The Balanga Church Belfry

Balanga Catholic Church Belfry Bataan History Construction Location Japanese Artillery Station Abucay Bombardment Mount Samat World War American Military Site Repair Size Height Distance Description The Balanga Catholic Church Belfry was once used as a Japanese artillery station. The Balanga Belfry is located at the Church of Balanga in Bataan Province. The spiritual ministration of Balanga formerly belonged to Abucay. Balanga became an independent missionary center in 1739. Reverend Benito Rivas, O.P., strengthened this church by fortifying its wall. Rev. Juan Antonio Vicente, O.P, roofed it with galvanized iron and decorated the interior. Rev. Mariano Ma. Minano, O.P., from 1838-1845 constructed the arch of the choir loft and made the baptismal font out of granite from Mariveles. The parochial ministration under the Filipino clergy started with Rev. Mariano Sarili, June 21, 1898. The church was used as the site for Japanese artillery bombardment of Mount Samat where Filipino and American forces gave their last Continue reading

Balanga, Bataan

Balanga Wetland Nature ParkThe City of Balanga, capital of Bataan Province, was formerly a visita of Abucay before it was established as a mission of the Dominican Order in the Provincial Charter of April 21, 1714, and later declared as a vicariate on April 18, 1739, under the patronage of Saint Joseph. Upon the establishment of Bataan as a separate province in 1754, Balanga was made its capital by Gen. Pedro Manuel Arandia due to its favorable location at the heart of the new territorial jurisdiction. Balanga is located at the eastern part of the Province of Bataan and lies in the south western part of Central Luzon. Balanga City is bounded on the north by Abucay; on the east by Manila Bay; on the west by the mountains of Continue reading

Bataan Transit Balanga to Cubao Schedule

Bataan Transit BusBataan Transit Bus has many buses departing from their Balanga Bus Terminal (in Bataan) traveling to Cubao (in Metro Manila). The earliest bus departs at 1:00am, and the last trip departs at 8:50pm. Buses leave at 15 minute intervals. The bus transit schedule is posted below. The times and bus fares for the route is effective as of the date of this post, but may be subject to changes anytime.
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Bataan Transit Cubao to Balanga Schedule

Bataan Transit BusBataan Transit Bus has many buses departing from their Cubao Bus Terminal (in Metro Manila) traveling to Balanga (in Bataan). The earliest bus departs at 1:00am, and the last trip departs at 11:00pm. Buses leave at 15 minute intervals. The bus transit schedule is posted below. The times and bus fares for the route is effective as of the date of this post, but may be subject to changes anytime.
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Genesis Bus Pasay to Balanga Schedule

Genesis BusGenesis Bus has many buses departing from their Pasay Bus Terminal (in Metro Manila) traveling to Balanga (in Bataan). The earliest bus departs at 4:00am, and the last bus departs at 9:00pm. Buses leave at 20 minute intervals. The bus transit schedule is posted below. The times and bus fares for the route is effective as of the date of this post, but may be subject to changes anytime. Continue reading

Genesis Bus Balanga to Pasay Schedule

Genesis BusGenesis Bus has many buses departing from their Balanga Bus Terminal (in Bataan) traveling to Pasay (in Metro Manila). The earliest bus departs at 2:30am, and the last bus departs at 7:30pm. Buses leave at 15 minute intervals. The bus transit schedule is posted below. The times and bus fares for the route is effective as of the date of this post, but may be subject to changes anytime. Continue reading

Max’s Restaurant in Balanga

Max's Restaurant Balanga BataanMax’s Restaurant has a restaurant located on Aguirre Street in Balanga City, Bataan Province. Whether its their famous Max’s Fried Chicken or other meals, customers have a familiar place to dine in when they visit Bataan. Max’s menu includes their standard selection of Fried Chicken, Cater Trays, Per Table Menus (for groups of 5 to 10 people), Combo Meals, Seafood (Camaron Rebosado, Gambas Con Aligue, Sinigang Na Hipon, Boneless Bangus), Vegetables (Asparagus with Tofu, Ampalaya con Carne, Chopsuey, Pinakbet), Beef and Pork dishes (Pork Binagoongan, Kare-Kare, Oriental Beef with Mushrooms, Nilagang Baka), Max’s Merienda (Arroz Caldo, Pancit Luglug, Tofu con Lechon, Seafood Lomi), Pancit Lumpia & Rice (Pancit Canton, Bihon, Continue reading

Genesis Bus Avenida to Balanga Schedule

Genesis BusGenesis Bus has many buses departing from their Avenida Bus Terminal (in Metro Manila) traveling to Ibayo in Balanga City (in Bataan). The earliest bus departs at 3:00am, and the last bus departs at 10:00pm. Buses leave at 15 minute intervals. The bus transit schedule is posted below. The times and bus fares for the route is effective as of the date of this post, but may be subject to changes anytime. Continue reading

Genesis Bus Balanga to Avenida Schedule

Genesis BusGenesis Bus has many buses departing from their Balanga Bus Terminal traveling to Avenida (in Manila), with the earliest bus departing at 2:40am, and the last bus departing at 7:00pm. Buses leave at 15 minute intervals. The bus transit schedule is posted below. The times and bus fares for the route is effective as of the date of this post, but may be subject to changes anytime.  Continue reading