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The first-class municipality of Taguig is situated along the northwestern shore of Laguna de Bay at the upper mouth of the legendary Pasig River, also known as the Napindan Channel through which Laguna drains its floodwaters. It is bounded to the north by Pateros and Pasig; on the east by the town of Taytay and Laguna Lake; on the south by Laguna Lake and the town of Muntinlupa; and on the west by Paranaque, Makati, and Pasay City. It has a total land area of 4,538.2 hectares (45,382 square kilometers).
The terrain is generally, level with some parts rolling or hilly. Taguig is traversed by two major rivers that feed the Laguna Lake, namely: the Taguig River and the Napindan Channel. Five minor rivers also flow through it: the Bagumbayan River, the Mauling Creek/Tabacuhan Creek, the Hagonoy River, the Tipas River/ Labasan River, and the Sta. Ana River.
How To Get There:
Buses, jeepneys, taxis, and tricycles bound for Taguig are available in many parts of Metro Manila.
Archdiocesan Shrine of St. Anne (Barangay Sta. Ana)
This church was built by the Augustinians during the 16th century and is considered one of the oldest in the country. It houses the holy image of St. Anne, Taguig's patron saint.
Dambanang Kawayan - St. John the Baptist Church (Barangay Ligid-Tipas)
The church is made mostly of bamboo. During the Japanese occupation, it served as a torture site for some 400 men who were later brought to Fort Santiago and were allegedly killed.
Muslim Mosque (Maharlika Village)
This mosque is a place of worship for the Muslim residents of Maharlika Village but it is also open to the public.
Parola (Napindan River This 18th-century lighthouse is believed , to have served as the Katipunan's center Barangay Napindan for coordination and communication.
Plaza Bonifacio (Barangay Ligid-Tipas)
A statue of Andres Bonifacio, the father of the Katipunan, stands in memory of the time he spent here.
Plaza Quezon (Barangay Sta. Ana)
This plaza is the only monument built in honor of president Manuel L. Quezon while he was still alive.
Simborio (Taguig Cemetery Barangay Tuktukan)
This simborio or catacomb was built by the Augustinians during the 16th century.