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Metro Manila to

San Fernando, Pampanga

and vice versa

 

PROVINCES HIGHLIGHTS

Visit the thriving province of Bataan and Pampanga and discover historical and exceptional locations. Dig deeper into a destination with life-enhancing retreats, adventures, and ecotourism journeys.

 

Explore the many beautiful sites of Balanga, Mariveles, Layac, and San Fernando.

 

Explore the top 5 attractions of the Capital
1. Bataan World War II Museum
Fascinate into the heroism of Filipino and American forces during World War II as you visit or drive through the historic sites in Bataan’s capital, Balanga. There, you can see the fragments of the war era, particularly the tragic Bataan Death March.

2. Cathedral Shrine Parish of Saint Joseph
The city’s church and convent were built in 1714. During World War II, the cathedral was utilized by the Japanese 14th Army as an artillery emplacement to barrage Mt. Samat, where the Filipino-American soldiers were making their last stand. It is one of the historically significant places in Balanga.

3. Surrender Site Marker
Surrender Site Marker in Balanga, Bataan is the exact site where the major general marked the surrender documents. This occurred on April 9, 1942. The major general chose to give up to try not to lose more warriors to the war due to lack of supplies needed for the war.

4. Balanga Wetland and Nature Park
Reconnect with nature in the entirety of its magnificence at the Balanga Wetland and Nature Park. Renowned as a top fowl watching shelter, the recreation center is a most loved visit for transient flying creatures. Best occasions for fowl viewing are in the early mornings or late evenings. For sharp birders, there are see decks and raised cabins for a superior encounter.

5. Mount Samat National Shrine
Rediscover the Mt. Samat Shrine in Balanga, Bataan. Also known as the “Dambana ng Kagitingan”, it was built in honor of the Filipino’s bravery during the war. The steel-made dedication cross is for the fallen fighters who battled against the Japanese soldiers.
You can also take a side trip going to Dulusan Falls at the foot of Mt. Samat. Take a dip in the enticing waters of the falls.

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The Secret Spots in Mariveles, Bataan

1. Five Fingers

The name Five Fingers refer to the five coves in Mariveles namely Apatot Cove, Bat Cave/Pulong kawayan cove, Tinanlakan Cove, Nagbintana Arch, Laki Beach. It was named five fingers because the coves are just separated by thin strips of land that they look like five fingers from above.

2. Tarak Ridge
Tarak Ridge is one part of Mount Mariveles’ many peaks, but it is notable for its rocky terrain, steep cliffs, and jagged rocks. Locals in turn named the ridge Tarak, an amalgam of “Tabak” (hunting knife) and “Tarik” (steep).

3. Panoypoy Cove
Panoypoy Beach (also known as Hawla Beach) offers travelers a chill no-fuss time with its easy ambiance and laid-back vibes. Mariveles, Bataan is known for its pristine coves and view decks.

4. Balon Anito Hot Spring
Balon Anito Hot Spring in Mariveles, Bataan is a small dead volcano crater that’s often flocked by elderly people to have their feet soaked in the hot spring. It is said to have healing and therapeutic effects which is why many tourists make it a point to add this place to their itineraries.

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The Go-To Food Hubs in San Fernando, Pampanga
1. The SOUQ Pampanga: Restaurant inspired by the Souk Madinat in Dubai
Best Sellers: Hong Kong Chicken, Crispy Pork Adobo, Sisig, Kare-Kare
Location: Lazatin Blvd. San Fernando, Pampanga
Cuisine: Filipino, Asian

2. Bale Capampangan: The best buffet restaurant in San Fernando with wide array of Filipino, Asian cuisine
Buffet Favorite: Adobong Balut
Location: MacArthur Highway Dolores, San Fernando, Pampanga

3. Everybody’s Cafe: Serving home-cooked Pampanga food since the 1960s
Best Seller: Dinuguan, Pancit Palabok, Morcon
Location: MacArthur Highway Dau, San Fernando, Pampanga
Cuisine: Filipino, Asian

4. Susie’s Cuisine: The best pasalubong restaurant since 1972
Best seller: Ube Halaya, Sapin-sapin, Mochi
Location: MacArthur Highway Dolores, San Fernando, Pampanga
Cuisine: Filipino, Asian

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Attractions in Balanga

Fascinate into the heroism of Filipino and American forces during World War II as you visit or drive through the historic sites in Bataan’s capital, Balanga

Secret Spots in Mariveles

Dig deeper into a destination with life-enhancing retreats, adventures, and ecotourism journeys. 

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