Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Sto. Tomas, Batangas


The first town in Batangas using the South Super Highway is the town of Sto. Tomas. The next stop is my hometown, Tanauan City.

Batangas is known for a variety of tourist spots. The town of Sto. Tomas lives up to that reputation.

Here are the tourist spots in Sto. Tomas.

Gen. Miguel Malvar Shrine




According to history, Gen. Miguel Malvar was one of the first Filipinos to have joined the revolution against the Americans and the last General to have surrendered to the Americans on April 16, 1092.

The shrine is in the town itself and behind the shrine is the Municipal Hall of Sto. Tomas.







Talon Falls, San Vicente, Sto. Tomas



From the town of Sto. Tomas, it will take you only 5-10 minutes to reach Cabaong Bridge and then hire a tricycle ride to Talon Falls for P50.00. 

The river itself is good for swimming, picnics, and nature tripping.



From Talon Falls, take a 10-15 minute hike and you will reach - Lagaslasan.




A couple more steps and you will reach - Tag-araw Resort.


There are numerous river resorts or spots in Sto. Tomas but this resort offers one of the best places for swimming and relaxation.

Contact nos -
0930-275-6304
0939-237-4444








Padre Pio National Shrine (San Pedro, Sto Tomas)



From a small chapel, St. Padre Pio Church has grown into a shrine with the altar bearing a huge crucifix and a painting of San Pedro by Jun Torres.  

Every Holy Week, devotees flock to visit the shrine to reflect and pray at the Stations of the Cross.



 From the town of Sto. Tomas, it will take you only a 15 minute drive to reach the Shrine or if you are commuting, you can alight at San Pedro, Sto. Tomas, Batangas and then hire a tricycle for only P40.00.


4 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing good content, check out my site @ www.gofastek.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. Love it! Very interesting topics, I hope the incoming comments and suggestion are equally positive. Thank you for sharing this information that is actually helpful.


    ufgop.org
    ufgop.org

    ReplyDelete
  3. I am so glad to be given a chance to read your wonderful article. Im looking forward to read more of your works and posts. You did a good job! Try to visit my site too and enjoy.

    n8fan.net

    www.n8fan.net

    ReplyDelete
  4. I really enjoyed reading your article. I found this as an informative and interesting post, so i think it is very useful and knowledgeable. I would like to thank you for the effort you have made in writing this article.


    edupdf.org

    ReplyDelete