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Tabaco City

Tabaco City is a city in the province of Albay in the Philippines. It is one of the three component cities of the province, along withLegazpi City and Ligao City. The mainland part of the city is bordered by the town of Malinao to the north, the towns of Polanguiand Oas to the west, Ligao City to the southwest, Malilipot town to the southeast, and Lagonoy Gulf to the east. The symmetricMayon Volcano, the most active volcano in the Philippines, lies south of the city. Tabaco is one of the eight towns and cities that share jurisdiction on the volcano, dividing the peak like slices of a pie when viewed from above.

Natural and Religous Tourist Destination

Mayon Rest House 

Nestles on the eastern slopes of Mt. Mayon at an altitude of 2,700 ft. An excellent summer resort with almost similar temperature with Baguio at 28 degrees Celsius. Popularly known as “heaven on earth”, the hanging clouds and the pleasant climate where cool and invigorating air could be experienced.

San Miguel Island

This long and narrow island is a 15-minute boat ride from the pier of Tabaco City. Its northernmost tip is fringed with white beaches and the level plateau is ideal for camping.

San Lorenzo Beach

The clear and almost unspoiled beach in Tabaco. Its strategic location has commanded a breathtaking view of Tabaco Bay and quiet island of San Miguel.

Holy Rosary Mountain

Found at the back of Mayon Skyline Park. A chapel dedicated to the Hole Sepulcher, a favorite stopover of devotees during Holy Week.

Tabaco Parish Belfry

The Tabaco Parish Belfry is located strategically in the center of the city. From where it stands you could view the pier, the main road line from Bombon to Tagas. This structure shows the existence of the Spaniard for its architecture. Now a century old structures holds a big bell and a giant watch before. A place to reminisce memory and a place of relaxation.