Region IV-A (CALABARZON)

The region is composed of five provinces, namely: Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon; acronym CALABARZON.

LAGUNA PROVINCE, ISLANDS PHILIPPINES

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Laguna Major Historical Attractions
Laguna Islands Philippines

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Rizal Shrine, Calamba City

Pride of Calamba, Laguna, where Dr. Jose P. Rizal grew up. is a two-storey building that boasts of a Spanish-vintage architecture where Juan Nakpil was responsible.

Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery Historical Landmark

The underground cemetery is a circular wall structure, built in 18th century by the Franciscan Missionaries. The intricately designed wrought iron-gate on the red-tiled walk crosses the grounds leading straight to the opposite side, where an altar-like structure is located. The tombstones are embedded on the brick walls of the cemetery. At the crypt of the cemetery, according to history, is where the Katipuneros plotted against Spanish rule.

Shrine of Nuestra Seņora de Guadalupe

Founded in 1687. Father Agustin dela Magdalena was the first cura assigned at the Parish. It is originallly chapel of bamboo and nipa.

Homma – Yamashita Shrine Los Baños

Four years of war occupation destroyed many buildings, roads, and bridges in and around Los Baños. In quick succession, the College of Agriculture becomes a Japanese camp for prisoners of war, an interment camp for allied nationals, a target of Kempetai punitive measures, and the headquarters of a secret organization of guerillas.

Battle of Mabitac Mural

Battle of Mabitac is considered to be one of the first successful battles fought against the American Regime during the Filipino-American War that happened on September 17, 1900. In the said encounter, the Filipino Forces headed by General Juan Cailles killed the US Commanding General Cheatam.

Japanese Garden, Caliraya, Cavinti

A shrine created by the Japanese Government in memory of the many Japanese soldiers who died during the bloody encounter between the Japanese troops and the Filipino-American troops at the close of World War II.

Pila Town Plaza and Ancestral Homes, Pila


Pinagbayanan Crematorium, Pila


Biņan Town Plaza and Ancestral Homes, Biñan



Common dishes

Popular catches include tilapia, catfish (hito), milkfish (bangus), grouper (lapu-lapu), shrimp (hipon), prawns (sugpo), mackerel (galunggong, hasa-hasa), swordfish, oysters (talaba), mussels (tahong), clams (halaan and tulya), large and small crabs (alimango and alimasag respectively), game fish, sablefish, tuna, cod, blue marlin, and squid/cuttlefish (both called pusit).

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Laguna Islands Philippines

Laguna Brief History - Laguna Climate - Laguna Population - Laguna Economy - Laguna Political Subdivision
Laguna Geography - Mount Makiling - Laguna De Bay - Laguna Educational Institutions
Laguna Medical Services - Laguna Recreation / Commercial Establishments - Laguna Restaurants / Bars
Laguna Hotels - Laguna Resorts - Laguna Tour Packages - Going To Laguna Philippines
Laguna Historical Attractions - Laguna Natural Attractions - Laguna Cultural Attractions - Laguna Man-Made Attractions - Laguna Religious Attractions - Laguna Feasts and Festivals


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