All About Lipa City Batangas

Province in Batangas - Lipa City or” Lungsod ng Lipa”
Lipa CIty Aerial View
image from wikpedia Lipa City Aerial View
Lipa City is one of the three cities in the province of Batangas, Philippines. (Tanauan City, Batangas City). It is located 78 Km away from Manila, (Philippines Capital City) and approximately one and a half hour ride. The city is named after a tree called “Dendrocnide meyeniana” or Lipa Tree. A recreational city that attracts tourist because of its nice weather, beautiful places, religious, commercial, industrial and educational center. Lipa City is also known for having nicknames like Next Wave City, Little Rome of the Philippines, City of All Seasons.

Next Wave City 

If you’re planning for an exciting trip down south you should visit Lipa City. Establishments are built and emerging as a key city in the province of Batangas. Institutional/administrative center, medical center, commercial center, financial, agro-industrial center and residential center are keys for the City development and in the past year. The development of roads (CALABARZON and ACTEX)  gives an approximately an hour and a half travel from Manila to Lipa City, Here are some of the City establishment. SM City Lipa, Robinsons Place Lipa, LIMA Technology Center, Lipa Medix Medical Center, Mary Mediatrix Medical Center, Nissan Lipa, Ford Lipa, Mitsubishi Lipa, Hotel La Corona de Lipa, Seller's Inn, Hotel ni Mang Jose, CARNES Motors, Figaro, Starbucks, K Pointe. Real Estate development like Camella Lipa, Neviare, Amaia by Ayala and many more. 

Little Rome of the Philippines

We all know that Rome in Italy is a predominantly Roman Catholic population and home of the Holy Pope.  Lipa City is called Little Rome of the Philippines because of churches and religious groups 99.5% of the city population are Roman Catholic there are 49 parishes in all and 23 existing catholic schools, two high school seminaries, three college seminaries, and two pastoral centers. Have time to visit Carmel Monastery, Lipa San Sebastian Cathedral, Redemtorist Lipa and Parish of Mary Mediatrix of All Grace.

City of All Season

Vilma Santos-Recto is called “Star for All Season” a famous actress and a former Lipa City mayor. She served 7 year term as a Mayor (1998-2007). Here are some Government Agencies on the city International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ITCPH), Department of Agrarian Reform-Regional Office, Department of Agriculture-Southern Tagalog Integrated Agricultural Research Center (STIARC),Land Transportation Office-Regional Office, National Statistics Office-Regional Office,Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory and Social Security System Lipa City Branch.
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