Explore the many attractions of Lingayen on this guided walking tour of Pangasinan’s capital. This sightseeing tour is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about the culture and history of the province.
Your tour starts after your guide picks you up from your accommodation in Lingayen. The guide will brief you and the others joining you on this tour on the day’s itinerary. Your guide will also be telling you stories about each stop, so be sure to listen closely.
You will start at the Provincial Capitol Complex. The Provincial Capitol is one of the eight architectural treasures in the Philippines. It boasts a gorgeous spiral staircase, elegant chandeliers, as well the beautifully-framed portraits of former leaders.
After a short walk across the capitol complex, you will find your second stop. The elegant Urduja House is where the governor of the province resides. As you walk around the vicinity, you will see a picturesque fountain, as well as furniture that features the influences of Southeast Asian design.
Within the complex, you will see the Sison Auditorium, also known as the Cultural Center of Pangasinan. Citywide events are usually held at this auditorium. You will also find the Veterans Memorial Park close by. Marvel at the displays of World War 2 fighter planes and check out the Lingayen Gulf Landing Shrine. The shrine commemorates the Filipino freedom fighters during the Gulf Landing in the province.
Newly added to the complex is the ASNA Park. The name is a direct local translation of “salt”. This public space is dedicated to Pangasinenses who are considered “salt and light” of their community.
Walk further past the structures and you will find the Capitol Beachfront and Baywalk. Here you can breathe in the fresh sea air. Stroll at a leisurely pace and observe locals go about their day. Buy some snacks from the vendors but make sure to follow the Leave No Trace principles.
Cap off your tour by visiting the bagoong factory. Lingayen is home to the best makers of bagoong or sautéed shrimp paste. Get a taste of this locally produced condiment along with some other delicacies.
Learn about the culture and history of Lingayen by joining this memorable walking tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards and ATMs may be limited.
- Children ages 2 years old and below are free of charge.