Plaza Magsaysay is a splendid green landscaped park which serves as an oasis of greenery, and numerous shady resting place that gives an idyllic tranquil ambiance where one can rest and have their own piece of mind amid the hustle and bustle of the city proper.
Plaza Magsaysay is located in between the Dipolog City Hall and the Holy Rosary Cathedral. The park cuts through Rizal Avenue and Rizal Avenue Extension. It is considered as a converging point wherein people from all walks of life stroll either to kill time and spend some idle moments or just simply enjoy the relaxing ambience of the place. Others say that time seems to stand still when you are at Plaza Magsaysay, not because the clock will literally stop ticking but because when you are in Plaza Magsaysay, you will lose track of time.
It is a perfect place for small outdoor meetings and any activity that demands the nature settings.
Plaza Magsaysay has a kiosk, a functional stage, an amphitheater, comfort rooms, giant footwear kiddy slides, Rizal Statue, and a stairway leading to the Dinosaur park, not to mention it has lots of benches everywhere!
The park is also a proof that, despite the urbanization of the city, the city government still gives importance to the preservation of its natural environment. Lots of trees of many types ranging from the fully matured to the young young ones down to the shrubs still grow undisturbed in the park. Ornamental flowers add more beauty to the place.
During Christmas, you will feel like you are in a magical place when you march in the aisle across Plaza Magsaysay, lines after lines of golden Christmas lights curve the place that is truly picture perfect.
Plaza Magsaysay is the place, best for the tired and the weary, for the young and the excited, for the matured and the busy, who want to have a breath of fresh air and for those bored who wants to let the time pass while creating sublime memories that can outlive time itself.