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Vatican gives special status to Batangas shrine

OUR LADY OF CAYSASAY CHURCH IN TAAL By: Jerome Aning - Reporter / @JeromeAningINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:01 AM May 26, 2012 MANILA, Philippines—Devotees making a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Caysasay in the historic town of Taal in Batangas will now...

EL PASUBAT 2015

  April 25, 2015 – Saturday DAY 1   7:30 AM                                 FESTIVAL PARADE 8:00 AM Onwards               AGRI FAIR/TRADE FAIR 8:00 AM Onwards               VISITAS DELAS CASAS 9:00 AM                                 ARTISTS’ EXHIBITION 2:00...

Don Juan Boodle House

Taal is known for its preserved cultural heritage and old ancestral houses that’s why it is given the title “Heritage Town”. Its municipality and people are hand-in-hand in taking care of these tourist spots as they are intent on preserving history and our traditions....

St. Martin of Tours

The Cavalier By: Crystal April R. Valencia   November 11 a noted date for Taalenos. This date is big event for a religious activity celebrated by the town. 4:00 am in the morning the town is banged with  a marching band roaming around the Taal town proper itself....

Paradores Del Castillo Hotel

  PARADORES DEL CASTILLO A PLACE IN TIME Paradores is a term used in Spain for a historical building, monastery or castle that has been converted into a government-run luxury hotel.  Parar or Para means to stop and stay. The original owner’s Spanish-Filipino...

Independence Day (June 12,2014)

By: Crystal April Valencia   Independence Day (Filipino : Araw ng Kasarinlan; also Araw ng Kalayaan, lit. "Day of Freedom") is an annual national holiday in the Philippines observed on June 12, commemorating the Philippine Declaration of Independence from...

The Basilica of St. Martin de Tours

Basilica of St.Martin de Tours  Basilica de San Martin de Tours is a Minor Basilica in the town of Taal, Batangas in the Philippines, within the Archdiocese of Lipa. It is considered to be the largest church in the Philippines and in Asia, standing 88.6 metres (291...

Taal “The Heritage Town”

By: Crystal April R. Valencia   An anecdote tells of a native Taaleno who, asked what the town was called, though the question had reference to what he was holding and he replied, "ta-ad" which is the Batangueno's word for sugar cane points. From "taad" acording...

EL PASUBAT FESTIVAL 2014

by: Crystal April Valencia Celebrated annually during the month of April, EL PASUBAT Festival is the conglomeration of the trademarks of Taal, Batangas. EL PASUBAT stands for Empanada, Longganisa, Panutsa,Suman, Balisong, Barong...

Burdang Taal Fashion Show(ELPASUBAT 2014)

By: Crystal April Valencia Photos by : Haji Photograps Featuring: Filipiniana, Retro Dresses, FDAP Outfits, and Wedding Gowns made by Designers of Taal Burdang Taal is a coined term for the town's hand embroidery industry which has been existing for many decades now....

My History I Fieldtrip Around Batangas

by Nicole Lopez   Last September 8, 2012, our History I class together with the other classes of the same subject, went to different cities and towns of Batangas to discover different sites related to Philippine History. First stop was the Malvar Shrine in Sto....

A Walk around Taal Heritage Town

By Gael Hilotin | Pinay Solo Backpacker – Sat, Dec 14, 2013   Taal volcano and its caldera lake may be the poster boy of Batangas, but unknown to many, the province is also home to a municipality of the same name. Hailed as the Heritage Town, the Grand Lady of...

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The Heritage Town

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