December in Antipolo
the City of Antipolo celebrated its annual fiesta. The yearly celebration coincides with the feast of the Immaculate Conception, the patroness of the city and the image after which Antipolo’s famous cathedral is named.
December is the other busy season for Antipolo. It is visited by nearly as many people as the month of May. We were told that the pilgrims of May usually make a second visit to Antipolo during the Christmas season. And, why not? After all, Antipolo presents a different beauty at this time of the year.
Many who have yet to see Antipolo in December have been asking us, what is there to see?
So, we have come up with a list of what one’s family might do and look forward to in case they do decide to come over this month.
Here’s a Things-to-Do list. the city proper. And when one gets to Upper Antipolo, the mall shopping option is Robinsons, 10 minute away from the Cathedral.
While hanging out and shopping, our visitors can enjoy eating out at a place that serves their families’ favorite cuisine. The usual fast-food outlets abound. There are fine dining options, too. And for those looking for the old Antipolo culinary favorites, there are carinderia-style dining places both at the Sports Center grounds and along the circumferential road.
Most visitors come to Antipolo to take home the trademark “suman, mangga, and kasoy.” We are not sure about mangoes, but the suman, kasoy, and other favorites continue to await pilgrims who will not go home without them.