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LRT-1 Stations – Guide To LRT 1 in Manila Philippines

One of the train systems in the National Capital Region, Philippines, the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 1 (LRT-1) is major transportation for the public.

The operations of LRT 1 in December 1984, the train line runs on 20 stations, along Taft Avenue, with stations near major landmarks in Paranaque, Pasay, Makati, Manila, Caloocan, and Quezon City. It serves 600,000 up to a million passengers every day from 5am to 12mn.

Learn more about the different LRT-1 stations to make it easy for you in case you ride the LRT 1 for your commute.

Baclaran LRT 1 Station

The Baclaran Station of the LRT 1 is the Southern Terminus of Line 1 of Manila Light Rail Transit. It is located right at the heart of the Baclaran Market, just a walking distance to Baclaran Church.

Landmarks:

  • Baclaran Redemptorist Church
  • Baclaran Public Market
  • Solaire Resort and Casino
  • City of Dreams
  • Coastal Mall

EDSA LRT 1 Station

We consider the LRT 1 station of EDSA as one the busiest LRT-1 station since it has a link to MRT-3. You can walk to the MRT Line 3 Station nearby, which you can use to traverse the major thoroughfare of EDSA.

Landmarks:

  • Metropoint Mall
  • Heritage Hotel
  • SM Mall of Asia
  • San Juan de Dios Hospital
  • MRT 3 Station

Libertad LRT 1 Station

The LRT 1 station in Libertad is in Arnaiz Street, and near Cuneta Astrodome. This station is near Department of Foreign Affairs, Japanese Embassy, and Annex of US Embassy.

Landmarks:

  • HK Sun Plaza
  • Libertad Market
  • Victory Pasay Mall
  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • US Embassy (Annex)
  • Japanese Embassy
  • Cuneta Astrodome

Gil Puyat LRT 1 Station

If you need to go to Makati City, you should alight in the LRT 1 station in Gil Puyat, Buendia. It is near CCP Complex, Philippine Senate, and GSIS.

Landmarks:

  • Cartimar Shopping Center
  • Arellano University
  • Philippine Law School
  • CCP Complex
  • GSIS Complex
  • Philippine Senate

Vito Cruz LRT 1 Station

The LRT 1 Station in Vito Cruz is near the campuses of De La Salle University, College of Saint Benilde, and Saint Scholastica’s College. It is also near Rizal Memorial Sports Complex and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Landmarks:

  • De La Salle University
  • College of Saint Benilde
  • Scholastica’s College
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
  • Harrison Plaza

Quirino LRT 1 Station

The LRT 1 station in Quirino is near Malate Church, Manila Zoo and Manila Yacht Club. It is also walking distance to Remedios Circle and Adriatico Street.

Landmarks:

  • Manila Yacht Club
  • Manila Zoo
  • Malate Church
  • Plaza Rajah Sulayman
  • Remedios Circle
  • Adriatico Street

Pedro Gil LRT 1 Station

Located in Herran, the LRT 1 Station in Pedro Gil is near popular landmarks like Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines (Manila Campus), Robinson’s Place Manila, Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila. It is also near major universities and colleges which makes it a hub for students and professors.

Landmarks:

  • University of the Philippines (Manila Campus)
  • Philippine Women’s University
  • Philippine Christian University
  • Saint Paul University – Manila
  • Philippine General Hospital
  • Robinson’s Place Manila
  • Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila

UN Avenue LRT 1 Station

The LRT Station 1 in United Nation Avenue is near major landmarks such as Luneta Park, National Museum, Manila Ocean Park, National Library, Malacanang Park. It is also near government agencies and universities. The UN Avenue LRT Station is near the US Embassy.

Landmarks:

  • Luneta Park
  • National Museum
  • National Library
  • Manila Ocean Park
  • Department of Tourism
  • National Bureau of Investigation
  • Department of Justice
  • Malacanang Park
  • Supreme Court of the Philippines
  • Philippine Normal University
  • Adamson University
  • Emilio Aguinaldo College
  • Technological University of the Philippines
  • US Embassy

Central Terminal LRT-1 Station

The LRT-1 Station Central Terminal is the midpoint of the LRT 1 and it’s located in the heart of the City of Manila. There are many popular landmarks near the station such as the Manila City Hall, Liwasang Bonifacio, and several big colleges and universities.

Landmarks:

  • City Hall of Manila
  • Liwasang Bonifacio
  • Manila Central Post Office
  • National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Manila Metropolitan Theater
  • Lyceum of the Philippines
  • Mapua Institute of Technology
  • Colegio de San Juan de Letran

Carriedo LRT-1 Station

The Carriedo LRT Station is in the boundary of Quiapo and Sta Cruz, Manila.

