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The town of Valenzuela is situated in the northern part of the Greater Manila Area. It is bounded on the north and northwest by Calookan City and Malabon, and on the west by Navotas. It has a total land area of 44.60 square kilometers.
The terrain is generally flat to slightly rolling. The town used to have numerous streams but these has since dried up.
How To Get There:
Buses, jeepneys, taxis, and tricycles bound for Valenzuela are available in many parts of Metro Manila.
Arkong Bato (San Miguel Brewery,Macarthur Highway)
This arch was built in 1910 by the American government. It separates Valenzuela from the province of Bulacan.
Dr. Pio Valenzuela's House (Brgy. Balangkas, Polo)
Dr. Pio Valenzuela, cofounder of the Katipunan with Andres Bonifacio, and some of the group's secret meetings were held in this house,where Dr Valenzuela lived until his death in 1956.
Dr. Pio Valenzuela Monument (Brgy. Marulas)
Dr.Pio Valenzuela was the first elected mayor of Polo and served the town from 1899 to 1901. The municipality of Valenzuela was named after him.
Museo Valenzuela (Brgy. Fatima, Marulas)
The museum houses a collection of artifacts from the city's past. It serves as a repository of Valenzuela's rich heritage and is envisioned to be the center of the city's cultural and historical pride.
National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima (Marulas)
The shrine houses the image of Our Lady of Fatima. The Department of Tourism declared the shrine complex as a tourist site since it is regularly visited by large groups of devotees.
San Diego de Alcala Church (Polo)
This church was built by Father Taranco in honor of the town's patron saint, San Diego de Alcala. It was completed by father Jose Valencia in 1632.