Attractions - Local Philippines


Vicente Manansala Historical Shrine is located in 73 Gloria St., San Carlos Heights Subd., Binangonan, Rizal, Philippines  Declared by the National Historical Institute as a historical landmark in June, 1978, it now houses the memorabilia of national artist Vicente Manansala. It also features some of his well-preserved original paintings and paraphernalia.

Victoria National Park is located in Bangued, Abra, Philippines.  In the park you will see the shrine of the Blessed Mother cradling the Infant Jesus. The shrine is built near the reservoir of the Bangued waterworks. Next to it is a swimming pool. Guests can take a dip anytime.  Located on top of a hill, the park gives guests a good view of the town of Bangued and neighboring municipalities such as Tayum, La Paz, Pidigan, and Penarrubia.

Masbate (Zambales)
Villa Bayot is located in Masbate City, Philippines.  The is a house which was constructed in 1880 during the Spanish occupation. During the Commonwealth period, President Manuel L. Quezon had stayed in this house. Later on, the house has been used by the Japanese as their garrison. The house remained unscathed even after the bombing in 1944. Then in 1946, President  Roxas visited Masbate and stayed in this house. “Santo Intierro” is also held here every Friday, in honor of praying for their beloved saints.

A trip in Iloilo wouldn't be complete without have a taste of the freshest and most succulent seafood. Make you seafood bingeing a gastronomic experience at Villa Regatta. Villa Regatta serves seafood traditionally cooked seafood, the prepare most of their seafood fares with a twist. Expect to find a certain seafood cooked in several ways in the menu. Specialties include Regatta Papilotte, Regatta Crabs, and Baked Oysters. Papilotte is a way of cooking where  fish is wrapped in paper and drizzled with olive oil. This is cooked over charcoal and  is the healthiest and most natural way of eating seafood. The juices of the fish are kept and can be savored. Regatta Crabs are crabs marinated in milk, seasoned and deep fried and topped with sweet chili sauce. Villa Regatta'sbaked oysters coming in a variety of toppings: thermidore, oriental, chili oil and garlic, and lemon butter sauce. Also a favorite is the Native Fried Chicken, which is cooked so tender. 

The Villa Verde Trail is located in Pangasinan, Philippines. The Villa Verde Trail is a place known famous for its geographical participation over the waning power of the Japanese regime. It's a great place for tourists to hike and explore.  Source:

Mabini (Pangasinan)
Villacorta Caves is located in Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines.  Villacorta Caves is 200 meters long, 20 meters high and 20 meters wide. Accessible by means of a 200 m. foot trail in Brgy. Villacorta from a roadway 7 kms. from the highway. Features huge basin-like formations, pools, waterfalls, terraced rock, palace-like chamber and gypsum flowers.   

Vinzons Catholic Church is located in Vinzons town proper, Camarines Norte Philippines. Considered as one of the oldest living churches in the country, Vinzons Catholic Church has celebrated more than 400 century of events and memories in the region.  Source:

Vinzons Shrine is located at Vinzons, Camarines Norte, Philippines.  WENCESLAO Q. VINZONS SHRINE, the town of Indan was renamed Vinzons in honour of Wenceslao Q. Vinzons, a hero during the Japanese War. His residence has been converted into a shrine and public library containing his memorabilia. It is a two-storey house, the residence of Wenceslao Q. Vinzons, Sr., a hero during the Japanese War. It was converted into a shrine complete with public library and museum which stores the memorabilia of the hero. It is located in the town proper of Vinzons (formerly Indan).

The Virac Cathedral is located in Virac, Catanduanes Philippines. The Virac Cathedral is a favorite stop by visitors who wish to have a glimpse of the famous stained glass windows.   Source:

A pristine and peaceful white sand beach located 3 kilometers from the Municipality of Ivisan. This untouched tourist attraction is an excellent alternative to the hustle and bustle of other beaches in the region. With it's beautiful scenery and delicious seafood, Virgin Beach is a perfect getaway place for a