Marikina–Infanta Highway

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Marikina–Infanta Highway
Marcos Highway
Lansangang Marikina–Infanta
Lansangang Marcos
View of the eastbound Infanta Highway near Calumpang in Marikina
Route information
Length: 110.0 km (68.4 mi)
from Katipunan Avenue to Masinag Junction
Major junctions
West end: Aurora Boulevard at Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City
East end: Brgy. Poblacion 1, Infanta, Quezon
Highway system
Highways | Expressways

The Marikina–Infanta Highway, also known as the Marcos Highway or MARILAQUE Highway (MARILAQUE stands for Manila-Rizal-Laguna-Quezon), is a scenic mountain 110-kilometer highway that connects Metro Manila with Infanta, Quezon in the Philippines.

The highway starts in Marikina near Katipunan Avenue, the Loyola Heights segment of Circumferential Road 5, in Quezon City. It traverses the Marikina Valley and passes through Antipolo, where it intersects the Sumulong Highway (at Masinag). After Masinag the road starts its ascent towards the Sierra Madre passing through Tanay, Rizal, Santa Maria, Laguna, finally to Infanta, Quezon.

Passing provinces, cities and towns[edit]

Intersections and junctions[edit]

The Manila LRT-2 under construction near the Masinag Junction in Antipolo
  • Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City
  • A. Bonifacio Avenue, Marikina
  • Amang Rodriguez Avenue (Ligaya junction), Pasig
  • Gil Fernando Avenue (Tropical junction), Marikina
  • Sumulong Highway (Masinag junction), Antipolo, Rizal
  • Olalia Road (Cogeo junction), Antipolo, Rizal
  • Tanay-Sampaloc Road, Tanay, Rizal
  • Famy-Real-Infanta Road, Real, Quezon


The highway is one of the most scenic routes in the Philippines, alongside the Halsema Highway in the Cordilleras, and the Pan-Philippine Highway (AH26) in Southern Luzon. Among the sights that the highway passes through are the Boso Boso Highlands Resort in Antipolo, the Sampaloc Highlands and Pranjetto Hills Resort, and the Garden Cottages Residences Look-Out Point in Tanay.

Upon reaching Barangay Sampaloc, the Sampaloc Highway intersects the highway. To the left of the intersection is the main campus of the University of Rizal System. To the right is the town proper of Tanay, leading to the Daranak Falls and the lakeshore route along Laguna de Bay leading to the easternmost municipalities of Laguna.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

  • Riverbanks Center, Barangka, Marikina City
  • SM City Marikina, Calumpang, Marikina City
  • Santolan LRT Station, Calumpang, Marikina City
  • Bali Oasis Residence, Santolan, Pasig City
  • Ayala Feliz Town Center, Dela Paz, Pasig City
  • Emerald LRT Station, Dela Paz, Pasig City/San Roque, Marikina City (boundary)
  • Robinsons Metro East, Dela Paz, Pasig City
  • Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall, San Isidro, Cainta, Rizal
  • Q-Plaza Square, San Isidro, Cainta, Rizal
  • Town and Country Executive Village, San Isidro, Cainta, Rizal
  • APT Studios, San Isidro, Cainta, Rizal
  • Filinvest Homes East, Mayamot, Antipolo City
  • SM City Masinag, Mayamot, Antipolo City
  • Masinag LRT Station, Mayamot, Antipolo City
  • Masinag Market, Mayamot, Antipolo City
  • SM Hypermarket Masinag (UC), Mayamot, Antipolo City
  • Peña Francia Market, Mayamot, Antipolo City
  • Heaven's Gate, Mayamot, Antipolo City
  • Cogeo Town Plaza, Sta. Cruz, Antipolo City
  • Forest Hills, Sta. Cruz, Antipolo City
  • Providence Memorial Park, Calawis, Antipolo City
  • Wrigley Philippines, Puting Bato, Antipolo City
  • Boso-Boso Highlands, San Jose, Antipolo City
  • Ten Cents to Heaven, Mayagay, Tanay
  • Sierra Madre Mountain Resort, Mayagay, Sampaloc, Tanay
  • The Loop Garden Resort, Mayagay, Tanay
  • Pranjetto Hills Resort, Mayagay, Sampaloc, Tanay
  • Tanay Adventure Camp, Sampaloc, Tanay
  • University of Rizal System Main Campus, Sampaloc, Tanay
  • Camp Capinpin, Sampaloc, Tanay
  • Regina RICA (Regina Rosarii Institute of Contemplation in Asia) Sampaloc, Tanay
  • Silangan Railway Express
  • Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges


  1. ^ Fullerton, Laurie (1995). Philippines Handbook. Moon Publications. 

Coordinates: 14°36′49″N 121°20′8″E / 14.61361°N 121.33556°E / 14.61361; 121.33556