The Town Of Tambobong

Malabon is a coastal city situated in the northern part of the Greater Manila Area. It is bounded on the north and northeast by Valenzuela, on the west and southwest by Navotas, and on the southwest by Kalookan City. The city has a total land area of 1,576.79 hectares, 3.70 percent of the total land area of Metro Manila.

Geographic Profile:

The terrain is generally flat with slopes ranging from zero to five percent.

How To Get There:

Buses, jeepneys, taxis, and tricycles bound for Malabon are available in any parts of Metro Manila.

Tourist Attractions:

Asilo de Maysilo (Malabon)

Built sometime between 1580 and 1660 by the Augustinian Order of Malabon, this asilo or asylum is considered one of the oldest structures in the area.

Rizal Shrine (E. Rodriguez Plaza, Bgy. San Agustin)

A marker commemorating our national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal.

San Bartolome Church (Bgy. San Agustin)

An old Spanish church built in 1614.

Asilo de Huertanos (Malabon)

The first tannery in the country was established here. This is also where the La Independencia, the voice of the revolutionary government, was printed.

Malabon Zoo and Aquarium (1 Gov. W. Pascual, Bgy. Potrero)

A well-kept and unique conservatory of both endemic and exotic animals (including a large variety of unusual fishes) set amidst a one-hectare tropical rainforest environment. An amusing destination for the old and young, the zoo is likewise meant to educate people about the environmental preservation of forests and wildlife.