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Living in Lucena City, Philippines:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

26 local experts

If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Lucena City, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked 26 people living in Lucena City what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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26 comments on “Lucena City”

Lucena City is known for its delicacies such as Chami and smoked fish. In our city, you can also find malls like SM and Pacific Mall. Our city is the capital of Quezon Province that’s why many establishments can be found here. We are also known for holding festivals like Pasayahan sa Lucena and Niyogyugan Festival.

The lifestyle of the people in this city is simple. Far from the hassle and pollution. The simple way of living could be enjoyed by the people who would like to breathe from the life that they had in their city. You can still enjoy the fresh air and healthy foods.

Andrea, says: 2020

The city is coconut city, as the term implies, it’s known for growing coconuts. It offers products that can be derived from that fruit. Its festival is also a coconut themed one. The city is small but quaint. Its street is not teemed with heavy traffic. Living in the city is nice if one prefers a quiet and simple life, far from the hustle and bustle of a big city.

Christine, says: 2020

If someone is considering to move in my city, they should know that traffic can be bad sometimes. Whenever they are going to work, they should leave ahead of time so they can arrive on time. Also, our city is small, so they won’t find a lot of fancy establishments around the are.

Mikaela, says: 2020

Lucena City may be a small city but one can find everything he/she would possibly need. Although it can be a bit claustrophobic for some, it is a good city overall. One can live a simple yet happy life here. There’s not much but there’s enough.

You must be an early-bird since the city is packed with students which cause a lot of traffic. Having patience is a great ideal as well since it’s a busy city they wouldn’t be accommodated and in the rural areas. And lastly being a religious person, you would enjoy here since the city is full of diverse religions.

Also called “The Gateway of The South” because you may encounter gustatory and visual experiences in here. It is once part of Tayabas Quezon and it is a former capital of it. Lucena City has a beautiful Perez Park which represents different artworks of the artist living here and it is guarded by cops.

Sherrylyn, says: 2020

People who just move in the place where I belong need to know what’s the type of culture their into. Knowing neighbors name, being polite and just will justify that having an existence in the society. They should also know what should be done in many ways to approach people in their neighborhood.

Lucena City is the capital of Quezon Province. We celebrate the Niyogyugan Festival yearly. All the 39 provinces of Quezon fill the capitol grounds and sell their coconut products. Being an urban city, we have lots of tourist attraction inside and outside of the city. Lucena City is full of city lights that everyone can enjoy.

Jerald, says: 2020

Our City is a well-known city in Quezon Province because we have different kinds of foods. We also have a very happy and unique festival that you will never see in other cities. There are people dancing in the street, happily singing and everyone is enjoying all the games. Our city is also a responsible people.

Ericson, says: 2020

Our town is simple yet beautiful. There are so many places here that you can enjoy the beauty of nature. Maybe it is not a high urban area yet there’s a lot of opportunity of jobs. Moving in our town is one of a great choice. People here are easy to get along with.

Luchme, says: 2020

Someone moving to Lucena City must know that this is a highly urbanized city. As the capital of the province, Lucena is home of different government agencies, shopping centers, food establishments, and other businesses. Thus, it should be expected that cost of living will be higher than the surrounding municipalities.

To anyone who would like to visit our city, he/she should consider visiting our Festival during May which is the Pasayahan sa Lucena. This said festival showcases the delicacies and cultures of every municipality in Quezon province that attracts a lot of tourist around the world. Another consideration one can have is strolling our City Public Park which offers a relaxing scene of a green ground and clean garden where children can play and have fun. The city also is filled with good restaurants where delightful food can readily be tasted. And the city also has three huge malls where people can have their leisure and enjoy shopping.

Quennie, says: 2020

I am living in Lucena City for 30 years, and I found this place so peaceful. You can consider the non-polluted air, mountains, and peaceful atmosphere. People in the area are also accommodating and kind. Basically, this area good for residing with you family with enough source of income and good living.

Aminah, says: 2020

For someone moving here, you should consider relocating to the area near the services you mostly needed. We have a lot of schools to offer from private to public institutions if you are currently studying. Our main mode of transportation is jeepney. People here are kind and generous. You can ask the local for help.

Lucena City is the most developed municipality in Quezon Province. It is the center of transportation from the National Capital Region to different parts of Quezon and Bicol Region. It is also famous for its Chami Festival held every 30th of May where people gather to celebrate the festivity.

Joshua, says: 2020

Someone moving to Lucena City should know this is a very quite city. You should be ready to feel alone because not everyone is to be your friend. You should also know that finding work in this kind of city is very difficult and the expense of living here is too much.

This city is small and everyone knows each other. It might be a little overwhelming at first, but once you made it to the good side of the elders, you are good to go. The beach is just 45 minutes away and there is public transportation for you to get there. If you prefer to hike than go swimming, you are just 30 minutes away to a decent mountain. You can even ride a bike going there. You will probably lead a simple life when you get here, but that is not a bad thing, right?

Lucena is the capital of Quezon. It’s location is very good since it is in the center of the province. It is one of the highly urbanized places in the province. Like most cities, almost all important establishments are present here like banks, malls, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, etc. One of the things that make this city attractive is its Festivals like Pasayahan and Niyogyugan.

Lucena city is one of the two cities residing in the heart of quezon province. It has on its developing infrastructure and terminals that is open to trading which creates opportunities for residents of it. Aside from the utilities of a city, it also has vast farms and seas that the people can go on for a vacation. this city is still developing together with the people in it and it’s a great city.

Lucena City is the capital of Quezon Province, it has a lot of festivals that tourists look forward to yearly. The town is most famous for its ‘Pasayahan Festival’ yearly on May. Aside from festivals, there’s also a lot of recreational places like malls, parks and restaurants. The city also serves as an entry way to some of the province’s wonderful tourist attraction.

Dionalyn, says: 2020

Lucena City is one of the bet cities in Quezon province. Lucena City is the heart of Quezon. It is the most organized and clean cities I’ve seen. In Lucena City, you will feel the warmth and comfort of your hoe. It may be noisy, but it is fun. The price of needs are affordable and reasonable.

Lucena City is a convenient place. If you are worrying about purchasing something unusual, but the likelihood of the availability of the product is low, worry no less! For the place has different internationally known stores that sells essential products that you need. And if you are a senior citizen or a person with disability, your privileges are recognised here! I guarantee you, that this place is very safe and clean too, since the local government unit of Lucena, currently implemented policies concerning the cleanliness of the city and security is ensured because of the police outposts scattered within the vicinity.

Aprilyn, says: 2020

Lucena City is a very convenient place since this is the central area in Quezon province where variety of goods can be purchased, privileges for the disabled people and senior citizens are provided and different festivals are being held in here that will surely give you a satisfying experience!

Kristen, says: 2020

I am from Lucena, City Quezon. You should consider moving to our city because of its festivals from which the city gathers different classes of foods and cultures coming from other cities and barrios. We also have a government hospital and private hospitals and malls that you can go along.

Our city is the heart of Quezon Province. Our city contains infrastructure that the other municipalities doesn’t. Aside from that, we have many festivities that is really fun to attend to. Another thing, in our city, we have a unique food that only our city has– smoked fish and chami.

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