27 Dec 2010

Rajah Sulayman Park: Where Is It And How To Get There?

  • 27 Dec 2010
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  • Rajah Sulayman Park is a plaza along Roxas Boulevard in front of Malate Church. It is named in honor of the last King of Manila, Rajah Sulayman. A monument named also after him is erected at the center of the park alongside a beautiful fountain. It's one of the few destinations of Filipino families who are in budget during New Year's Eve to watch fireworks on Manila Bay.

    Here are directions from different parts of Metro Manila to Rajah Sulayman Park:


    BY CAR BY LRT/MRT BY JEEPNEY LOCATION MAP


    Route #1

    From south of Metro Manila and the province of Cavite. Take Coastal Road, stay on the middle, and drive all the way. Coastal Road ends up in NAIA Road. Roxas Boulevard begins right after you cross NAIA Road. Maintain your car on the middle and just stay on Roxas Boulevard. You will cross Airport Road then get onto the flyover of EDSA and another flyover crossing the intersection of Gil Puyat Avenue. You shall cross two more intersections with stop lights before you turn onto Rajah Sulayman Park. These intersections are Pablo Ocampo formerly Vito Cruz located infront of CCP Complex and Quirino Avenue after the Central Bank of the Philippines Complex. After crossing Quirino Avenue, you must stay to the right of the road and when you see Aristocrat Restaurant, turn right onto the street next to it. Rajah Sulayman Park is right there opposite the north side of the Aristocrat Restaurant.

    Route #2

    Coming from areas of Sucat, NAIA-3, NAIA-1, Multinational Village and neighboring vicinity take Sucat Road, Imelda Avenue and Ninoy Aquino Avenue. Turn left on NAIA Road and stay on the middle. After crossing the two intersections of Airport Road and Quirino Avenue, you must stay to the right of NAIA Road and turn right onto Roxas Boulevard. Avoid getting onto the service road of Roxas Boulevard. Make sure you're on the main road of Roxas Boulevard. Maintain your car on the middle and just stay on Roxas Boulevard. You will cross Airport Road then get onto the flyover of EDSA and another flyover crossing the intersection of Gil Puyat Avenue. You shall cross two more intersections with stop lights before you turn onto Rajah Sulayman Park. These intersections are Pablo Ocampo formerly Vito Cruz located infront of CCP Complex and Quirino Avenue after the Central Bank of the Philippines Complex. After crossing Quirino Avenue, you must stay to the right of the road and when you see Aristocrat Restaurant, turn right onto the street next to it. Rajah Sulayman Park is right there opposite the north side of the Aristocrat Restaurant. There are lot's of parking area around the plaza but you must make sure to arrive early so that there are still available slots for you.

    Route #3

    From Alabang take the Skyway and exit on Gil Puyat. Avoid getting to the Gil Puyat Avenue flyover. Turn left on Gil Puyat Avenue and drive all the way. Cross Taft Avenue under LRT-1 and after crossing Leveriza Street and Harrison Street, you must stay to the right of Gil Puyat Avenue. Turn right onto Roxas Boulevard. Avoid getting onto the service road of Roxas Boulevard. Make sure you're on the main road of Roxas Boulevard. Stay to the middle of Roxas Boulevard. You shall cross two more intersections with stop lights before you turn onto Rajah Sulayman Park. These intersections are Pablo Ocampo formerly Vito Cruz located infront of CCP Complex and Quirino Avenue after the Central Bank of the Philippines Complex. After crossing Quirino Avenue, you must stay to the right of the road and when you see Aristocrat Restaurant, turn right onto the street next to it. Rajah Sulayman Park is right there opposite the north side of the Aristocrat Restaurant. There are lot's of parking area around the plaza but you must make sure to arrive early so that there are still available slots for you.

    Route #4

    From Bulacan, Pampanga and North Luzon, take A. Bonifacio Avenue and Dimasalang Street to Quezon Avenue. On Quezon Avenue go straight up to Quiapo and Lawton. Road name change to Padre Burgos after passing Lawton area. Stay to the right of P. Burgos Street to avoid getting to Taft Avenue. Stay on P. Burgos and turn left on Roxas Blvd. Stay to the middle of Roxas Blvd. After crossing stop light of Padre Faura, you must stay to the left of Roxas Boulevard and turn left on the next intersection of Pedro Gil Street. Right after you turn left from Roxas Boulevard onto Pedro Gil Street, you must immediately turn right onto the service road running parallel to Roxas Boulevard. Stay on the middle of Roxas Boulevard. You will pass by Diamond Hotel and after the junction is the Magsaysay Building. Go on and up ahead you will see Max Restaurant. Next to Max Restaurant is the Rajah Sulayman Park. There are lot's of parking area around the plaza but you must make sure to arrive early so that there are still available slots for you.

