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The City of Pasig is a city in the Philippines that is part of the greater group of cities that constitute Metro Manila. This eastern Philippine city is bordered to the west by heavily populated Quezon City and rapidly urban Mandaluyong City; it is bordered to the east by the municipality of Cainta in Rizal province; it is bordered to the north by increasingly attractive Marikina City; and it is bordered to the south by Philippine financial capital Makati City, middle-class residential district Pateros and Taguig City.
Pasig City is home to the Ortigas Center, the country's fastest growing commercial and financial district. Home to many of the country's most important centers of commerce, business, government, and entertainment, Pasig City is emerging as a truly important city in the Philippines, and an ideal homebase from which to experience the Philippines at its finest and most real.
As Pasig is within Metro Manila itself, it is not far from the NAIA Airport in Pasay City and travel between cities will only take minutes.
Jeepneys are available throughout the city, as well as tricycles and pedicabs in smaller residential areas. One can ride a jeepney from Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City that leads all the way to the heart of Pasig, which is the Pasig City Hall and the Pasig Public Market (Pasig Palengke).
Taxis also service the city as well.
Pasig Cathedral - Located in the city center, this stone church has been around since the early 1700's and serves as a religious city landmark.
Pasig City Museum - Also found in the city center adjacent to Plaza Rizal, this former colonial mansion has been converted into a museum to showcase Pasig's rich history of culture and arts.
Lopez Memorial Museum - This museum features many artworks of Filipino artists and sculptors. It is located near the Philippine Stock Exchange.
Bahay na Tisa - Lit. "House of Stone". It is the only remaining "Bahay na Bato" in Pasig City, still owned by the Tech Family and not yet open to public. This house has also been used in many movies relating to Spanish times due to the house's authenticity and rustic appeal.
Metrowalk - Located in Barangay Ugong, this is a complex of high-end nightclubs and restaurants in uptown Pasig where partygoers can go clubbing with a view of the city as well as its neighbors.
Tiendesitas - Located in Barangay Ugong, this unique shopping complex appears in the form of Philippine Native Houses. There are many bargain shops in this area, and the unique motif also offers a pleasant experience for tourists. People could get a calesa ride around the complex for a small price. The barbecue stalls here are great too.
The cuisine of Pasig tastes slightly different because of the many cultures that converged here. It still offers a unique culinary experience for restaurateurs.
Ado's Panciteria - Located in the heart of Pasig, this small panciteria has been in business for more than fifty years now, serving their pancit specialty. It has become a well-known favorite among locals.
Cafe Juanita - Found in Barangay Kapitolyo, this restaurant is for people who are looking for something with class but on a "coca-cola" budget. This restaurant is literally decorated with all sorts of antiques that are for sale, and the cozy ambiance, the food served are just worth the time. This restaurant specializes in Filipino and other Asian cuisines.
Dimas-alang Bakery - Established in 1919, Dimas-alang Bakery hasn't changed the way it bakes its bread through a unique stove. Found in Barangay Kapasigan, it offers all sorts of pastries and other unique delicacies such as pambonete and "di ko akalain".
Pasig City is home to the Ortigas Center, where business and financial activities necessitate hotels of premier quality. As such, many four-star and five-star hotels are found here, several of which have official websites at which one can reserve rooms at lower rates than would be typically found using a travel agent.