A total of 141,000 local tourists visited Marikina city in 2008. That’s a big number, knowing that Marikina is not a tourist spot.The figure does not include those who were not documented by the Marikina City Tourism Office.
According to Mayor MCF, Tourism Secretary Ace Durano offered gave a reason for this occurrence.
Marikina’s healthy environment, peaceful and orderly conditions, disciplined citizenry, and good governance effectively serve as tourist attractions, making our city one of the most visited non-tourist spots in the Philippines in 2008
Nice one Marikina!