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This is what remains of a church built by the Franciscans in the 17th Century. It was destroyed first by Dutch pirates then by Mount Mayon when it erupted in 1814. The site is now a park and declared a national cultural treasure in 2015.
It is the post card photo of Albay and has been part of the province's history along with it's picturesque view of the volcano. It is also a drop off point for some of the ATV tours.
**the cagsawa ruins are the remnants of a 16th century Franciscan church, the Cagsawa Church. It was originally built in the town of cagsawa in 1587 but was burned down by dutch pirates in 1636. it was rebuilt in 1724 by Fr,Francisco Blanco, but was destroyed again.. along with the town of cagsawa…
You could see the belfry of the century old Cagsawa church. The only remnants after it was buried caused Mayon Volcano's most violent and deadly eruption that engulfed the surrounding houses and killed nearly 2,000 people who took refuge inside the church. Cagsawa ruins is walking distance from…
The Ruins. Historical place with a view of Mayon. Best time to go there early morning.
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“Located on the eastern side of the Mayon Volcano, 2,700 feet from sea level, the Mayon Skyline View Deck recreational area has a grand panoramic views of Albay and the Pacific Ocean, nearby towns and lakes, Curangon Shoal, San Miguel Island, and Mount Malinao (another volcano within the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire). It is a favourite picnic site among locals, especially during summer, due to its cool weather, fresh mountain air and relaxing views. Adjacent to the park’s multi-purpose hall is Mayon Planetarium and Science Park where photo exhibits and documentaries about volcanoes are shown. It has become one of the top destinations in Albay and is the best place to go to get up close and personal with the beautiful but dangerous volcano.”
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“It is the Baywalk in Legazpi City. Fresh air and great Restaurants and Bars along the shoreline. 1 ride from hotel and you're there. 10-20minutes ride on a jeepney.”
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