Top 20 Tourist Spots in Ilocos Region [Updated]

Pagburnayan Pottery MakingKAI_5857

Pagburnayan Pottery Making is one of the most frequently visited and photographed tourist spot in Vigan next to Calle Crisologo. It is home to the famous pottery in the Philippined. The locals say that they use the authentic and old method if making jars with the use of a potter’s wheel. The root word “Burnay” is an earthenware jar, which is the ones used by pottery makers while anay is a material that is heated in high temperature heat which makes the jars durable and and hard.

The Sinking Bell TowerSinking tower

This tower was built in 1612 by the Agustinian Friars and this is one of the noticeable landmark as you enter the city proper of Laoag City in Ilocos Norte. It stands about 45 meters and called with a “sinking” reputation due to the fact that it is just build around a sandy surface and it is believed to be sinking about 1-inch per year. Elderly locals used to say that the anyone can enter the tower on a horseback without stooping. However today, even a person with ordinary height needs to lean forward to enter through the main door of the tower.

Fort Ilocandia Resort and Casino

The Fort Ilocandia Resort and Casino is the only 5-star hotel in Laoag, Ilocos Norte. The classic-Spanish-architecture themed hotel with brick walls lie in a 77-hectare land with casino and golf-course. This was built by former President Ferdinand Marcos just in time for the wedding reception of her youngest daughter- Irene Marcos who wedded Greggy Araneta in 1983.

Juan Luna ShrineJuan Luna

Juan Luna, hero, a well known painter was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte. His infamous painting is the Spolarium and many other renowned paintings. The shrine showcases the legacy of the family. A family gallery as well as vintage photograph of the Luna clan is shown in the museum. It also showcases different palettes done by Juan Kuna himself.


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on Jul 01, 2018

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Comments (12)

  • Marites S dela Rosa

    I would like to inquire about Tour packages in Vigan.

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  • Good day! It’s amazing to know that there are some tourist spots in Ilocos that the might interest them when they visit Philippines! Thank you for this!

  • Ilocos is really nice. My mother told me we once live here. The windmills are really the famous landmark in Ilocos. ^_^

  • Rhea

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  • Jobelle berroya

    Available pa po ba tong package na Ilocos sur tour package na p 3900?can i have your contact number?thank u

  • Mary nymph halabaso

    sand dunes in ilocos norte……. so exiting and enjoyable………. try it ……

  • Lelouch

    The bangui windmills is in ilocos norte. 🙂

  • Shirlyn Mae Neuda

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