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Mount Arayat

Mt. Arayat, Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines

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About Mount Arayat

Towering at 1,026 meters above sea level is Mount Arayat, an extinct stratovolcano and the only mountain in Pampanga. Dubbed as the roof of the province, it proudly stands in the middle of flat land bordered by the towns of Magalang and Arayat.  According to local folklore, Mount Arayat is home to the mystical fairy Mariang Sinukuan, sister of Mariang Makiling of Laguna. But for adventurers, it is a playground! An ideal day hike for mountaineers based in Metro Manila and Central Luzon.



Attractions near Mount Arayat

Mount Arayat National Park4.2km from Mount Arayat

Considered as one of the most accessible parks from Manila, the mystical mountain of Mt. Arayat lies within the municipalities of Arayat and Magalang in Pampanga. At the summit is a circular volcanic crater, and at its foot is the Pampanga River, the second-largest in Luzon, which traverses the provinces of Bulacan, Pampanga, and Nueva Ecija. Noted for its clear water cascading from its waterfalls and for its refreshing surroundings.

San Bartolome Parish Church8.9km from Mount Arayat

San Bartolome Parish Church commonly known as Magalang Church, is a 19th-century Baroque church located at Barangay San Nicolas I, Magalang, Pampanga, Philippines. The parish church, dedicated to Saint Bartholomew the Apostle, is under the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Fernando.

Bayanihan Park17.14km from Mount Arayat

A recreational park which was located in the heart of the Angeles city which covers an area of 7.5 ha. The park serves as an area for recreational and sports activities and hosts basketball and volleyball courts.

Holy Rosary Parish Church18.15km from Mount Arayat

The Holy Rosary Parish, formerly known as Santo Rosario Church, today fondly called by locals as "Pisambang Maragul" stands in the epicenter of the old Culiat town, now Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines. The church has recently been recognized by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts as a national historical site.

The Metropolitan Cathedral of San Fernando formerly Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption is a neo-classical church in the City of San Fernando, in Pampanga Province of the Philippines. It is the seat of the Archdiocese of San Fernando. it was one of the prime attractions in this area.

San Fernando Train Station20.71km from Mount Arayat

The Kapampangans are blessed to have one of the train stations preserved and the original structure turned to a museum showcasing the historical highlights, story behind the iron tracks, and relevant history. displays include remnants from the war, photos of the station, and statues of pertinent people in the recent Philippine history.

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Pampanga is a province located in the Central Luzon. The tourist spot in this province includes heritage churches and shrines, historical landmarks, and natural parks.