8 Things To Do in Pagsanjan, Laguna, Philippines

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1.) Appreciate Pagsanjan Arch

Pagsanjan’s town gate was constructed in 1878-1880; then inaugurated in 1894. On of the still standing colonial architectures in Laguna.

2.) Do a Food Trip

They have nice cafes/ restaurants mostly line up in Rizal street. Here is our separate article on Pagsanjan cafes and restaurants: https://travellingpeoples.com/2021/05/07/restaurants-in-pagsanjan/

3.) Sightseeing of Colonial Houses

Pagsanjan became the capital of Laguna from 1688 to 1858, owing to its booming trade and commerce during that time. Its main street was unmatched in its splendour in Laguna during the Spanish Colonial Era.

4.) Pray at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Founded in 1687 originally of bamboo and nipa. Reconstructed on 1690, 1853, 1872, 1950.

5.) Wait for Sunrise/ Sunset in Pagsanjan River through Balanac Bridge

6.) Visit the town’s Municipal Office

Before being called as Municipio de Pagsanjan, it served as a government building for the native-born citizens of the town in the 19th century. There was a different government building for the Mestizos and Spaniards. It also served as the Laguna High School in Laguna from 1903 to 1907. However, the school was transferred to the town of Santa Cruz and is now called Pedro Guevara Memorial National High School.

7.) Check-in one of Pagsanjan Resorts

8.) Visit Pagsanjan Falls

Other Photos of Pagsanjan

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