Mount Batulao Peak
Mount Batulao Peak, Batangas, Philippines
About Mount Batulao Peak
Mount Batulao is an inactive volcano in the Calabarzon region of the Philippines. It is a dissected andesitic stratovolcano at the northwestern rim of the Taal Caldera which began to form in the late Pliocene period, about 3.4 million years ago.The mountain is a prominent landmark of jagged peaks, rolling to rugged ridges and deep gorges situated just west of the hill station of Tagaytay at the southwestern end of the Tagaytay Ridge. It is well known for its scenery.
Attractions near Mount Batulao Peak
One of the most popular attractions outside of Metro Manila entices with one of the most unforgettable vistas-- the Taal Lake and Volcano Island. was once the caldera of an old volcano which rose some 5000 to 6000 meters high. As a result of a powerful eruption many years ago, a new volcano Taal rose from the centre of the lake.
Mount Marami is a 9.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Maragondon, Cavite, the Philippines that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. It is one of the beautiful places in this area and yearly a lot of visitors visit this place.
Mount Sungay, also known as Mount Gonzales, is a mountain in the province of Cavite in the Philippines. Located in eastern Tagaytay, the inactive stratovolcano is the highest point of the province of Cavite at 709 meters. The slopes of the mountain is the source of the San Cristobal River that flows from the mountain to Silang, Cavite down to its mouth at Laguna de Bayin Calamba, Laguna. It was now one of the main attractions in this area.
Also known as People’s Park is a historical urban park in Tagaytay, Cavite. The park was converted from an incomplete mansion, known as the Palace in the Sky built during the Marcos Era. The incomplete scaffolding of the mansion remained intact. The Shrine of Our Lady, Mother of Fair Love, and a doppler weather radar station maintained by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration is also within the park.
Mount Pico de Loro, also known as Mount Palay-Palay, is a dormant volcano in Cavite province on the island of Luzon, Philippines. The mountain is one of the ancient volcanic features of Bataan Arc. Near its summit is a lone vertical cliff feature called the Parrot's Beak or the Monolith that offers a 360-degree view of the protected landscape and the shores of Limbones Cove. This place is one of the main hiking destination in this area.
The best-preserved church complex in the province, the Church of the Assumption of our Lady was first built in 1618 by the Jesuits, established as a parish church in 1627 and enlarged from 1630-1633. In 1649, during the Spanish-Dutch War, the church was destroyed for fear of becoming a Dutch fort. Then the church was rebuilt by the Jesuits using wood. Now the church was listed by the National Museum as a National Cultural Treasure.
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