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  • Excellent3%
  • Very good10%
  • Average17%
  • Poor47%
  • Terrible23%
22 Mar 2018
“WHY?”
27 Jul 2017
“Navigable yet a bit smelly”
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Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Why is this an attraction? I cannot comprehend. The water is DIRTY and it SMELLS! It looks like it's not being maintained and there is little effort into maintaining it's cleanliness. Just walk along if you do happen to pass by.

Thank stibbyventures
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Pasig river has already been used as a mode of transportation. It can bring you faster than using the road. Still it has to be attended to and maintain a water lily free water passage. This can add clogging and free flowing of the...More

1  Thank MijnlieverdFH
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is an unattractive river .and passes by nearby attractions, Fort Santiago, China town and Presidential palace. There are road on some sections where you could walk along. But it is not that pleasant. Even when looking from Fort Santiago to the bridge does afford...More

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I think this river runs all the way to the road leading to china town and if this is the same river infront of Intromuros then it's a total mess and stinks too. At intromuros it is not as bad as lower down the street...More

3  Thank Coryy20
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This review is quite late. I grew up in the City of Manila were the Pasig River is part of our day to day life. From Pandacan we cross the Pasig River to Punta in Sta. Ana aboard a small boat. It is a dying...More

3  Thank pinoytraveller2
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Really not healthy water the river is like uncleaned for oh so many years the water is really dirty i couldnt imagine fishing or anything

Thank DanCabicha
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you want to see a slightly different side of Manila, slightly smellier, slightly more dysfunctional (yes it is possible) I highly recommend, catching the Pasig River Ferry run by the MMDA - tickets from Plaza de Mexico, Intramuros -> Guadeluope, Makati, cost 40 pesos,...More

2  Thank Matt D
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

In March 2016, we took the pasig river ferry from Lawton to Hulo then walk a distance to Makati district and back. It was alternative way to view metro Manila skycrapers i.e from the river. We passed city landmarks such as Intramuros, Golden mosque in...More

1  Thank abu a
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Our family (three kids) took the local transportation agencys MRT regular ferry from Intramuros to Guadalupe (north from Makati). The river itself is thilthy and stinks, but you get to see the sad side of a megapolis. People living by the river in true poverty...More

1  Thank j19712016
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

As old people says that the Pasig River is one of the ,most busiest river by the businessman/ people who took the river transportation instead of land.But now,the water is not totally running and obviously dirty in some ways.Its feels sad to know that this...More

Thank enjoyfunlovetravels
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