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.
The municipality of Taal is coined as a heritage town; thus, it is oftentimes referred to as “the heritage town of Taal”. The name is fitting as Taal is the site of numerous ancient structures in the Philippines such as the 16th- to 20th-century Fil-Hispanic ancestral houses; many of which
Vuelo Cafe is located at Calle Antonio Delas Alas in Taal, Batangas. This travel-themed coffee house has a mocha-colored facade with white paint accent (glass door frame and window frames). It looks like a house if not for the menu stand at the entrance and the cafe signage above the
Taal Bayview Bistro is located at Taal Bayview Estate, Tulo in Taal, Batangas. It is both a restaurant and event venue (weddings, birthdays, debuts, seminars, etc.) The building is made of concrete and brick materials. It has a driveway and the facade and the venue are surrounded by plants and
Paradores del Castillo is located at #28 Dr. H. Del Castillo Street, Poblacion Zone 14 in Taal, Batangas. The hotel is near the town center, so it’s a few meters away from Taal attractions such as Casa V, Taal Market, and Taal Basilica. The restaurant’s name is actually Ristorante Itaaliano.
M.Y. Diners is located at Diversion Road, Tulo in Taal, Batangas. It is near Taal Polymedic Hospital, so that can be a good landmark. The facade has a brick wall with the restaurant signage on it. The space for parking cars has floor tiles. You can also spot two industrial
Don Juan Boodle House is located at Calle J.W. Diokno in Taal, Batangas. The restaurant is near the Taal Public Market. The establishment is a combination of old and modern design. The structure itself is made of concrete with a modern touch, while the windows are reminiscent of old Filipino-style
Casa Cecilia Hotel and Restaurant is located at Diversion Road, barangay Carsusche in Taal, Batangas. The restaurant is part of the heritage hotel. The facade is wholly concrete, painted terracotta and mustard with brick material accent.
Café G is located at M.M. Agoncillo Street in Taal, Batangas. It’s near the municipal hall of Taal and Taal Basilica. The restaurant appears to be a residential lot just by looking at the facade, which is predominantly concrete with the brick material accent. The only indication that it’s a