Road Trip: Ilocos Sur


Quirino Bridge, Santa

Named after the late President Elpidio Quirino. This artistic bridge connects the municipalities of Santa and Bantay, Ilocos Sur.

Nuestra Señora de la Claridad Church, Bantay

Home of the queen of Ilocandia, Nuestra Señora de la Claridad. This church has a unique bell tower that is said to be the farthest located bell tower from its church.

St. Paul Metropolitan Cathedral, Vigan

An example of an “earthquake baroque” style church. Built in 1574, but was reconstructed in 1739 due to earthquake and in 1790 due to fire.

Heritage Village, Vigan

 Also known as Calle Crisologo and was founded by Juan Salcedo in 1572. It was included in the world heritage list in 1999 for its best preserved Spanish architectural design.

Burnayan Pottery, Vigan


Known for its world-class pots and jars. Clay are molded with the used of pottery wheel and kiln.


About pinay travelaholic

A Filipina who loves to travel. Born with a family of travelers and started traveling when she was just 2months old. Raised in the hustle and bustling life of the metro but has savored the laid back lifestyle of the countryside during summer vacations. At a very young age, she has experienced being stranded on a train for 3 days, being thrown inside the window of the bus just to save a seat and “top loaded” (riding on the roof) on a PUJ just to reach their destination. …Traveling became her adventure since then. View all posts by pinay travelaholic

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