i

Member Login

search by:
 Google  |  VisitMyPhilippines 
     
 
Home >> Go to the Regions >> Region III Central Luzon >> Resource Center >> DK Mason >> List of Attractions     

List of Attractions

D.K. MASON
www.kcpa-tv.com

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

PAMPANGA AND CLARK

Nayong Pilipino sa Clark (outdoor living museum of Phil history)
Clark Freeport Zone, Clark, Pampanga
Welcome to Nayong Pilipino sa Clark. Take a glimpse of the Filipino culture. The Philippines is a country of varied and colorful cultures. Each of the 17 regions is unique with its own food, language, customs and traditions.

Camalig (ancient rice mill converted into restaurant)
#292 Sto. Rosario St., Angeles City, Pampanga
A restored grain storehouse, the Camalig ("shed" in the Kapampangan vernacular) was built in 1840 by Don Ciriaco de Miranda, Angeles' first gobernadorcillo (mayor), as a farm shed of light materials (and later upgraded in the early 1900s to its present form by the town's first post-colonial mayor, Capitan Juan Nepomuceno).

Clark Barn Houses (century old houses of American soldiers)
Clark, Pampanga
These barn houses were built from 1910 to 1913 at a cost of $1, 309.90 each and used then as officers quarters.Following a tropical style of architecture, these barns were built of Oregon pine shipped from the United States.

Clark Cemetery
Clark, Pampanga
Located in Clark, this is the hallowed ground where the remains of close to 8,000 US military and civilian personnel who died during the Spanish- American War and Philippine-American War are interred.

Kamikaze East Airfield (Japanese human bombs)
Mabalacat, Pampanga
In World War II, Mabalacat was known as the birthplace of the kamikaze, the dreaded Japanese suicide missions which claimed the lives of more than 1,200 Japanese pilots and an untold number of Allied soldiers.

Salakot Arch (landmark)
Angeles City, Pampanga
Located in front of the Clark main gate, and fashioned after a farmer's hat, this cavernous welcome landmark was built in 1979 to commemorate the historic signing of the RP-US Military Bases Agreement, which conferred complete sovereignty over all US military bases on the Philippine government.

Abe's Farm (Events Village Country Cuisine and Spa)
Magalang, Pampanga (at the foothills of Mt. Arayat)
Enjoy the culinary delights of Abe Restaurant right where it comes from - the gourmet province of Pampanga, in the town of Magalang where the famed writer and artist Abe Aguilar Cruz first saw the light of day and majestic beauty of Mt. Arayat.

Diosdado Macapagal Intl Airport
Clark, Pampanga
DMIA, a sprawling 2,500 hectare area, has two 3.2 km long runways which are capable of accommodating wide bodied aircraft like the Boeing 747s, Airbus 300 series and military cargo planes, including the C-5 galaxy, a wide ramp area, apron and taxiway facilities as required for world-class standards.

Everybody's Cafe (authentic Capampangan cuisine)
Poblacion, City of San Fernando, Pampanga
Everybody's Cafe is where Kapampangan food is available everyday in their turo-turo style display. Try out the pako salad, calderetang baka, morcon, chicharon bulaklak, tortang bangus, inihaw na hito or bulalo soup.

Sisig sa Pampanga
Angeles City, Pampanga
Contributed by: Robby Tantingco (Holy Angel University Center for kapampangan Studies)
THE SISIG STORY: The first time that sisig was ever recorded in history was in 1732, in a Kapampangan dictionary compiled by an Augustinian friar, Diego Bergaño. (The Spanish missionary served as parish priest of Mexico, Pampanga in 1725-1731, where he most likely encountered the dish.)

Hilaga Cultural Village (Christmas Village)
City of San Fernando, Pampanga
Located at the mouth of the San Fernando Toll Exit along the North Luzon Expressway, North Philippines Hilaga (formerly Paskuhan Village) was transformed into a cultural, historical, tourism, trade, and entertainment village by former Secretary Richard J. Gordon in 2003.

Clark Museum and Museong Kapampangan (history of Clark and Pampanga)
Clark, Pampanga
The museum showcases the rich historical past of Clark, as a former US military base and its dramatic metamorphosis into a special economic zone and eventually, as a world-class aerotropolis.

Puning Hot Spring and Restaurant
Sitio Puning, Porac, Pampanga (via Sapangbato, Angeles City)
Geothermal exploration following the 1991 Mt. Pinatubo eruption indicated that the volcano hosted a hydrothermal system which today manifests varying degrees of temperature (some even reach close to boiling point!).