Landmarks:

  • Quiapo Church
  • Escolta Street
  • Plaza Lacson
  • Arroceros Forest Park
  • Liwasang Bonifacio
  • SM Quiapo
  • Isetann Carriedo
  • Philippine Postal Corporation
  • FEU University
  • Universidad de Manila Henry Sy Campus

Doroteo Jose LRT-1 Station

This station is in Sta. Cruz Manila and named after Doroteo Street nearby. The station is close to schools and colleges in the ‘University Belt’. This station is also near to bus terminals that ply to the north provinces.

You can alight in this station if you need to connect to the LRT 2. From LRT 1 Doroteo Jose Station, you have to walk to Recto LRT 2 Station.

Landmarks:

  • Isetann Cinema Recto
  • Quiapo Bargain Center
  • Fabella Memorial Hospital
  • Manila City Jail
  • Genesis Transport Service (Bataan, Pampanga, Baguio)
  • Bataan Transit (Bataan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Northern Luzon)
  • Philippine Rabbit Bus Lines (Tarlac, Baguio)
  • Solid North Transit (Pangasinan, Tarlac)
  • LRT 2 Recto Station

Bambang LRT-1 Station

This station is near jeepney and tricycle routes that ply routes to Tondo, Sampaloc, Sta. Cruz and Rizal Ave.

Landmarks:

  • University of Santo Tomas
  • Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center
  • Metropolitan Medical Center
  • Hope Christian School

Tayuman LRT-1 Station

Tayuman LRT is in the intersection of Tayuman Street and Rizal Ave. There are jeepneys and taxis here that can take you to SM City San Lazaro.

Landmarks:

  • Department of Health
  • San Lazaro Hospital
  • Dangwa Flower Market
  • Espirito Santo Church
  • SM City San Lazaro

Blumentritt LRT-1 Station

The station serves districts of Sampaloc, Sta. Cruz and Tondo. This is near Philippine National Railway station (PNR). There are also transportation here that can go to SM San Lazaro.

Landmarks:

  • SM San Lazaro
  • San Roque de Manila Parish
  • Blumentritt Flea Market
  • Chinese General Hospital
  • Manila North Cemetery

Abad Santos LRT-1 Station

This station is near Abad Santos Ave and also near Rizal Ave. You can find tricycles, buses and UV Express near the station if you need to go to areas in Rizal Avenue.

Landmarks:

  • Ospital ng Tondo
  • Manila Chinese Cemetery
  • Joseph School

R. Papa LRT-1 Station

This station is near R. Papa Street.

Landmarks:

  • Barrio Ebrero Elementary School
  • Marulas Elementary School
  • La Loma Church
  • La Loma Cemetery

5th Avenue LRT-1 Station

The station is near Rizal Ave Extension and the intersection of 5th Ave. It is near the boundaries of Grace Park West and Grace Park East in Caloocan.

Landmarks:

  • Ung Siu Si Buddhist Temple
  • Thai To Taoist Temple Pagoda
  • Philippine Cultural College
  • Northern Rizal York in Chinese School

Monumento LRT-1 Station

This station serves the area of Monumento Caloocan. This station is also known as Yamaha Monumento Station.

Landmarks:

  • Monumento Circle
  • Puregold Monumento
  • Victory Central Mall
  • Malabon Zoo
  • Araneta Square Mall
  • Parco Supermarket
  • Caloocan City Public Library
  • Our Lady of Grace Shrine

Balintawak LRT-1 Station

This station is in Balintawak Quezon City.

Landmarks:

  • EDSA-Cloverleaf Interchange
  • Balintawak Market
  • Cry of Balintawak Monument
  • Ayala Mall Cloverleaf
  • Joseph the Worker Parish Church
  • The Cloverleaf Estate
  • Balintawak Home Depot
  • Wilcon Builders Depot

Roosevelt LRT-1 Station

The Roosevelt LRT 1 Station is near Roosevelt Avenue and the Northern Terminus of the Manila Light Rail Transit Line 1.

Landmarks:

  • Munoz Market
  • S&R Congressional
  • STI College Munoz-EDSA
  • AMA Computer University
  • Iglesia ni Cristo Bago Bantay
  • Quezon City General Hospital
  • Congressional Arcade Building

Conclusion

The LRT-1 is fast, affordable and convenient way of public transportation if you need to travel along the cities of Caloocan, Quezon City, Manila, Makati, Pasay, and Paranaque.

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