Legaspi City Things to Do

  • The evening-time views from the cafe
    The evening-time views from the cafe
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  • Mylen - our 'catamaran-style' boat.
    Mylen - our 'catamaran-style' boat.
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  • Lignon Hill
    Lignon Hill
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Legaspi City Things to Do

  • Marvel at Mt. Mayon and Zipline on...

    Lignon Hill is that hill that obstructs the perfect view of Mt. mayon when you get off your plane at the Legaspi Airport. A visit to Lignon Hill is often part of Legaspi City Tour package. But for those who are DIYers, there are two ways to get to the view deck on top of Lignon Hill. After visiting the Japanese Tunnel, you can either decide to hoof...

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  • Crawl into the Japanese Tunnel

    There are organized tours that offer a visit to the Japanese Tunnel at the foot of Lignon Hill. It is worth visiting especially if you haven't seen any of the remnants of the Japanese occupation. According to locals the Japanese hid their arsenal in the tunnels during the later part of the WWII. Best of all there is a designated guide on site that...

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  • Mayon Volcano

    The Philippines Belong to the Pacific Ring of Fire (Pacific areas of Active Volcanoes) and has 22 active volcanoes at present. Among the Most popular Besided Tagaytay Volcano is the Mayon Volcano which is located in Albay Province. It is an almost Perfect Cone and stands at 8077 feet. It is a Stratovolcano. It is now in the race in for the new 7...

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  • Mayon Volcano National Park

    Mayon Volcano National Park is popular with climbers, campers, day trippers and foreign tourist. The Mayon Volcano National Parks stands at 21 square miles (55 square km.) with Mayon Vocano at it's center. The park has large tracts of abaca plantations, Pili Nuts, Vegetables and has a number of Mini Hot Springs. Off Course the Center of the Park...

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  • Cagsawa Ruins

    the most famous catastrophy of Several Mayon Volcano Eruptions is the Cagsawa Ruins, Located in the Present town of Daraga. Cagsawa was a town then but in 1814, Mayon Volcano Suddenly erupted and Many people in the Town of Cagsawa tried to hide in the Roman Catholic Church but alas, like what happened in Pompeii Italy when Mount Vesuvius Erupted,...

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  • Mayon Rest House Observatory (MRHO)

    The Mayon Rest House Obervatory is the Nearest Observatory of the Volcano, it is located about 3.8 kilometers northwest of the summit and is the popular area for viewing the vlcano. It is located 2,000 feet above sea level and is connected by a winding road to Tabaco Town in Albay. The entrance is free and this is located in the middle of Mayon...

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  • Whaleshark (Butanding) Watching

    Whalesharks are the largest Mammal earth and despite their name, they are gentle and non violent plus they are not carnivores but just eat planktons (sea algaes). Before 1997, the world’s most popular whale shark tour was in Ningaloo Reef, West Australia, where hopefuls enlisted the aid of a light spotter plane. Aside from being rather pricey ($350...

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  • ATV on foothills of Mayon Volcano

    Riding an ATV itself is a wonderful experience but with the backdrop of Mayon Volcano, adds a whole lot to the experience. It takes about 3-4hrs for the whole ride. There is also a stop over where you could view the Mayon Volcano on a helipad on top of lava rocks. the view is just breath-taking. Downside? Price is a little steep, it cost 1800php...

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  • Make It To Kapuntukan Hill

    Often taken for granted because it is so near and more accessible than Lignon Hill, Kapuntukan Hill is a nice place which we missed. We always postponed going to Kapuntukan Hill, thinking it was very easy to go there because it was very near our hotel... Alas, the time and weather beat us to it. By the time we were free and wanted to go there, it...

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  • Don't Miss The St. Raphael Parish Church

    We passed by the St. Raphael Parish Church many times as we shuttled to and from the Legazpi Port District/central business district. We didn't give it much attention because it looked like a modern church structure (we prefer to visit ancient church structures). I learned only later that tourists pass by St. Raphael Church to see its unique...

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  • The New Must-See Place: The Embarcadero

    Walking distance from Legaspi Tourist Inn is The Embarcadero, a waterfront development located at the harbour area of Legaspi City, adjacent to the Kapuntukan Hill. It is Legaspi’s newest commercial and entertainment center with boutiques, retail stalls, restaurants and cafes, bars, and arcade. Althoug the entire complex is not yet fully completed,...

