Kabugsakan Falls in Boac

Kabugsakan Falls Tugas Boac Marinduque Tugos Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing Nature Guide Kabugsakan Falls is located in Tugas, Boac in Marinduque Province. The Kabugsakan Waterfalls is located 3 kilometer north of Tugos and is ideal for picnics and nature based activities. It is a popular spot among the locals because of its close proximity to Boac. The falls are located in a scenic rocky gorge and drop in total about 15m over two sections: the upper falls dropping into a secluded rocky pool before dropping again the remaining 10m or so to a much larger pool at the bottom with other rivulets cascading down some of the large boulders and rock formations in the floor of the gorge. Boac is Continue reading

The Boac Cathedral in Marinduque

Boac Catheral Marinduque Immaculate Conception Monserrat Location History Construction Architecture Layout Parish Schedule Mass Wedding Priest Statue Tour Visit Structure Building Convent Worship The Boac Cathedral is located in Boac City in Marinduque Province. The Boac Cathedral, officially known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, is the oldest existing structure of Marinduque built in 1580. The earthquake-Baroque architecture was originally called Monserrat de Marinduque later renamed Immaculate Conception Church by Jesuits. Now officially called Boac Cathedral, the retablo main and side altars stand as major feature. Boac is the capital of the island province of Marinduque. It is located 155 kilometers southeast of Manila.

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The Boac Museum in Marinduque

Boac Museum Marinduque Location Building Exhibit Collection Display Collection History Ceramic Gaspar Building Contact Manager Island Swatow Culture Artifacts Hours Memorabilia Entrance Fee The Boac Museum is located in Boac City in Marinduque Province. The Boac Museum features the archeological, ethnographic, geological and historical materials reflecting the culture of Marinduque. In the underwater archeology section there are samples of tradeware ceramics retrieved from Gaspar island. These ceramics are of Swatow type dating to the Ming Period during the reign of Emperor Wan Li (1573 to 1620). Boac is the capital of the island province of Marinduque. It is located 155 kilometers southeast of Manila. To get to Boac from Manila, take a JAC, Jam, Tritran, Lucena Lines or South Star Bus and take the Manila to Lucena Route. Specifically, choose buses that will take you to the Talao-Talao Pier in Lucena City. From the Talao-Talao Pier, passengers bound for Mogpog, Boac, Gasan or Buenavista must choose Balanacan Pier while Continue reading

Luzon Datum in Mogpog

Luzon Datum Mogpog Marinduque geodetic reference Center united states coast survey uscgs 1911 topgraphic hydrographic data point marker map maker triangulation station primary reference hill location Luzon Datum is a geodetic reference center located in Mogpog in Marinduque Province. During the American occupation, the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey (USCGS) use the Luzon Datum of 1911 to get  information for topographic, geodetic and hydrographic surveys. This important geodetic point marker is used as point number one for all map makers of the country. Luzon Datum was established with triangulation station Balanacan as its datum origin and now the primary geodetic reference center of all surveys in the Philippines. Luzon Datum marker is found atop of the highest hill in the province, and is at the bounderies of Brgy. Argao, Hinanggayon and Silangan, Mogpog. Continue reading

The Heritage Houses in Boac

Heritage Houses Boac Marinduque Ancestral Homes Neighborhood Location Municipality History Architecture Construction Style Size Island Street Layout Map Tour Guide Visit Architect Avenue Distance The heritage houses in Marinduque are located in Boac. The old, ancestral homes are a distinct collection of turn of the century houses that reflects spanish influenced architecture mixed with traditionally Pinoy ingenuity. Built heritages that defied the challenges of times will surely mesmerize and transfer you on a bygone era. Boac is the capital of the island province of Marinduque. It is located 155 kilometers southeast of Manila. To get to Boac from Manila, take a JAC, Jam, Tritran, Lucena Lines or South Star Bus and take the Manila to Lucena Route. Specifically, choose buses that will take you to the Talao-Talao Pier in Lucena City. From the Talao-Talao Pier, passengers bound for Mogpog, Boac, Gasan or Buenavista must choose Balanacan Pier while passengers bound for Santa Cruz and Torrijos may choose going to the Buyabod Pier. Continue reading

