Pililla Wind Farm
Located in the town of Pililla in the province of Rizal, the wind farms were established in 2015 and consist of 27 wind turbines spread over a vast area of hills and mountains. Each turbine stands at 125 meters tall, making them a spectacular sight to behold. The wind farms are part of the government's effort to increase the use of renewable energy in the country and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
The best time to visit the Pililla Wind Farms is during the early morning or late afternoon. During these times, the wind turbines are in full operation, and visitors can witness the stunning sight of the rotating blades against the clear blue sky. The surrounding hills and mountains also provide a breathtaking backdrop, making it an ideal location for photography enthusiasts.
Visitors can take a guided tour of the wind farms and learn more about how wind turbines work, their importance in generating renewable energy, and how they contribute to the country's overall energy mix. The tours are conducted by knowledgeable guides who provide insightful information about the history and development of the wind farms, as well as their impact on the environment and the local community.
The Pililla Wind Farm is also surrounded by several hiking trails, which is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. It is also an excellent opportunity for visitors to learn more about the local culture and customs, as well as interact with the friendly and hospitable locals.
Santi’s Farmhouse has a viewing deck where visitors can take in the panoramic views of the surrounding hills and mountains. Parking fees of Php 300 per van, Php 250 per car, and Php 100 per motorcycle will be collected upon entry.
The viewing deck also has a coffee shop called Cafe Grey where you can buy refreshments and quick bites.
There are a few tiny gift shops scattered across the area where tourists can buy goods created locally and souvenirs of their trip.
Pililla Wind Farm
Windmill Farm, Pililla, 1910 Rizal
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