Mount Iriga, Buhi, Camarines Sur, Philippines
About Mount Iriga
An old dormant stratovolcano located at Bicol lies a prominent mountain known to mountaineer as Mt.Asog but to local, it is Mt.Iriga straddling into multiple towns of Camarines Sur, in particular, Iriga and Buhi. According to some article, underneath its crater lies 4 fault line and may erupt anytime without warning but as to date, the mountain remains calm. My difficulty rating for this mountain is 4/9 similar to Mt.Cristobal. The summit crater rim is very astonishing as it will offer the hiker
Attractions near Mount Iriga
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.
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.
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.
The Mayon Volcano Natural Park is a protected area of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region on southeast Luzon Island, the largest island of the country. The Natural Park covers an area of 5,775.7 hectares, which includes its centerpiece Mayon Volcano, the most active volcano in the Philippines, and its adjacent surroundings. The volcano is also renowned for having an almost perfect cone. First protected as a National Park in 1938, it was reclassified as a Natural Park in the year 2000.
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.
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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.