Bicolanos  Worldwide


The Albay province is a paradise located in the Bicol Region of the Philippines, 460km (287mi) south of Manila. Albay is home to the spectacular Mayon Volcano, the region’s crown jewel and one of the great wonders of the world.

Only one hour away is the natural habitat of the fascinating Whale Sharks in Donsol, an amazing interactive eco-experience for the whole family.

Albay is filled with many natural wonders: waterfalls, caves, natural springs, beaches and marine life. The local cuisines are delectable, and for those who like to shop, there are plenty of the finest abaca handicrafts, cutleries and ceramics. The people are friendly and very hospitable.

In Albay, you will experience a genuinely exotic adventure… Digdi na kamo!

Legazpi Boulevard

A reclaimed area beside the Legazpi Port at barangay Victory village, overlooking the sea and has a good view of Kapuntukan Hill. The place is very wee lighted and very appropriate for strolling, biking and jogging.

Rizal Park and Monument

A modest place to pass away the time. Its dominating features are the monument of Jose Rizal sculpted by National Artist Napoleon Abueva in 1966, the fountain located at the center of the park, and the colorful geolites.

Locsin Park

Usually occupied for sports activities with perimeter fence, concrete stage, and benches for spectators, and a basketball court. The

Churches and Shrines

Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine

Located atop the Buraguis Hill overlooking the city proper, and features life-size images of the characters of the Way of the Cross stations arranged within the hill slopes. A 20-feet image of the Blessed Virgin Mary stands at the hilltop. The feast day is celebrated every 12th day of December. A mini museum is also located within the compound.

St. Raphael Parish Church

A church located within the Legazpi Port Commercial District. St. Raphael is the Patron Saint of the city; feast day is celebrated every 24th day of October.

Iglesia ni Kristo Church

Constructed in 1965, this serves as the central church of this religious denomination in the Province of Albay. It is located in Barangay Cabagñan.