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Cagsawa Ruins, Daraga, Albay, Philippines
Opening hours
06:00 - 18:00
Distance From City Center
0.5 km
High season
500 sq m
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Cagsawa Ruins

Cagsawa Ruins in Albay, Bicol

Cagsawa Ruins, located in the province of Albay in Bicol,  is famous for its old church tower and the stunning view of Mayon Volcano. Long ago, Cagsawa was a busy town with a church, but in 1814, a big eruption of Mayon covered it in volcanic ash and rocks.

Nowadays, people come from all over to see this Legazpi Albay tourist spot and learn about what happened. You can walk around the old walls and imagine what the town was like. The church tower, still standing, is a reminder of the tragedy that struck Cagsawa.

If you like adventures, you can go hiking or take a Mayon ATV tour to see the ruins of this church. You can also explore Cagsawa Park, where the ruins are located. It is a nice place for picnics and walks, with amazing views of the volcano, the countryside, and other Bicol tourist spots.

Whether you're interested in history, nature, or something beautiful, Cagsawa Ruins has it all. It's a place where you can learn about the past, enjoy the outdoors, and take in the incredible sights. 

Tickets and Entry

There’s a small entrance fee to the park. You can join a Cagsawa Ruins Albay tour to get the best experience.


Best time to visit

The park is open from 6 AM to 6 PM daily.


Frequently asked questions

Why visit the Cagsawa Ruins?

Visiting the Cagsawa Ruins offers a glimpse into the past and allows you to appreciate the resilience of the Filipino people in the face of natural disasters. The site provides a picturesque backdrop with the iconic Mayon Volcano in the background, making it a popular destination for tourists and history enthusiasts alike.

What can I do at the Cagsawa Ruins?

While at the Cagsawa Ruins, you can explore the remnants of the church, take photographs of the Mayon Volcano as a stunning backdrop, and learn about the history of the area through informative displays. Additionally, there are souvenir shops and local vendors offering snacks and refreshments for visitors to enjoy.

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