Mount Isarog, Calabanga, Camarines Sur, Philippines
About Mount Isarog
Isarog volcano is an andesitic stratovolcano of Naga city, in SE Luzon, Philippines. It is part of the Bicol volcanic chain, and could still be active although no historic eruptions are known. Mount Isarog was where local troops of the Philippine Army and Constabulary units and Bicolano guerrillas hid during the Japanese Occupation. Now it is one of the beautiful places in this province and a lot of peoples comes here for trekking and to enjoy this nature's wonder.
Attractions near Mount Isarog
Filipino-Japanese Friendship Tower The monument, symbolizing the renewed friendship between Japan and the Philippines after the events of World War II. It is located at Mount Isarog in Sitio Bongcao of Barangay Curry.
This world-class water sports complex aims to bring wakeboarding, cable skiing, and other tow sports to a whole new level with its top-of-the-line facilities and refreshing environment. At CamSur Watersports Complex, speedboats are out—instead, you’ll be pulled by an overhead cable ski system that runs counterclockwise around the lake at speeds of up to 65 kilometers per hour.
A Roman Catholic Minor Basilica which was located in the Naga City. It is one of the largest Marian Pilgrimage Sites in Asia. It is the only Basilica in the Bicol Region and the whole Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Caceres. It houses an image of the Virgin Mary that was sculpted in 1710. It was one of the popular attractions in this area.
A Roman Catholic church which was located in the Naga City. The parish church is also the location of the Plaza Miguel Robles de Covarrubias, where the Traslacion procession of Our Lady of Peñafrancia begins, opening the Peñafrancia Festival.
The famous Roman Cathedral which was located in the heart of Naga City. The church presently has a generally cruciform plan and is Romanesque in ornamentation. It is a large stone construction with gabled galvanized iron sheets for roofing, the walls outside has a grey color. Above the crossing is a rectangular dome topped by a cupola. It is one of the famous attractions in this area.
Located in front of the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral of Camarines Sur province. It is a commemorative arch built to celebrate the 300 years of Bicolano devotion to our lady of Penafracia. The arch was commissioned by the Archdiocese of Cáceres, and its construction was financed by the Peñafrancia Devotees of Metro Manila Foundation Inc. it was now one of the centres of attraction in this area.
Where is Mount Isarog
Discover more attractions in Camarines Sur, where Mount Isarog is located
Camarines Sur is the largest among the six provinces in the Bicol Region both by population and land area. The province is home to the critically endangered Isarog Agta language, one of the three critically endangered languages in the Philippines according to UNESCO.