Attractions - Local Philippines


San Fernando (La Union)
Holy week | San Fernando, La Union, Philippines.  In the oldest town of La Union, the life-sized statues depicting the Stations of the Cross are pulled by devotees along the proccessional roads during the Good Friday procession. During the Holy week the town people of Agoo come up with religious activities to make the occasion more meaningful and sacred.

La Union
Agoo-Damortis National Seashore Park is located in La Union, Philippines. Declared as a National Park, the beach stretching from Sta. Rita, Agoo up to Damortis, Rosario is proposed for development as a tourist destination in La Union.

This is a tribal village at Ilian Hill at the foot of Mt. Iriga. It provides a glimpse of some aspects of acculturized life of the Aetas, such as the 'rinampo', a war dance; or the Lancero de Iriga, a modified French quadrille intersestingly preserved by the natives.

Agta Beach is located in Almeria, Biliran , Philippines.  Stretching to about one kilometer, Agta Beach is another white sand beach in Biliran. It is located in Almeria and can be reached after a 25-minute drive from Naval. Agta Beach is home to several luxurious resorts in the province.  Source:

Barotac Viejo
Agtaracan Falls is one of the popular falls in Barotac Viejo. The waterfall is 10 kilometers away from town, nestled in Barangay San Antonio. Agtaracan Falls is the highest among the waterfalls in Barotac Viejo, it is also one of the farthest from town. The waterfall is tucked in a dense canopy of trees. Tropical plants and butterflies are bountiful in the place, giving every visitor an enchanted feeling when in the area. Know more about Agtaracan Falls. 

Ormoc City
Agua Dulce Aritisan Well is located in Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines.   Comes from the Spanish word "agua dulce" meaning "sweet water". The name it self says that the water flows throughout the day is the sweetest and the safest among the six flowing wells constructed in the city during the Spanish time. The well and the other 3 wells are still exiting, those are the major sources of Ormocanons drinking water.

San Miguel (Bulacan)
Aguinaldo Cave is located in San Miguel, Bulacan, Philippines. Biak-na-Bato - At the lower mouth of the cave, one can sit on the rocks and cool off with naturally chilled air from an underground cold spring. The cave is entered via a higher orifice, and one must clamber down to get to the water's edge. A ten-minute boat ride into this eerie underground river leads to a stalactite-accented cavern where, at its center, a smooth triangular block of marble juts above the surface of the clear emerald water. Local lore claims it to be la mesa de Aguinaldo, the table on which Aguinaldo signed the historic peace treaty.  

Aguinaldo Hill is located at Barangay Asibanglan-Pinukpuk Road at Allaguia junction.  The hill was used as a common post by Gen, Aguinaldo during the Philippine-American war.

Aguinaldo House Museum is located in Kawit, Cavite, Philippines. Home of the first President of the Philippine Republic.

The Aguinaldo Shrine is the site of the proclamation of Philippine Independence.  From the marker:On June 12, 1898, Philippine independence was proclaimed from the center window of the original hous of the family of General Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy, President of the First Philippine Republci and leader of the revolution against Spain and America. Through the reading of the Acta de la Proclamacipon de la Independencia del Pueblo Filipino by Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista. During this occasion, the Philippine flag made in HOngkong by Dona Marcela Mariano de Agoncillo was officially unfurled as the band of San Francisco de Malabon proudly played the March Nacional Filipina (now the Philippine National anthem) composed by Julian Felipe. “This historical marker is installed by the grateful Filipino people in observance of the centennial of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence. Unveiled by his Excellency President FIdel Valdez Ramos on June 122, 1998.” Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo’s Car which was restored by the Philippine Motor Association and Vintage Car Club of the Philippines. From the display:- 1924 Single Six Packard Model 226 seven passenger limousine- 264.4 cu. in. engine displacement- 3.3′8 x 5 in bore stroke- 55hp @ 2,700 rpm- 4.8 compression ratioHow to get to Aguinaldo ShrineSaulog and St. Anthony buses (many of them with air-con) going to Cavite load and unload passengers at Vito Cruz corner Harrison Street across from the Central Bank of the Philippines (near the Horrizon Plaza). Tamaraw-FX taxis are parked a short distance away in front of McDonald's (beside Harrizon Plaza). These buses and taxis usually take the Roxas Blvd. Coastal Road route going to Cavite (by passing Bacoor, Imus, Kawit and Noveleta). Others are bound for Rosario, Naic or Tanza (by passing the same towns.)Source: Rough Groove