These days, hanging out with your friends is never complete without a double tap-worthy photo on Instagram. But what's a girl to do when an out-of-town trip is not always an option? Well, if you’ve been looking for ways to step up your IG game without having to leave the city, then we've got you covered! Below, we list down the most Instagrammable parks in the metro that will surely rack up your followers' insta-hearts.
1. Washington Sycip Park
If your feed is a mix of greenery, art, and a whole lot of zen, then head to Washington Sycip Park. Not only does the place boast of sculptures, romantic streams, and a zen garden, it also has breathtaking bamboo trees perfect for a quick OOTD or a snap on its own.
Where: Legaspi St., Legaspi Village, Makati, 1229 Metro Manila
2. Marikina River Park
Who would have thought that in the middle of a busy city lies a park where you can enjoy a picnic with your girlfriends along the Marikina River? While you're at it, don't forget to take a pic or two!
Where: 300 Shoe Ave, Sto. Nino, Marikina, 1800 Metro Manila
3. La Mesa Eco Park
There are a lot of IG-worthy spots in the famous La Mesa Eco Park, but the majestic stairway easily takes the cake. Head to the top and strike a pose!
Where: East Fairview, Quezon City. East Fairview, Quezon City
4. Ayala Triangle Gardens
The park is known for its bright lights during the holiday season, but it’s still just as pretty even on a normal day. Take a photo by this urban-looking staircase—a stark contrast from La Mesa Eco Park’s steps flanked by burgeoning trees.
Where: Paseo De Roxas St Cor Makati Ave Cor Ayala Ave, Makati, 1209 Metro Manila
5. Mehan Park
There’s no need to book a flight to Los Angeles to take a photo of their iconic palm trees! Instead, head to the beautiful Mehan Park and be on your way to California dreaming.
Where: Taft Ave, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila
6. Baluerte de San Diego
It's no secret that Intramuros has a ton of iconic places where you can snap an OOTD or two. Make sure to take one by the entrance of Baluerte de San Diego.
Where: Sta. Lucia St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila
7. Father Blanco’s Garden
Add a dose of old charm to your feed and visit the secret garden next to the iconic San Agustin Church. Think Taylor Swift’s Love Story!
Where: Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila
8. Track 30th
Steer away from the usual romantic park scenery and opt for a sporty one instead—perfect for your athleisure chic OOTDs! Throw in a quick jog around the track while you’re at it.
Where: 30th St, Taguig, Metro Manila
9. Paco Park
Visiting Paco Park, especially at night, is not for the faint of heart. But with a view like this (and in the name of Instagram), the spooks are definitely worth conquering.
Where: Paco, Manila, Philippines
10. Pasig Rainforest Park
Pasig Rainforest Park is simply beautiful, teeming with quirky spots that make the place a must-visit for those who want instant content for their well-curated IG grids! FYI, there's even field of sunflowers if you know where to look.
Where: Francisco Legaspi, Pasig, Metro Manila