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

National Shrine of St. Padre Pio - Batangas

Located in Barangay San Pedro in Sto. Tomas in the province of Batangas, the National Shrine of St. Padre Pio is a pilgrimage site dedicated and inspired by Saint Padre Pio. National Shrine of St. Padre Pio National Shrine of St. Padre Pio History The shrine initially started out as a bamboo and nipa chapel back in 2003. Then on November 7, 2005, a 1.6-hectare agricultural land was donated to the Archdiocese of Lipa by a generous couple. A year later, another generous individual donated 200 square meters of land to provide the right of way to the site. This land would be the site of the new chapel and later on the Shrine of St. Padre Pio . The salakot like roof as seen from the bell tower Devotees hanging handkerchiefs dipped in the Well of Hope or Bukal ng Pag-asa  St. Padre Pio welcomes the pilgrims to the shrine Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry - National Shrine of Saint Padre Pio St. Padre Pio belltower St. Padre Pio painting A relic inside the Reli

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

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