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Traveling Within the City of Sta. Rosa : Your Travel Guide around the City

May 27, 2021 by Warren Ace Leonida

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The City of Sta. Rosa located in the province of Laguna has become a city associated with rapid urbanization and developments. Established as a city way back in July 2004, it has since lived up to its potential as a leader in growth and modernization among the prominent cities in the Philippines. A standard indicator of growth, people started to flock and make the city their new address hence a rise in queries for house and lot for sale in Laguna especially a house and lot in Sta Rosa Laguna. Even several people are starting to see a condo in Laguna being erected first in this first-class city.


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For people living in the city for many years even before its rapid urbanization and the rise of house for rent or house and lot for sale, navigating their way around the city is as easy as searching a query online, but for the people who just recently made the city their new home, it can be quite troublesome and stressful. Even those who are just visiting a friend or relative living in the city might get lost and take much time due to the city’s various interior road networks connecting one community to another.


In this blog, we will give you some basic points about the city and how to get in and out of the Lion City of the South!



How to Get There?


Getting to the city of Sta. Rosa is much easier nowadays. The city has its very own exit point via the South Luzon Expressway making it accessible from the north or from the more southern area of the island. It is a 10-to-15-minute drive away from the Alabang, the southernmost business district in Luzon.


Aside from a quick drive, commuting to and from the city is a breeze with major bus lines having their routes go in the city’s main highway and a transportation stop in the Balibago Commercial Complex, which serves as a terminal from Sta. Rosa to various points in Luzon.



Navigating Within the City


Now that you know how to get inside the city, you must know the basics of navigating within it. The city can be divided into 2 major areas, the Vista Sta. Rosa area is in the Southern West part of the city. This area is composed mostly of large factories and malls like Vista Mall Sta. Rosa, Crown Asia’s offerings of house and lot for sale in Sta. Rosa Laguna is located here. The major road networks to remember here is the entry and exit point of the South Luzon Expressway and the Sta. Rosa – Tagaytay Road is a road network booming with businesses and premium subdivisions along its route.


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The other area is the North Eastern area of the city wherein most of the population lives. The majority of these locales are residential areas and other small commercial establishments. The main road network here is the National Highway and the Rizal Boulevard Road which connects the different communities altogether.



What to visit in Sta. Rosa?


Knowing how to travel is one thing but figuring where to go is another story. The city of Sta Rosa has a perfect blend of historical sites and modern destinations making your travels in the city a treat of the past meeting the future. Here are some must-go places when visiting Sta. Rosa!


Sta. Rosa Arch


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When visiting Sta. Rosa, one must never miss the chance to see this historical landmark. The Sta. Rosa Arch is an architectural marvel with its beautifully designed arch with lion sculptures on both sides. Located in the city proper this is one of the first things that comes to mind to the people of Sta. Rosa when their city is mentioned. The arch has been so symbolic to the city that it has become the city’s official logo while the lions inspired the city’s moniker, “The Lion City of the South


Enchanted Kingdom


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Bested only by the Sta. Rosa Arch is the first thing that comes to mind when talking about the city, Enchanted Kingdom has so long been a popular tourist destination not only in the city but in the entire Philippines as well. With a tagline of “The Magic Lives Forever” the amusement park has been giving its visitors a memorable experience may it be on children or the kids-at-heart!


The theme park is a go-to destination for those visiting the city of Sta. Rosa, not only to enjoy but to also see the city’s beautiful view from high atop the theme park’s 160 ft. Ferris wheel.




For a more relaxed and serene traveling experience, Nuvali is the place to go. Located just outside Crown Asia’s house and lot for sale offerings in Valenza, it is an eco-city that brings in a greener approach to enjoying oneself. It has a man-made lake wherein visitors can rent a boat and enjoy wandering the waters and open spaces to sit down and relax.


It is also a shopping haven for shopaholics with different brands such as Nike placing their brand outlets in the eco-city.


Sta. Rosa De Lima Parish Church / City Plaza


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Located in the city proper, the Sta. Rosa De Lima Church is a must-visit spiritual site in the city. Sta. Rosa De Lima is the patron saint of the city and where the name of the was derived from. Erected in 1796 it has been a witness to the city’s progress and rapid urbanization.


After a solemn prayer, take a stroll at the city plaza of Sta. Rosa where there is a statue of the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. The city plaza is located just outside of the parish church and is a common landmark when traveling to and from the city proper.


Traveling to Sta. Rosa is as easy as a breeze! Enjoy the city’s major tourist spots and experience the growth and urbanization firsthand when you own a property in the city of Sta. Rosa. Crown Asia offers house and lot for sale in Sta. Rosa, Laguna through our Valenza project.


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Make the city of Sta. Rosa your next address!


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