Region IV-A (CALABARZON)
The region is composed of five provinces, namely: Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon; acronym CALABARZON.
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Quezon Province Historical Attractions
Built by the Spanish colonizers, this bridge is considered the oldest one in town. However, it is not clear whether it was constructed before or after the town church was built in 1585. It is located in Tayabas, Quezon.
Alitao and Malaoa Bridges
Both are century-old and still passable. They are located in Tayabas, Quezon.
Kutang San Diego (Spanish Fort)
It is the only remaining structure built under the supervision of Franciscans during the latter part of the 18th century. It was erected to help guard the town against sea pirates. The fort is located in the town proper of Gumaca, near the pier.
San Diego de Alcala Fortress
Recognized by the National Historical Commission as a national treasure in 1981, this fortress was constructed by the Spaniards under the leadership of Franciscan Father Francisco Coste. It is located in Gumaca, Quezon.
Claro M. Recto Shrine
Recto was an esteemed statesman and staunch nationalist. An illustrious son of Tiaong, he is regarded as the Father of the Philippine Constitution. The shrine is located in Tiaong, Quezon.
Iskong Bantay Watchtower
It was built by the Spanish authorities as a watchtower to warn the townsfolk of Atimonan of impending pirate attacks. It is located in Atimonan town proper.
San Antonio de Alcala Park
Named after the town‘s patron saint, the park features a promenade area facing Lamon bay and the neighboring island of Alabat. The park is located just before the approach to the town proper of Gumaca.
Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents. Italo Calvino
Central Philippine Cuisine
Bicol is noted for its gastronomic appetite for the fiery or chili-hot dishes. Perhaps the most well-known Bicolano dish is the very spicy Bicol express. The region is also the well-known home of natong also known as laing or pinangat (a pork or fish stew in taro leaves).
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