ADD TO LISTSituated in the northwest coast of Luzon, Vigan is considered one of the best preserved Spanish colonial towns in the Philippines, known for its cobblestone streets and its unique fusion of Asian and European architectural styles. It was once an important coastal trading post.
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Vigan is a huge on culture when it comes to the Spaniards colonial houses. It also know for its trade of pottery, the palatable longganissa (stuffed pork meat into sausages). There's also an old steeple that's quite popular because it was where the movie "Ang Panday" (the blacksmith)was filmed.
Take a horse-drawn carriage ride and, while aboard, scope out the shops, restaurants, and photo ops you'd like to explore later, and remember to haggle with the vendors.
The capital of Ilocos Sur... bustling with activity...
I like the horse and carriage rides... nice stuff.
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