A fun throwback to colonial days is the calesa horse-drawn carriages that still clip-clop through Vigan’s streets. Rates for calesa rides should be the same as those for the many tricycles (P8-P10 within the city limits) that will undoubtedly by vying for your custom. But you could also hire a private calesa for around Php150 per hour. The Mestizo District [...]Read more ›
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Baluarte, the only one of its kind in the country. Not just a zoo, Baluarte is an interactive wildlife sanctuary and facility, with the breathtaking view of its dominating scenic boulders amidst trees and greens. They are dedicated to facilitating education, conservation and protection of endangered species and wildlife. Children and those who are young at heart will rediscover life [...]Read more ›
Let the pull of the Old World draw you to travel back to 1885 at the Vigan Heritage Mansion. This recent addition to the hotels in historic Vigan is more than a century old. Built in 1885, the Vigan Heritage Mansion was the home of the late Hon. Pedro Singson as he started his colorful career as the elected governor [...]Read more ›
The branch museum is situated behind a centuries-old belfry that towers magnificently over the town of Magsingal, Ilocos Sur. Magsingal was founded by the Spanish colonizer, Capt. Juan de Salcedo, who worked for the conversion of the Itnegs, the first inhabitants of the place, to Christianity. The museum was once the rectory of the parish priest and was built simultaneously [...]Read more ›