Peñaranda Park | Things to do in Legazpi City-Albay

Albay Capitol and Peñaranda Park (1)
Peñaranda Park is a plaza dedicated to the first Governor of Albay, Jose Ma. Peñaranda, who served between 1834-1840. Located across the Provincial Capitol and the City Hall, the park features his bronze bust and the historic Liberty Bell, a gift from the United States to mark the city's liberation from Japan at the end of World War II. The bronze bell is enclosed with a dome-shaped concrete structure with the inscription, "Whenever oppression knocks at your door, feel free to ring this bell."
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Address: Governor Locsin St., Legazpi City, Albay
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Nearby attractions

Panumbagan Sand Bar
2.48 km away

Panumbagan Sand Bar is Pilar's up and coming tourist offering, featuring floating bamboo bridges and cottages. This 5km long sandy patch off the main shoreline of Brgy. Bantayan offers raw beauty for travelers looking for off-the-beaten sanctuaries. On a clear day, it has a view of Mayon and Bulusan Volcanoes, and on a regular basis, the sand bar charms its visitors with its pebbly white sand and small pockets of greenery. On the other hand, surrounding shallow waters makes it possible to scour for starfish and edible sea urchin. Panumbagan Sand Bar is a 50-minute journey by motorboat from Pilar Port, and is a main stop on the Pilar Island Hopping Tour.

Ligñon Hill Nature Park
2.61 km away

Ligñon Hill Nature Park is a historic hill that offers a 360-degree view of Mayon Volcano and the city. It offers fun activities, such as zipline, rappelling, trekking, hanging bridge crossing, kapit tuko (lizard grip) trailing, and a visit to a Japanese World War II tunnel.

Sumlang Lake
8.35 km away

One of Albay’s newest attractions, guests can have a relaxing ride in this 9-hectare swamp in an on a bamboo raft jazzed up with exquisite abaca furniture. It is best done towards sunset where the rafts can be framed in a snapshot with the picturesque Mayon in the background.

Things to do nearby

Rev and Ride a Four-Wheeler Up Mayon's Muddy Terrains

The original and the creator of Mayon ATV tour here in Legazpi City, Your Brother Travel and Tours which has been established for 7 years our ATV site is at Brgy. Pawa Of Legazpi City. 

An activity which has been created for everyone and a safe way to get a glimpse and have an adventure in Mayon Volcano. This can be experienced by everyone from all ages and is a rain or shine activity that visitors and tourist can enjoy with different choices of activities and amenities that we offer we have a wide variety of outdoor services that you may try here in Legazpi city Albay which has been organized and developed by our ompany.

Where to stay

The ApplePeach House
Hotels and homes
0.25 km away

The ApplePeach House is a modern, minimalist, Art boutique hotel at heart of Legazpi City. Its bar and café offers a good selection of local food and refreshing beverages.

Mayon Backpackers Hotel
Hotels and homes
0.56 km away

Tired of sterile, lifeless budget hotels with nothing to do but watch geckos catch bugs? Come stay at the first and only backpackers hostel in Legazpi! At Mayon Backpackers Hostel you can kick back, meet other travelers, share stories, relax, and be yourself. Eat, drink, and be merry! We’ll take care of the rest.

  • Free internet and wi-fi (common areas)
  • Free breakfast “silog meals” every morning
  • Free water all day
  • Rooftop terrace with beautiful view of the Mayon Volcano
  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff that can help you figure out the sometimes complicated transportation system
  • No curfew
  • 24-hour reception
  • Most rooms have air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms
  • Free book exchange
  • Free kitchen use

The Oriental Legazpi
Hotels and homes
0.60 km away

Discover a City of Fun and Adventure when you visit our hotel in Legazpi, Albay, Philippines. The moment you arrive in the city through the Legazpi International Airport or the Legazpi and Daraga bus terminal, you will be greeted with smiles from The Oriental Legazpi staff. From adventurous thrills to relaxing getaways, you will have an experience that’s Uniquely Oriental.

Getting there and around

Governor Locsin St., Legazpi City, Albay

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