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Historical Church Ruins Buried by Mayon Volcano.

MY Wife and I visited Legaspi Region ,Albay and these Cagsawa Church ruins. out in the farms... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bribie Island, Australia
OK for that Postcard Pic

It's the most photographed pic with Mt Mayon on the background. There are people there that you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Candice C
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Cagsawa Ruins, Legazpi, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago

MY Wife and I visited Legaspi Region ,Albay and these Cagsawa Church ruins. out in the farms . Only the Spire above the current ground level as this Church has Bad History of pirates ,Fire and 200 years later Buried by the Eruption of Mayon...More

Thank raquelneric
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can spend 1 or 2 hours in this area trying to catch the best postcard picture. It is really very beautiful.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the most photographed pic with Mt Mayon on the background. There are people there that you can lend your phone to take silly pictures of you for just tips. Nice place to buy pasalubong at try the flavored sili ice cream (tried choco flavor...More

Thank Candice C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a Bicolana, from Camarines Norte so whenever we visit our hometown, I always tell my mom to go to Mt. Mayon. 32 years later, I was able to see Mayon not with my family but with my well-traveled friends. I remember during school...More

Thank sheenawanderwoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aside from the majestic Mayon Volcano, marami din ditong mga souvenir shops na pwede mong bilhan ng pasalubong like t shirts, key chains, ref magnets, pili tarts, bottled laing at bicol express, at marami pang iba... May mga kainan din dito. Aside sa mga usual...More

Thank Emee J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always wanted to visit this historical ruin it was fascinating as the whole town was burried during the volcano eruption there is also an ATV ride to the volcano this historical site is a must to visit when in Albay bicol

1  Thank perry986
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The park was amazing! The last time I’ve visited it was in 2000, back then you don’t have to pay an entrance fee or a parking fee. Somehow everything now in Bicol is governed by money! They will charge you more especially if you are...More

Thank Garrlou
Reviewed September 4, 2018

You will be amaze by the ruins how it was being made by the people during those times. Made of stones, comparing of today’s construction was so laborious and wonderful.

Thank tolentinomaldex
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Visit Cagsawa Ruins early in the morning or late afternoon for the best view of the perfectly cone shaped Mayon Vocano. The place itself will reveal the fierceness of a volcanic eruption during the 18th century. Very interesting place with the church belfry and some...More

1  Thank Cotz B
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Wow very interesting place, the ruins are what remains after a volcanic larva flow destroyed all that was in its path. Great souvenir shops, remember to ask for a better price. Some OFF roading to be done near by, to adventures for us, people looked...More

Thank eawdooley
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ione m
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Response from Raquel B | Reviewed this property |
You can book when you get there. It is safe with kids also.
ione m
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Response from Kate L | Reviewed this property |
We were there from morning to 4 PM and the human traffic wasn’t letting up until it rained hahaha!