Catch a glimpse of Legazpi City, Albay’s rich cultural past with a half-day tour that will take you the top landmarks and historical sites. In just 3-5 hours, you’ll visit a centuries-old Baroque church. A monument that commemorates Filipino soldier’s bravery, and take pictures of the fabled Mayon Volcano on top of not just one, but two hillside viewpoints.
Your tour will start once you’re picked up by an air-conditioned van from your hotel. You’ll head straight to one of the most significant monuments in the city’s history, the Bicol Heroes Trylon. Constructed in1965, the 16-meter high Trylon was built on the spot where 800 Filipino revolutionaries laid down their lives and engaged in hand to hand combat against the better equipped American soldiers in 1900.
Next, you’ll visit the provincial capital of Albay, which has the distinction of having lost and regained its status as a city not just once, but thrice under various Presidential Decrees. Immerse yourself in the city’s Spanish colonial past with your next stop, the Daraga Church, a national treasure known for its intricate Baroque architecture and volcanic stone facade.
Put on your walking shoes and prepare your wallets to go shopping at the Satellite Market. Here you’ll find a wide selection of local products such as native bags, abaca rugs, decorative handmade paper, and pili nut confections. Afterwards head on over to Embarcadero de Legazpi, a premier waterfront property with restaurants, hotels, and other establishments you can explore.
You’ll also visit two more places with hillside views of Mayon Volcano: Kapuntuakan Hill. Also known as the Sleeping Lion Hill, and the 156-meter high Lignon Hill, where other exciting activities are offered such as zipline riding, rappelling, airsoft, and ATV riding.
Don’t miss this chance visit Legazpi City’s tourist spots in the comfort of your own air-conditioned van and tourist guide. Check availability by choosing a date above.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.