This is the residence of the Archbishop of Nueva Segovia. In early years it used to be an ecclesiastical court. It also served as General Emilio Aguinaldo’s headquarters in 1898. In 1899, the invading Americans, under Lt. Col. James Parker used the building as a garrison.
The Palace has museum (Museo Nueva Segovia) with a collection of priceless ecclesiastical artifacts and relics from other churches from around the Ilocos region.
Visits can be arranged from Monday to Friday.
Also known as the Metropolitan Cathedral, it is the setting of many religious activities. The massive structure has a Baroque architectural design with neo-Gothic, pseudo-Romanesque and Chinese craftsmanship influences.
The museum houses a collection of Father Burgos’ memorabilia and photographs, family antiques and jewelry. It also has Father Burgos’ quarters and a mini library containing his student Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere, given to him as a gift.
Visits can be arranged from Tuesday to Saturday.
Ilocos Resorts and Package Rates
|Hotels/ Resorts (Laoag and Pagudpud)
***see options below***
|2 persons||3 persons||4 persons||5 persons||6 persons||7 persons||8 persons||9 persons||10 persons||Travel Lite
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|11 persons||12 persons|
|-Rates are quoted PER PERSON based on the number/ group of persons indicated.
-Ex:$324 PER PERSON based on a group of 2.
-Accommodations are based on availability. Early bookings are strongly recommended.
a. Laoag: Hotel Tiffanny / Balay de Blas
b. Pagudpud: Polaris Beach House
a. Laoag: Isabel Suites / Palacio De Laoag / Java Hotel
b. Pagudpud: Palm Grove Saud Holiday Complex / Casa Victoria Resort / Arinaya Beach Resort / Tartaruga’s Hotel and Pagupdud Yacht Club Restaurant (Non-Beachfront Resort)
Day 0: 800PM ETD Manila-Ilocos
Day 1: 800AM ETA Vigan; Proceed with Vigan City Tour to Laoag City Tour; Check in at Laoag Accommodation
Day 2: 800AM Laoag City Tour to Pagudpud Tour; 5PM ETD Pagudpud; Check in Pagudpud Resort
Day 3: Free time; 11AM Check out at the Resort; Leaving Pagudpud; 2PM Vigan City for Last Minute Shopping; 3PM Back to Manila
NOTE: Actual sights to be visited would depend on time restraints – traffic, duration of each stop, etc. You would have the flexibility with the stops that you would like to take.
To Visit: Marcos Musuem & Mausoleum, Batac Riverside Empanadaan,Paoay Church, Herencia Café, Paoay Lake, Malacanang of the North, Fort Ilocandia, Sta. Monica Church – Sarrat, Sinking Bell Tower (Optional), St. William’s Cathedral, Tobacco Monopoly Marker, La Paz Sand Dunes- (option for 4×4 and Sandboarding experience)
To Visit: Bantay Church and Bell Tower, Plaza Salcedo, Cathedral of St. Paul, Archbishop Palace, Plaza Burgos, Empanadaan, Calle Crisologo, Baluarte ni Chavit Singson, Syquia Mansion (if open)
To Visit: Pasuquin Bakery, Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, Bangui Wind Mills, Kapurpurawan Rock Formations, Kabigan Falls (Optional), Agua Grande, Patapat Viaduct, Paraiso ni Anton, Bantay Abot.
*Please Bring umbrella, cap or other proctector against sun.