery and the residence of the late Carlos "Botong" Francisco, where you can find replicas of his world-class paintings.

  • 17:00

    Drop-off at Select Hotels in Metro Manila

  • (For Drop-Off) Centrally located hotels in Makati City Time: 17:00:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Centrally located hotels in Manila Time: 17:00:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Centrally located hotels in Pasay City Time: 17:00:00

Drop-off Time & Location

  • (For Drop-Off) Centrally located hotels in Makati City Time: 17:00:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Centrally located hotels in Manila Time: 17:00:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Centrally located hotels in Pasay City Time: 17:00:00

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