    Route #5

    From Caloocan, Navotas, Malabon take Jose Abad Santos Avenue. Jose Abad Santos Avenue ends up in Recto. Cross Recto Avenue and Reina Regente begins. Drive on Reina Regente up to Plaza Lorenzo Ruiz. Turn right to go with the flow of one way traffic around Plaza Lorenzo Ruiz turning left on Juan Luna Street. Stay on Juan Luna crossing Dasmarinas Street. Follow where public jeepneys turn. Turn left on the next street after Dasmarinas. Turn right onto Jones bridge. You are now taking Padre Burgos Street. Stay to the right of P. Burgos Street to avoid getting to Taft Avenue. Stay on P. Burgos and turn left on Roxas Blvd. Stay to the middle of Roxas Blvd. After crossing stop light of Padre Faura, you must stay to the left of Roxas Boulevard and turn left on the next intersection of Pedro Gil Street. Right after you turn left from Roxas Boulevard onto Pedro Gil Street, you must immediately turn right onto the service road running parallel to Roxas Boulevard. Stay on the middle of Roxas Boulevard. You will pass by Diamond Hotel and after the junction is the Magsaysay Building. Go on and up ahead you will see Max Restaurant. Next to Max Restaurant is the Rajah Sulayman Park. There are lot's of parking area around the plaza but you must make sure to arrive early so that there are still available slots for you.

    Route #6

    From Quezon City take Quezon Avenue all the way to Espana then take Lerma onto Quiapo and Lawton. After Lawton, the road you are taking bends and it becomes Padre Burgos Street. Stay to the right of P. Burgos Street to avoid getting to Taft Avenue. Stay on P. Burgos after the stop light on area of Manila City Hall. Padre Burgos bends to the right. After two stop lights stay to the left of P. Burgos and turn left on Roxas Blvd. Stay to the middle of Roxas Blvd. After crossing stop light of Padre Faura, you must stay to the left of Roxas Boulevard and turn left on the next intersection of Pedro Gil Street. Right after you turn left from Roxas Boulevard onto Pedro Gil Street, you must immediately turn right onto the service road running parallel to Roxas Boulevard. Stay on the middle of Roxas Boulevard. You will pass by Diamond Hotel and after the junction is the Magsaysay Building. Go on and up ahead you will see Max Restaurant. Next to Max Restaurant is the Rajah Sulayman Park. There are lot's of parking area around the plaza but you must make sure to arrive early so that there are still available slots for you.

    Route #7

    From Makati take Ayala and Gil Puyat Avenue. Drive all the way on the middle of Gil Puyat Avenue. Cross Taft Avenue under LRT-1 and after crossing Leveriza Street and Horizon Street, you must stay to the right of Gil Puyat Avenue. Turn right onto Roxas Boulevard. Avoid getting onto the service road of Roxas Boulevard. Make sure you're on the main road of Roxas Boulevard. Stay to the middle of Roxas Boulevard. You shall cross two more intersections with stop lights before you turn onto Rajah Sulayman Park. These intersections are Pablo Ocampo formerly Vito Cruz located infront of CCP Complex and Quirino Avenue after the Central Bank of the Philippines Complex. After crossing Quirino Avenue, you must stay to the right of the road and when you see Aristocrat Restaurant, turn right onto the street next to it. Rajah Sulayman Park is right there opposite the north side of the Aristocrat Restaurant. There are lot's of parking area around the plaza but you must make sure to arrive early so that there are still available slots for you.

