Top 4 attractions to explore in La Union
The province is rich with Old and Historical Catholic Churches. La Union is also blessed with beautiful bodies of water such as the Balay Anito Falls, numerous natural springs, deep waterfalls, and clear waters.
Hiding in one of the busy city in La Union is an old Chinese temple build atop of the hill of San Fernando overlooking the vast South China Sea. This Taoist temple was built in the 1970s dedicated to the Chinese deity Matzu, a powerful protector of the sea and a patron of fishermen. That is why the temple is facing the sea. Inside the temple, you will find the breathtaking 13 tiers spider-type dome, towers, pagoda, gardens, fountains, wood carvings of deities, and many traditional Taoist interio
Our Lady of Charity is also known locally as Apo Caridad. It is also remarked as the Protectress of Ilocandia's crops and harvests from pestilence and natural calamities, and widely known for "precipitating rain in times of drought". Our Lady of Charity made the town of Agoo a major religious center of the north.
The Namacpacan Church also known as the Santa Catalina de Alejandria Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Luna, La Union, the Philippines under the jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Fernando de La Union. Formerly called Luna Church, the church is placed under the advocacy Saint Catherine of Alexandria in 1690 and known for its devotion to the Our Lady of Namacpacan. The church was declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines.
Tapuacan River, also known as Pugo - Cleanest Inland River of the North, is located in Barangay Cares, municipality of Pugo, La Union. In Ilocano terminology, “tapuakan” means "a place where one can jump as high". In the exquisite river, cool and pristine water flows from the town's streams amid huge rock beds or awesome large and quite flat rock formations surrounded by forests and a waterfall.
Map of attractions in La Union