Rizal, officially known as the Province of Rizal, is a province in the Philippines located in the CALABARZON Region, 16 kilometres east of Manila. Its capital is Antipolo (Republic Act 11475). The province is named after José Rizal, one of the main national heroes of the Philippines. Rizal Province has long been known for its many spectacular attractions that have offered its visitors moments of adventure and leisure they won’t soon forget.
The following are a few useful and interesting details about this province.
Plug commonly used is Type A but Types B and C are used as well.
Bring A to B adapter(s).
The climate in this province is tropical. There is significant rainfall throughout the year in Rizal. Even the driest month still has a lot of rainfall. The average annual temperature in Rizal is 27.4 °C. The rainfall here averages 2383 mm.
The best time to go and check Rizal is during the drier months and during the summer months, however, rainy season is the best time to check out the waterfalls as there should be more water and the waterfalls will be lovelier.
The most appropriate clothing for this province is casual light clothing: shorts, t-shirt, sandals. Light jacket and pants at night, at higher elevations, and boating.
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CITIES & TOWNS
The Rizal provinceis divided into 13 Municipalities and 1 Component City:
There are 4 outlying islands surrounding the mainland of Rizal which are under the jurisdiction of the province.
POINTS OF INTEREST
The following is a list of points of interest relating to the Rizal province:
If you plan to visit the Province of Rizal, you can use the following links or use the search box below to determine the best places to stay:
The following is a list of festivals celebrated in Rizal throughout the year:
The following are the most frequently asked questions about the Rizal province.
Where in the Philippines is Rizal located?
Rizal occupies the northern-central section of Calabarzon in Luzon.
Is Rizal a city or province?
Rizal is a province.
What is the Capital of Rizal?
The capital of Rizal is Antipolo.
What is Rizal famous or known for?
Rizal is famous or known for art galleries and colonial houses.
How do I get to Rizal?
There are several ways to get to Rizal, the most common being from Manila:
- Bus | 3 hours | $3-$5
- Taxi | 1.5 hours | $28-$36
- Drive | 1.5 hours | $8-$12
How many islands are in Rizal?
There are 4 islands in Rizal province.
What does Rizal mean?
Rizal is named after Jose Rizal, the country’s national hero.
How Safe is Traveling in Rizal?
Rizal is generally safe for locals and tourists.
Is the climate in Rizal the same as the rest of the Philippines?
The climate in Rizal province is considered tropical with significant rainfall throughout the year.
To learn more about the various climate types in the Philippines, and for a Climate Map, click the link below…
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