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Biri Island

Biri Island, Bayan ng Biri, Hilagang Samar, Philippines

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About Biri Island

Biri Island is the most interesting town in  Northern Samar. It is known for its splendid rock formations carved thru time due to ferocious waves of the San Bernardino Strait that lap up the eastern portion of its shore. The picturesque Biri  Rock Formation is composed of seven gigantic limestone rocks, showcasing itself as an awe-inspiring natural wonder with unique carved forms. It was now one of the great attractions in this area.



Attractions near Biri Island

Capul Island Lighthouse32.93km from Biri Island

In the late 1800s, the Spaniards built a lighthouse on the island that marks the importance of Capul in the maritime navigation of their time. It served and still serving its purpose until now. Capul Island today is a quaint historic town, typically rural and generally out of the usual tourist path. But the island holds rewarding treasures for those who choose the offbeat path to Capul. The lighthouse is one of the centres of the attraction in this area.

St. Anthony of Padua Cathedral88.79km from Biri Island

Also called as Masbate Cathedral. It is presently the cathedral or seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Masbate. It was a huge building and has a lot of features to it. DAily a  lot of people visit this place and enjoy its calm and quiet atmosphere and also the architecture of the church.

Ligñon Hill Nature Park89.05km from Biri Island

The 156-meter high Ligñon Hill has always been one of Legazpi’s most famous landmarks. For years, Ligñon Hill is known only for the PHIVOLCS observatory located in its flanks and an old lighthouse on its summit. Today, it has become one of the city’s prime destinations for sightseers, adventurers, and even fitness peoples.

The Daraga Church in Daraga Albay is also known as the Our lady of the gate or the church of Nuestra Senora de la Built in 1773. It is an Old Spanish colonial church that is considered as one of the most beautiful churches in the Philippines.  It is one of the beautiful structures in this area .andt he Church building is proudly declared as a National treasure and goes through restoration work to maintain the beauty of this religious structure.

Cagsawa Ruins91.82km from Biri Island

Cagsawa Ruins - are the remnants of an 18th-century Franciscan church, the Cagsawa church, built-in 1724 and destroyed by the 1814 eruption of the Mayon Volcano. They are located in Barangay Busay, Albay, Philippines. The ruins, currently protected in a park overseen by the municipal government of Daraga and the National Museum of the Philippines are one of the most popular tourist destinations in the area.

Mayon Volcano94.97km from Biri Island

Mayon, the most famous of the active volcanoes of the Philippines, is a perfect stratovolcano rising to 2462 m on Luzon Island. It erupts very frequently. It is the archetype of a symmetrical stratovolcano and one of the world's most active ones. The volcano with its surrounding landscape was declared a national par and it attracts a lot of tourists to here.

Where is Biri Island

Discover more attractions in Northern Samar, where Biri Island is located

Northern Samar2 attractions

Northern Samar province features several tourism spots. Some of these include old churches, waterfalls, rivers, caves, virgin forests, and beaches.