Island of Luzon Philippines

By on March 9, 2015

The Island of Luzon Philippines is the main island in the Philippines, also the 17th largest island in the world.  Luzon is also where the capital city Manila is located.  If you are traveling to the Philippines, you most likely will land in Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport.  Some of the most popular destinations in the Luzon region are:

Popular Luzon Destinations

Mayon Volcano

Mayon Volcano

A symmetrical stratovolcano located in Albay and the most famous active volcanoe in the Philippines.

Camiguin Island

Camiguin Island

A Volcanic island in the northern part of Mindanao.  There are 7 volcanoes located in camiguin Island.

Makati

Makati

located in Metro Manila, is the center for international affairs.  Here you will find embassies and the Philippine stock exchange.  A few things worth seeing is the Greenbelt Chapel, Greenbelt park, Ayala museum and Ayala Triangle Park.

Hundred Islands National Park

Hundred Islands National Park

A beautiful park consisting of 123 islands that are a quick 15 minute boat ride from Lucap Wharf to the nearest islands.  Enjoy a relaxing time snorkeling, spelunking, kayaking, fishing, etc.

Quezon City Philippines

Quezon City Philippines

Known as QC to the locals.  This is the most populous city and things to see here include: Mabuhay Rotonda, Quezon Memorial Circle, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife and much more…

Baguio City

Baguio City

Located in northern Luzon in the province of Benguet.  This city is full of things to see such as caves, WWII tunnels, gardens, and tropical pine forests.

Angeles City

Angeles City

Located in Pampanga province in central Luzon is popular for its nightlife and casinos.  There are other things worth seeing such as Fort Stotsenburg, Holy Rosary Church, Clark Museum, Clark Freeport Zone, etc.

Laguna Philippines

Laguna Philippines

Located in the Calabarzon region of Luzon, surrounding Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country.  Popular things to see here are Pila, Laguna Town Plaza, Pagsanjan Falls and hot springs.

Mandaluyong Philippines

Mandaluyong Philippines

Located in the center of Metro Manila also known as the “Tiger City of the Philippines” and is the shopping mall capital of the Philippines.  SM Megamall is one of the largest shopping malls in Asia.

Taguig City

Taguig City

Located along Laguna de Bay in the south eastern part of Metro Manila.  Places to see in the city of Taguig is Fort Bonifacio (headquarters of the Philippine Army, Navy and Marine Corps).  Department of Science and Technology, Shrine of St. Anne, Parola and more…

Pasig Philippines

Pasig Philippines

Located in the eastern part of Metro Manila.  Places of interest is Bahay na Tisa or “house of stone”, Pasig City Museum, Pasig Cathedral and Lopez Memorial Museum.

Banaue Rice Terraces

Banaue Rice Terraces

Located in the Cordillera mountain range and is famous for the 2000 year old rice terraces.

Volcanoes in the Philippines

The Philippines is located in the ring of fire and has some magnificent volcanoes such as Mayon, Taal, Bulusan and Pinatubo.

Where ever you choose to visit in Luzon Philippines, I hope you enjoy your stay!

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