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    Manaoag Souvenir and Food Stalls: Souvenir Shops and Food Stalls in Manaoag

    by machomikemd Written Jul 4, 2014
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    being a major Pilgrimage destination in the Philippines for Roman Catholics, there are lots and lots of souvenir stalls and food stalls here lining the road going to the church, located beside the car parks and just outside the basilica that sells various religious items like crucifixes, statues of Jesus, Mary and the Saints, Mass Cards and even local regional food stuffs like the Patupat Rice cake (eerily similar in presentation and taste to Indonesian Ketupat), Sundot Kulangot (sweet sticky rice in bamboo shoots and sticks to get them out), Suman (philippine rice cake wrapped in banana leaves and soaked in lye), Tupig (Rice cake with coconut meat) and a lot more.

    most stalls are open from 5:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday

    What to buy: all the religious items and souvenir items and regional sweets and delicacies you can think off

    What to pay: depends on your haggling skills

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    Sidestreet Stalls: Handicrafts, Tropical Fruits & Native Delicacies

    by cyndymc Written Mar 30, 2009

    You need not go far; just outside the Church is a line of food stalls, fruit stands, and handicrafts stores.

    What to buy: Rattan handicrafts from Pozzorubio; tropical fruits (mangoes, chicos,guavas,etc); native delicacies ("Tupig", Ilocos chichacorn, Calasiao "Puto",etc)

    What to pay: Your P100 will go a long way; you'll have lots of fruits/delicacies already.

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    Manaoag Church Religious Stores: Religious Articles and Souvenirs

    by cyndymc Updated Mar 28, 2009

    The Manaoag Church's Religious Stores (there are 2) have all kinds of souvenir and religious items - keychains, car decor, fans, t-shirts, hats, stampitas, novenas and statues/wall hangings of Our Lady of Manaoag, calendars, posters, candles, Holy Water bottles, etc. There are other religious icons/articles for sale at very reasonable prices, absolutely cheaper than those offered by religious stores outside and ambulant vendors.

    What to buy: Almost all religious articles you can think of may be found at the Church Religious Stores.

    What to pay: For P100 or less, you'll be able to buy many novenas and/or religious articles for keepsake or give-away.

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    • Historical Travel
    • Religious Travel
    • Road Trip

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