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Vigan Empanadahan - Ilocos Sur

Located at Jacinto Street on the western side of Plaza Burgos in Vigan City , Ilocos Sur, Vigan Empanadahan is the collective name of the open-air stalls which sells various street foods particularly the famed Vigan empanada . Vigan Empanadahan   Vigan Empanadahan Details Due to its close proximity to Vigan Cathedral and Calle Crisologo , the stalls here are usually jam-packed, particularly during weekends. This place is also quite busy at night especially after the "Dancing Fountain" presentation at Plaza Salcedo . Vigan Empanadahan - Vigan City, Ilocos Sur Something worth noting This is how they make empanadas... Fresh eggs give the Vigan Empanada an amazing taste. Time to fold the empanada before cooking it. Regardless of how busy Vigan Empanadahan gets during lunch and dinner time, it is still best to visit and try out the food there as it ensures the freshness of the food served. Speaking of food, aside from the Vigan empanadas , other street foods av

Hidden Garden of Vigan - Ilocos Sur

Located in 008 Katipunan Street,  Vigan City in the province of Ilocos Sur, the  Hidden Garden of Vigan is a place where nature, history, and food meet. It is also a place of love. You'd find out why as you continue reading. Hidden Garden of Vigan Hidden Garden of Vigan Details The Hidden Garden of Vigan , despite the name, is not really hidden. It is found in the heart of Vigan City and is frequented by locals and tourists alike. It probably got its name from the large backyard garden that is hidden from those who are walking in Katipunan Street in front of it.  Hidden Garden of Vigan - Vigan City, Ilocos Sur The renovated entrance as of 2017 Some souvenirs sold near the entrance Check out if your photo is included here I do hope I won't dig any holes here The plant collection of Hidden Garden of Vigan Different kinds of herbs (The colonel would surely be jealous) Bonsai Collection Hidden Garden of Vigan or simply Hidden Garden started

Quirino Bridge - Ilocos Sur

Located at Barangay Banaoang, Santa, in the province of Ilocos Sur, Quirino Bridge is a 456-meter arch bridge that connects the towns of Santa and Bantay.  Quirino Bridge Quirino Bridge History Also referred to as  Banaoang   Bridge , Quirino Bridge is named in honor of the late 6th president of the Philippines, Elpidio Quirino. The bridge is an iconic symbol of Ilocos Sur and has been shown as a backdrop to some local films particularly those of the late Filipino movie icon, Fernando Poe Jr. Update Quirino Bridge was heavily damaged by floods caused by Typhoon Egan last July 2023.  Quirino Bridge - Santa, Ilocos Sur As seen from the northern end of Quirino Bridge Crossing the Quirino Bridge The bridge was heavily damaged by Super Typhoon Feria back in 2001 and caused great traffic as it is the only bridge that connects Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur then. Although it was fixed and restored, a new bridge was built in 2007 and opened in 2009. The new bridge is located mo

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