Quirino Avenue LRT Station
Quirino Avenue LRT Station, also known as Quirino, is a station on the Manila LRT
Manila Light Rail Transit System
The Manila Light Rail Transit System, popularly known as the LRT, is a metropolitan rail system serving the Metro Manila area in the Philippines. Although referred to as a light rail system because it originally used light rail vehicles, it has many characteristics of a rapid transit system, such...

 Yellow Line (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Quirino Avenue station is above-ground. The station serves Malate
Malate, Manila
Malate is an old district of the city of Manila in Metro Manila, the Philippines. The district is located at the southern end of the city of Manila, bordered by Pasay City to the south, by Manila Bay to the west, by the district of Ermita to the north and by the districts of Paco and San Andres to...

 in Manila
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 and is located at the meeting point of Taft Avenue, Quirino Avenue and San Andres Street. The station is named after Quirino Avenue, which is in turn named after former president
President of the Philippines
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 Elpidio Quirino
Elpidio Quirino
Elpidio Rivera Quirino was a Filipino politician, and the sixth President of the Philippines.A lawyer by profession, Quirino entered politics when he became a representative of Ilocos Sur from 1919 to 1925. He was then elected as senator from 1925–1931...


Quirino Avenue station is the sixth station for trains headed to North Avenue
North Avenue LRT Station
North Avenue LRT Station, officially named Metro Manila Integrated Rail Terminal or Common Station, is a proposed station on the Manila LRT Yellow Line under the Line 1 North Extension Project. It is also the first trans-modular station in the Philippines that will connect with LRT-1, MRT-3, MRT-7...

 and the seventeenth station for trains headed to Baclaran
Baclaran LRT Station
Baclaran LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT Yellow Line . The station is located on the last stretches of Taft Avenue, in the Pasay City portion of Baclaran, and, like all other stations on the LRT-1, Baclaran station is above-ground on viaduct...


Because of its position in Malate, the station is near places such as the Manila Zoo and the offices of the Bureau of Plant Industry
Bureau of Plant Industry (Philippines)
The Philippines' Bureau of Plant Industry , abbreviated as BPI, is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for serving and supporting the Philippine plant industry sector.-History:On January 1, 1930 by virtue of Act 3639 of the Philippine Legislature,...

. It is also close to some of Malate's entertainment areas near the Remedios Circle and M. Adriatico Street, which are also nearby.

Transportation links

Quirino Avenue station is served by buses and jeepneys plying the Taft Avenue route and nearby routes, cycle rickshaws and taxis. They stop near the station and can even be used for trips in and around Malate.

A Philippine National Railways
Philippine National Railways
The Philippine National Railways , or PNR, is a state-owned railway company in the Philippines, operating a single line of track on Luzon. As of 2010, it operates one commuter rail service in Metro Manila and a second in the Bicol Region. PNR restored its intercity service to the Bicol region in 2011...

 station also exists not very far from the station, called Paco
Paco railway station
Paco station is a station on the Southrail line of the Philippine National Railways. It serves Paco in Manila, Metro Manila. This is also the last station beside Quirino Avenue before turning left beside Pres. Sergio Osmeña Highway .It was originally built across Plaza Dilao in 1900s, which was...

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