The Palad Sandbar in Santa Cruz

Palad Sand Bar Santa Cruz Marinduque Maniwaya Island Beach Location Water Sand Resort Surf Tide Sports Snorkeling Depth Scuba Diving Hotel Location Distance Boat Tour Guide Barangay Visit Fishing The Palad Sand Bar is located in Santa Cruz in Marinduque Province. The Palad Sand Bar is located near Maniwaya Island. Relatively small in size, the Palad sandbar features semi-fine white sand, and a mixture of crush coral small rocks. The sandbar only appears during low tide, so plan your visit and aquatic excursions according. During high tides, the sand bar is not visible. When the patch of sand appears during low tide, it is surrounded by clear, shallow water suitable for splashing around, swimming and snorkeling. Continue reading

The San Isidro Cave in Santa Cruz

San Isidro Cave Santa Cruz Marinduque Bagumbungan Punong Location Entrance Cavern Size Hiking Trail Depth Distance Difficulty Visit Tour Guide Stalactite Length Stalagmite Spelunking History Discovery The San Isidro Cave is located in Santa Cruz in Marinduque Province. The San Isidro Cave, also known as the Bagumbungan Cave, was discovered by a team from the provincial tourism office and cave enthusiasts in 2009. The cave featuers the longest known Subterranean river in the province. San Isidro’s cave entrance is connected to Barangay Punong. A two kilometer route has already been mapped but many passages and chambers are still unexplored. The San Isidro cave features many waterfalls and unique cave habitats. Continue reading

Tres Reyes Islands in Marinduque

Tres Reyes Islands Marinduque Location Three Kings Melchor Gaspar Baltazar Caves History Marine Reserve Beach Tour Guide Boat Rental Gasan Snorkeling Scuba Diving Swimming Water Resort Visit Info The Tres Reyes Islands are located in Marinduque Province. The islands were named after the three Biblical kings, Melchor, Gaspar & Baltazar, known in English as the “Three Kings”. The biggest island is Gaspar and there exist caves where various artifacts including pre-colonial gold ornaments have been found and the caves were also believed to have been used as burial sites of pre-colonial Filipinos. The island of Gaspar is also a marine reserve and marine archaeological excavations have also been conducted off the coast of the island. Tres Reyes Islands can be reached via a bangka ride from Gasan, and are good destinations for swimming, sunbathing and snorkeling. The only dive shop in Marinduque, operated by dive master Freedom Dellosa, has its office near the coast. Renting the whole bangka to visit one of these islands for a day trip costs Continue reading

The Balanacan View Deck in Marinduque

Balanacan View Deck Marinduque Location Footbridge Gazebo Panoramic Viewing Cove Islet Coastline Water Ocean Site Harbor Peninsula Spanish Navy Repair Galleons History Description Statue LandmarkThe Balanacan View Deck is located in Balanacan in Marinduque Province. Located at the northwestern portion of the province, the Balanacan Viewing Deck gives visitors a bird’s eye view of the Balanacan cove and islets dotting its coastline. The Balanacan cove is a natural harbor that was used by the Spanish navy to build and repair and galleons during the 17th century. The place has a very beautiful view of the surrounding islands and sea. A footbridge and staircase leads up to the gazebo where tourists can enjoy the surrounding views. Continue reading

Molbog Sulfur Spring in Marinduque

Molbog Sulfur Spring Mount Malindig Marinduque Thermal Hot Spring Swimming Inactive Volcano Temperature Water Size Healing Park Meditation Relaxation Visit Tour Depth Size Barangay Distance History Molbog Sulfur Spring is located at Mount Malindig in Marinduque Province. Molbog Sulfur Spring, also known as Molbog Hot Springs, is a popular tourist spot in the province of Marinduque. The spring is visited by local and foreign tourists alike. Molbog Springs is located at the base of the inactive volcano Mount Malindig, and the water of the spring has therapeutic and natural healing components. The spring is also known to heal some of the people’s skin diseases because of its water. The place is very beautiful with trees surrounding the spring you’ll feel relaxed once you take a dip in the hot waters of the spring. A very nice place to visit if you want to relax. Continue reading