"Bulacan-Home of Brave Heroes & Beautiful Women" Bulacan by cyberhunk

Bulacan Travel Guide: 2 reviews and 8 photos

Tourist Attractions: Angat-BarasBakal:A stone cave; the first choice of the katipuneros as a hideout before they finally selected Biak-na-Bato. Now a popular summer picnic place.Angat Church-400 year old church.BALAGTAS-Bahay na Tisa.One of the oldest known tiled-roof houses in the province; constructed in 1840 and exhibits mixture of mestiso, spanish and native tagalog designs.Balagtas Monument-The monument was built in honor of Francisco “Balagtas” Baltazar, Father of Tagalog Poetry, whose masterpiece Florante at Laura is very popular.BOCAUE-Bocaue Museum.Houses a collection of municipal antiques and priceless array of artifacts.BULACAN-Marcelo H. del Pilar Shrine.Marcelo H. del Pilar – patriot, writer, and editor of the revolutionary paper La Solidaridad – is honored with this monument.BUSTOS-Sto. Niño Church.Well-known Sto. Niño Devotee.Anitique Adobe Stone HouseBuilt during Spanish Era.BMA Park & Torch of Freedom-Landmark of the WW II Veterans.Bustos Dam-The longest sector in the world.CALUMPIT-Calumpit Church.Built in 1575; it has a built-in tunnel where revolutionaries and Spaniards were buried during the war. This was also Gen. Tanaka’s (Japanese Imperial Army) last battlefield.Calumpit BridgeSite of first battle between Filipinos and American soldiers during the retreat of Aguinaldo to the Ilocos Region.DOÑA REMEDIOS TRINIDAD-Torch of Freedom Marker.Marker for one of the base camps of the guerillas during the World War II.MALOLOS-Casa RealPrinting press during the Malolos Republic; it was restored in 1852 and converted into a municipal library. It is now a museum to be the final repository of still existing memorabilia.Barasoain Church-A national shrine, site of the Constitutional Convention of the first Philippine Republic. In its convent the University of the Philippines was first housed.Siar Tree-Now known as “Kalayaan Tree”. Pres. Aguinaldo planted it during a lull in the Malolos Convention.Kamistisuhan Houses-Located at the Pariancillo of Malolos, Bulacan. These houses typify the intricate architectural designs of Spanish buildings during that time. An example is the house of Don Jose Bautista, which was built in 1877. It housed the Ministry or Department of Interiors during the first Philippine Republic.Barasoain Museum-A museum managed by the National Historical Institute where religious artifacts of the province are displayed.Hiyas Museum-A museum that houses a collection of valuable relics, mementos, articles, documents & handicraft of the Philippine Revolution. Located in Malolos to promote the cultural heritage and tradition of the province.Malolos Cathedral-Became the presidential quarters of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo in 1898.Instituto de Mujeres-The place where the women of Malolos, addressed by Dr. Jose Rizal in his famous letter, conducted classes.MALOLOS-Marilao Catholic Church.17th century Roman Catholic Church.La Prenza Dam-1989 Communal Irrigation SystemHanging BridgeA 60m length cable bridge that span across Marilao river connecting Lambakan and Sta. Rosa.
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  • Last visit to Bulacan: Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated Jul 20, 2005
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