    Route #8

    From Pasig, Sta. Mesa and neighboring vicinity take Ramon Magsasay Blvd and Legarda Street crossing Nagtahan by taking flyover to Legarda. On Legarda Street, just cross Recto Avenue. Legarda ends up in Arlegui but the road continues under the name of P. Casal Street. Drive on P. Casal and cross Pasig River via Ayala Bridge. You are now in Ayala Blvd. Go straight crossing Taft Avenue passing under LRT-1. You are now in Finance Road. Turn left on Padre Burgos Street. Another stop light and you must stay to the left of P. Burgos Street. Turn left on Roxas Blvd. Stay to the middle of Roxas Blvd. After crossing stop light of Padre Faura, you must stay to the left of Roxas Boulevard and turn left on the next intersection of Pedro Gil Street. Right after you turn left from Roxas Boulevard onto Pedro Gil Street, you must immediately turn right onto the service road running parallel to Roxas Boulevard. Stay on the middle of Roxas Boulevard. You will pass by Diamond Hotel and after the junction is the Magsaysay Building. Go on and up ahead you will see Max Restaurant. Next to Max Restaurant is the Rajah Sulayman Park. There are lot's of parking area around the plaza but you must make sure to arrive early so that there are still available slots for you.

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    How to get to Rajah Sulayman by MRT or LRT?

    Route #1

    LRT-1 from north stations namely Roosevelt, Balintawak, Monumento and other stations. Get off at Carriedo Station then ride jeepney infront of Santa Cruz Church bound to "Baclaran Mabini" or "Vito Cruz Mabini". You can get to Santa Cruz Church by walking to the west side of Carriedo Street between Plaza Fair and Philtrust Bank, then turn right on the next corner. The church is up ahead. Make sure the jeepney you're going to ride bear sign that read "Mabini" Ask driver to kindly drop you off at Rajah Sulayman Park which is right there near the loading and unloading zone of passenger jeepneys.

    Route #2

    LRT-1 from South Terminal of Baclaran and all other stations from there. Get off at Libertad Station. Walk to the Philtrust Bank and wait for jeepney bound to Pier or Horizon. Ride and then if you ride a Pier bound jeep, get off at San Andres and walk toward Roxas Boulevard. If you ride Horizon bound jeep, take another jeepney via "Mabini" and get off at San Andres. You can also get off at Gil Puyat Avenue Station, ride a jeepney with "Evengelista" sign, get off at Horizon Street and take another jeep with "Manini" on its sign. Get off at San Andres Street, then walk toward Roxas Boulevard to get to Rajah Sulayman.

    Route #3

    LRT-2 Stations, all stations. From your station get off at Recto then walk your way to Avenida Street. Ride jeepney with "Baclaran Mabini" or "Vito Cruz Mabini" sign. There must be the "Mabini" on the jeepney sign or you will not get there. Ask driver to kindly drop you off at Rajah Sulayman Park which is right there near the loading and unloading zone of passenger jeepneys.

    Route #4

    MRT-3, all Stations. From your station, get off at Taft Station then take another train ride North bound or Monumento bound on LRT-1. LRT and MRT are interconnected. Get off at Libertad Station. Walk to the Philtrust Bank and wait for jeepney bound to Pier or Horizon. Ride and then if you ride a Pier bound jeep, get off at San Andres and walk toward Roxas Boulevard. If you ride Horizon bound jeep, take another jeepney via "Mabini" and get off at San Andres. You can also get off at Gil Puyat Avenue Station, ride a jeepney with "Evengelista" sign, get off at Horizon Street and take another jeep with "Manini" on its sign. Get off at San Andres Street, then walk toward Roxas Boulevard to get to Rajah Sulayman.

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    How to get to Rajah Sulayman by jeepney?

    All jeepneys that ply the route of "Monumento-Baclaran" vice versa via Mabini pass by Rajah Sulayman Park. There are also Baclaran bound jeepneys that ply the route of Mabini. Always make sure that there's the "Mabini" word on the sign of jeepney you are going to ride.

    All you need to do is to ride another jeep bound to Baclaran via Mabini. If you're from Pasig, ride Baclaran bound jeepney in Quiapo. If you're from Cubao, there's also Baclaran bound jeepney there via Mabini. If there's none then ride one in Quiapo. Same way if you're from Fairview or Novaliches and Quezon Avenue. If you're from Monumento, then just get off right in front of Malate Church. Rajah Sulayman is opposite the church. From Makati, ride bus then get off at Horizon Street then ride a jeep bound to Monumento or Quiapo via Mabini. Wherever you might be coming from, just remember to ride a jeepney with "Mabini" on its sign.

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    Location Map of Rajah Sulayman



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