Welcome to the official tourism website of Taal, Batangas! Take an epic trip down memory lane and revisit a small town richly endowed with well-preserved structures and a proud heritage. Find out what makes Taal, nestled in Southern Luzon, an inspirational cornerstone and pillar of Filipino identity. Taal has a deep well of lineage and culture that will enlighten you more about the evolution of a country & its people.
MABUHAY! To schedule a guided tour please contact CASAS DE TAAL at (0922) 803-8862 / (0917) 531-4831 /(02) 913-5780.
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Vatican gives special status to Batangas shrine
MANILA, Philippines—Devotees making a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Caysasay in the historic
town of Taal in Batangas will now be able to receive the same plenary indulgence granted to pilgrims who visit the ancient basilica of St. Mary Major (Sta. Maria Maggiore) in Rome.
According to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), the Vatican has issued a decree signed by Cardinal Bernard Francis Law, archpriest emeritus of St. Mary Major, granting the Caysasay Shrine the same special privilege attached to the Roman basilica. >>> read more
A revolutionary icon continues to tell her story through a beautifully restored home showcasing period pieces against a backdrop of contemporary artistry.
By: Lorraine Santos