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Marikina City Footwear Museum

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A small and comprehensive local museum

The important facts on the Marikina shoe industry are displayed including the old equipment, photos... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Malou B
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Quezon City
world's largest pair of shoes!

We wanted to see this since the Guinness Book proclaimed it as such. Too bad the famed pair was not... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Leah A
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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marikina City was given the title “Shoe Capital of the Philippines” because of its notable shoe industry. It was and still is the biggest manufacturer of shoes in the Philippines, producing almost 70% of shoes manufactured in the country. It is only fitting that it...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

The important facts on the Marikina shoe industry are displayed including the old equipment, photos and samples of shoes made in Marikina. Shoes of "famous people," mostly politicians are also displayed. Upstairs is Imelda Marcos' shoe collection, a testament of her love for shoes (mostly...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

We wanted to see this since the Guinness Book proclaimed it as such. Too bad the famed pair was not in this museum - the caretakers said that the largest pair of shoes were displayed in River Banks. There were still other interesting finds in...More

Thank Leah A
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Our Marikina City Footwear Museum has been a “go to” place for Tourists visiting our City! Visitors get to enjoy seeing our Heritage as the Shoe Capital of the Philippines but also enjoy the great Restos (Hole in the Wall) and Delicasies our City offers!...More

Thank cheryllv92
Reviewed 7 July 2018

It's always good to visit places like museums because it always educate you and give you a glimpse of the past. The Marikina Shoe Museum sure makes one appreciate the craftsmanship of the pinoys when it comes to shoes. Tho is has more of the...More

1  Thank gitte s
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This museum has a good amount of shoes to satisfy one's curiosity for the shoe capital of the Philippines. For an entrance fee of Php 50, the whole museum could be toured in less than 30 minutes.

Thank Regina1214
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Visited here last week, if you are in Marikina City, the shoe making capital of the Philippines, you really owe yourself 30 minutes to see this museum. Located in a beautifully constructed stone building, there is a huge collection of Imelda Marcos famous shoe collection...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I make it a point to visit the more unusual museums in any place I visit and this was the perfect stop. The museum isn't very large so you don't have time to get bored and with an entrance fee of PHP50, it isn't hard...More

1  Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Marikina has always been considered as the "shoe capital" of the Philippines. Thus, when they thought of opening a shoe museum, they immediately thought of having one in the city. The Footwear Museum of Marikina is now simply called the "Shoe Museum." It was opened...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This museum is nice since you will have a chance to see different shoes worn by personalities such as former presidents, those of First Lady Imelda Marcos, artists, celebrities, and more. However, I observed that this place may be lacking of excitement. It may be...More

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Response from Reynel D | Reviewed this property |
Take an EDSA bus and get off at Cubao. From Aurora blvd, ride the Cubao-Calumpang jeeps. The jeep will pass in front of The Shoe Museum. Your landmark is that once the jeep crosses the Marikina River, it will make a right... More
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7 November 2017|
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Response from Reynel D | Reviewed this property |
Hello! You can go to Riverbanks in Marikina. They sell good Marikina made shoes there. For restos serving Chinese food, I'm afraid that there aren't restaurants nearby serving Chinese dishes. But I would like to recommend... More
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