In the South area of Luzon like Batangas and Quezon province, Laguna is also a good place to visit where you find different heritage places, well if you want also an adventure Laguna has a lot to give.
Aside from being the birthplace of our national hero, Jose Rizal, Laguna abodes incredible places. This is the reason why the place is a rising trend in the Philippine tourism. Laguna has many things and places to offer that give a perfect balance of new and old.
Here are some good places to visit in Laguna
- Travel to the Seven Lakes
Laguna is known for its seven lakes surrounding the province. San Pablo City, Laguna is situated amidst the foot of the Mount Makiling and Mount Banahaw. The lakes are perfect spots for families and adventurous people going on a picnic.
- Experience the Pagsanjan/Cavinti Falls
Your visit to Laguna won’t be complete without dropping by the iconic Pagsanjan / Cavinti Falls. It is the number one waterfall site in Laguna and is located in the town of Cavinti. Tourists can engage in trekking, cliff-jumping, and climbing. Before this falls called Pagsanjan falls but later on, it was found out that this place is within the area of Cavinti for them to change the name of falls to Cavinti or Pagsanjan Falls.
- Visit the Rizal Shrine
As the country’s national hero is a native of Laguna, one of the must-to-do when you set your trip in the province is to visit the Rizal Shrine located in Calamba. Visitors can enjoy the exhibits and preserved artifacts.
- Inhale fresh air at the Botanical Garden
The Makiling Botanical Garden started as a research facility in 1960’s. Today, the botanical garden evolved as a recreational park that’s why many tourists and students flocked to this place.
- Feel creepy at the Underground Cemetery
Another historic place in Laguna is the Underground Cemetery located in Nagcarlan. Aside from the underground cemetery, Nagcarlan is also popular for playing a big part in the Philippine Revolution.
- Hike Mount Makiling
The Mt. Makiling is the crown jewel of the province. The mountain is legendary and magical as it is believed to the abode of the spiritual protector of the forests, Maria Makiling. Nature lovers, environmentalists, mountain climbers, and students draw in this place to experience trekking.
Indeed, there are many destinations to see and activities to do when you visit the province. Thus, Laguna is a perfect place for the staycation.