El Kabayo Riding Stables & Cowboy Western Town
Location Clark Freeport Zone
Address Gil Puyat Ave., cor. Panday Pira Ave., Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga
Description Horseback Riding (tour of western town and other areas), Adventure and Scenic Trail Rides, Carriage Tours, Riding Lessons, Wholesale Riding, Horse Board and Lodging, Photo Opportunities, The HorseShoe Bar & Saloon, General Store

Paradise Ranch (Leisure Park and Wildlife Sanctuary)
Location Sitio Monicayo, Brgy. Calumpang, Sacobia Valley, Clark, Pampanga
Description Perfect for field trips, get-away vacation, camping, retreats, rock climbing, trekking, rest and recreation, outdoor adventure and other occasions. Amenities include: Zoocobia Fun Park, Vista Montana Pool, Country Western Clark, villas, lake house, cafe/restaurant, man-made lake, aviary, playfield, butterfly garden, botanical garden, fishing lagoon, picnic huts, cottages, prayer hill, and more.

Marcos Village (Aeta Village)
Mabalacat, Pampanga
An authentic Ayta village complete with their tribal rituals and customs.

Sto. Tomas Pottery Industry
Sto. Tomas, Pampanga
For many generations, Kapampangans are known to have fashioned pots and bowls of baked clay for their daily use. Here in Sto. Tomas, where clay remains abundantly available, this age-old art continues to thrive and find expression as one of the town’s primary source of commerce. Home to many traditional potters, Sto Tomas is the place to go for its decorative clay jars, classic earthenware, and assorted potteries.

FONTANA LEISURE ESTATE (WITH GOLF COURSE)
HOLIDAY INN CLARK (VILLAS)
MIMOSA GOLF COURSE
DUTY-FREE SHOPS
NEW WELLBEING SPA
MONTEVISTA VILLAS
CASINOS (FONTANA, HOTEL VIDA, OXFORD HOTEL, ANGELES CASINO)
CLARK EAGLE SHOOTING RANGE

ZAMBALES

Subic Bay Seaport
Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Zambales
The Subic Port is located Southwest of Luzon Island, Philippines. It is 110 kilometers North of Manila, facing the South China Sea and surrounded by Olongapo City and the towns of Subic and Morong.

Olongapo City Museum
Olongapo City Convention Center , Old Hospital Rd., East Tapinac Olongapo City
The museum showcases the rich historical and cultural heritage of Olongapo City, chronicling its various stages of transformation over the years, from the city's humble beginnings as a small fishing village inhabited by native Aetas, to a Navy town, to a successful military base conversion and economic independence after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in 1991, and its subsequent growth and development from an ordinary municipality into a vibrant city and a progressive community.

Grande Island
Subic Bay Freeport, Zambales
The former R & R center for most of the American Navy personnel stationed in Subic, now an island paradise of international standards under management by Grande Island Resort. Enjoy the fine beaches of the island amidst aquatic resources. Take a trek along the wilderness trail system.

Masinloc Oyon Bay
Masinloc, Zambales
The combination of the sunset and cool breeze from the sea provides an excellent environment for nature lovers of all ages. You never get tired going there early in the morning to inhale the fresh sea breeze and in the afternoon to view the envigorating sight of the sunset. The Taclobo (Clam) Farm & Coral Reef Transplantation Project contributes to the improvement of the condition of Philippine coral reefs thru coral transplantation and resseding of giant clams.

Subic Bay Freeport Zone
Subic Bay, Zambales
Subic Bay has the country's only remaining three-layered virgin canopy rainforest teeming with wildlife and foliage. The bay offers ocean-going vessels a natural, deep-water port facilities and sheltered harbor.
Special Interest :
1. Treetop Adventure
2. Jungle Survival training
3. Ocean Adventure
4. Meandering / Flying Bats
5. Museum

TARLAC

Capas National Shrine
Capas, Tarlac
The shrine was the first prison camp for the men who survived the "Death March" in the hands of the Japanese during the last world war in 1942. The Camp O' Donnell Memorial Monument was built by the organization known as "The Battling Bastards of Bataan" to honor those American men who died at Camp O'Donnell, while prisoners of the Japanese.

Hacienda Luisita
Tarlac City, Tarlac
The Cojuangco-owned hacienda in Tarlac City houses the famous Tarlac Industrial Park where a growing lists of international export producing companies are located. It boasts of an 18-hole championship golf course, shopping malls, world-class restaurants, hotels, a Beverly Hill - type of residential estate and a vast sugar plantation. Also located in the complex is the Aquino Center and Museum.

Mt. Pinatubo Trek and Wellness Spa
Location Capas, Tarlac
Address Brgy. Sta. Juliana, Capas
DESCRIPTION A fascinating oasis amidst a picturesque pastoral environment framed by rolling hills and mountain ranges, this new product in health tourism offers a first-of-a-kind model in fitness therapy and wellbeing: from a relaxing body wrap on sulfur-laden hot volcanic sand, to a revitalizing dip in a thermal bath and foot spa, and finally to a soothing Shiatzu body work in a 100-pax capacity massage parlor - all made possible after a day's sweltering trek to Mt. Pinatubo.

Aquino Center
Tarlac City, Tarlac
The Aquino Museum, located within the Aquino Center, houses a collection of photographs and memorabilia from Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino's early political career, his imprisonment during martial law, his death.

 

Viewing 1 - 1 of 1  
 [1] 

Announcement

CloseNo events foundsss.