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June 19, 2017

Let us continue to list the reasons to live in San Juan City. It is not solely because of Greenhills Shopping Center, one of the popular malls in the Philippines, that people look for an on sale condo in the area. As we have discussed previously, people from all walks of life don’t just visit San Juan City because it has throngs of malls, restaurants to fulfill your gastronomic wishes, or museums suited for the young and old.

 

Here are the other facts the for sale condo near Greenhills or in San Juan City live up to the adage: location, location, location!

 

Premier schools

It won’t be a problem if you decided to buy a for sale condo near Greenhills and let your children continue their education there because it has the best schools in the Philippines. Teens entering their tertiary education can go to Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication, and Operation Brotherhood Montessori. Schools offering kindergarten, elementary and high school curriculums are Xavier School and La Salle Green Hills School.

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World-renowned hospitals

It would be practical for you and your family when the Greenhills condo you’ve got on sale is near a hospital and luck is on your side if it is one of the sought-after in the Philippines. The place is surrounded by medical institutions such as St. Luke’s Medical Center, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, St. Martin De Porres Charity Hospital, and San Juan Medical Center.

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Sports stadium

Greenhills condo owners who are sports fanatics can get the most out of the place because of Filoil Flying V Arena, where the popular sports events in the Philippines happen, is just nearby. Big games like UAAP (University Athletic Association of the Philippines), NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association), and Shakey’s V League are scheduled here. According to Directions on Web, this indoor sporting stadium is formerly known as The Arena and has a seating capacity of 5,000. It is also accessible to different major routes in the metro. Here’s a guide from Directions on Web.

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Golf course

This is one of the favorite hangouts of young and seasoned executives. Spend your tee times at Wack Wack Golf and Country Club with your colleagues. In Golf Guide Philippines, Wack Wack is composed of “two fine 18-hole championship courses”, the East and West Course. Tournaments like the Philippine Golf Open Championship and in 1977, the World Cup was held here. Interestingly, it got its name from uwak (Tagalog for crow), the official website of city of Mandaluyong tells. The course was built by William J. Shaw in 1930 and it is one of the oldest golf clubs in the Philippines, according to Asian Tour.

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Historical landmarks

San Juan City has a rich history and the landmarks scattered around the place is the proof of it. The Manila Times provided a list in their article and it includes the Club Filipino, San Juan Bridge, Battle of Pinaglabanan Monument, Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine, St. John the Baptist Church and MuseongKatipunan.  Did you know it is in San Juan City where the first uprising of Katipuneros against the Spanish colonizers in 1896 took place?

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Wattah! Wattah! Basaan Festival

Are you up for some wet and wild but harmless fun? One of the perks you can enjoy when you bought for sale condo near Greenhills in San Juan City is you can join one of the most exciting festivals in the Philippines. The Wattah! Wattah! Basaan Festival is held every month of June. This is to honor the town’s patron saint, St. John the Baptist. Expect to be doused with water, okay?

 

We’ve got a quite list here. Prominent schools and hospitals are in San Juan City that small unit families are looking for. Those who love sports can drop by at Filoil Flying V Arena and watch contending schools. Unwind at Wack Wack Golf and Country Club which is perfect for retirees. Reconnect with the past by strolling at one of the city’s historical landmarks. And lastly, look forward every year to get drenched at Wattah! Wattah! Basaan Festival.

 

Now, you’ve got a perfect list of excuses—not just reasons—to live in San Juan City!


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