The Parish of the Most Holy Trinity (also called Santissima Trinidad) is the youngest among the parishes of the Immaculate Conception in Batangas City. Its history doesn’t span centuries – it was established in 2007 – but it has its own charm. The community had a hand in building the
The Parish Church of Immaculate Conception also called the Balayan Church is an old church that dates back to Spanish colonial times. This church is also a declared National Cultural Treasure because of its significance to the history of the province.
The municipality of Balayan is located at the heart of Western Batangas. Its neighboring towns are Tuy on the north, Calaca on the east, Lian and Calatagan on the west, and the Balayan Bay on the south. Situated near the coast, Balayan was already the center of commerce and trade
Batangas is a famous destination because of the many things you can do such as scuba-diving, beach-bumming, and hiking. The province is also home to many old churches that contain religious icons. One such place is the Our Lady of Caysasay Shrine.
Augustinian missionaries established the original town of Taal back in the 1570s. They also then had the town’s very first church built. Fast forward to two centuries later, Taal Volcano erupted and practically destroyed the entire town including the church. Fearing another explosion, the locals moved to their current place.
Lian is a coastal town in the province of Batangas. It is divided into 19 barangays. Its neighboring towns are Nasugbu, Tuy, Balayan, and Calatagan. Even before the Spanish era, Chinese traders were already conducting business in coastal towns of Southern Tagalog; Batangas was one of the busiest trading ports.
Magdasoc Republic is located at Barangay Matabungkay in Lian, Batangas. It’s an unassuming eatery. The facade is very open; you can see the interior and the exterior in one go. Monobloc tables and chairs are placed outside.
Lots’a Pizza is a popular food franchise. It has numerous stalls, carts, kiosks, and store branches nationwide; one of them is located at Centro, Barangay Matabungkay in Lian, Batangas. The facade has the usual rectangular signage. A hanging banner and posters of products and promos greet customers. It has a
Another food place in Lian, Batangas is Eli’s Kainan, Tapsihan at Bilyaran. It’s located along a busy road; it has signage that will help you locate it. It’s a casual food and recreational place. The facade is very open; you can promptly see the eatery’s interior from the outside. The
Camachile Restaurant is located at Barangay Matabungkay in Lian, Batangas. Looking at the surrounding area, you will know how the restaurant got its name because there’s a Camachile tree just outside the dining place. The restaurant is somewhat “open” with the walls covering only the bottom half portion of the