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  • Trick Shots (pictures) in Cagsawa Ruins

    the boys selling mayon pictures in Cagsawa are well trained to take pictures, ask for the trick shots and they will guide you through. look for King (aka King Kong), he took our pictures (attached).

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  • Lingnon Hill

    get a view of Legazpi City at Lingnon Hill, its just 10 mins drive from the airport. also get a good view of mayon and Legazpi airport airstrip.

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  • Marvel at Mayon volcano from Lignon Hill

    There's no better place to marvel at majestic Mayon volcano but on Lignon observatory hill, located at the outskirts of Legaspi City near the airport. This is the usual site where scientists and media congregate to observe the volcano's active state and during times of active eruptions. On a very clear day, one will see the recent lava flow in 2001...

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  • Hello Pili

    Introduce yourself to Pili, the regional tree, unique to the Bikol region and grew in isolated parts in the Visayas as well. It's an unassuming tree, not immediately observable to an untrained eye, but they abound the region.What's ultimately different about this tree is its pili fruit or nut (Canarium ovatum). Green in color and symmetrical 4-7...

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  • japanese tunnel

    about 10minutes from the base of the hill, you'll see this tunnel on the left side. there are light bulbs inside the tunnel, it's actually a bit cool inside because the ceiling and walls (stones) are damp.

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  • lignon hill

    it's about a 30-minute walk to the view deck on top of the hill. you can either have a morning jog or an evening walk to the top. on the way up, you'll see the albay park & wildlife and the legazpi city airport below. there are also food stalls and a new al fresco dining area being constructed on the deck. when on the top, you'll feel like you're...

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  • Our Lady of the Gate church

    this is an old church on top of a hill. you'll get a view of Mt. Mayon when standing on the right side of the church.

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  • cagsawa ruins

    be sure to visit the cagsawa ruins in daraga. entrance fee - php10. it's just a short drive from legaspi city. you will also have a good view of the majestic Mt. Mayon. get a picture of the ruins with the volcano as the backdrop.

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  • albay park and wildlife

    entrance fee - php20. it's beside the entrance to the lignon hill park. please go in the late afternoon, 4pm onwards. we went there around 2pm and even with an umbrella, we still got sunburned. there are bikes and boats for rent, a playground, and a couple of food stalls.

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  • Mayon Rest House

    If you have the time, hire a car and a driver to take you to this place. It is about an hour from Legaspi City. Mayon Rest House is a few hundred meters above the foot of the Mayon. From here, you will see the entire city of Legaspi, Sto. Domingo and parts of bacacay. A worthy visit. I have been there a years ago, we went in the afternoon, only...

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  • Cagsawa Church Ruins

    In 1814, Mt. Mayon, in the province of Albay, the Philippines, erupted and devastated the surrounding communities. This is what remained of the Cagsawa church, whose bellfry has remained standing as a mute testimony of the enormous disaster caused by flowing lava. Some 1,200 people sought sanctuary in the church, thinking that they would be saved...

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  • Cagsawa Ruins

    Do not miss the Cagsawa Ruins and its famous bell tower. There was a big eruption couple of centuries ago, leaving only the bell tower of the church. The rest of the church was buried under the lava along with its priests and nuns. Also, it gives one of the most stunning views of Mt. Mayon.

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  • Hiking at Lignon Hill

    This is the place where the locals usually do their jogging or just simply walking. On top of the hill it offers a great view of the city of Legaspi, the Gulf of Albay and of course the Mt. Mayon.The station for Mayon Volcano Observatory is also located here. As of this writing, the Mayon volcano is having mild...

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  • Photo Session at Albay Wildlife and Park

    Aside from nature tripping...it's a great place to fotograph animals, flowers and landscape. The entrance fee is 20 pesos for adult and 10 pesos for children. I did enjoy my foto session here! See my fotos!

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  • another view from the village

    These photo was taken along the road of 'Daraga, Albay' leaving Legaspi City. That was 8:30 in the morning, the best time to view the volcan being clear and uncoverd with clouds.

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  • The Mayon Volcano

    Mayon Volcano is one of the most popular sightseeing in Philippines....it has a perfect formation, they say 'perfect cone' and one of the most active volcano in the Philippines.

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