Pampanga is a province in the Central Luzon region and culinary of the Philippines
Pampanga is a province in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines. Lying on the northern shore of Manila Bay, Pampanga is bordered by Tarlac to the north, Nueva Ecija to the northeast, Bulacan to the east, the Manila Bay to the central-south, Bataan to the southwest and Zambales to the west. Its capital is the City of San Fernando. Angeles City, while geographically within Pampanga, is classified as a first-class, highly urbanized city and is governed independently of the province. The name La Pampanga was given by the Spaniards, who encountered natives living along the banks (pampáng) of the Pampanga River. Its creation in 1571 makes it the first Spanish province on Luzon Island (Cebu in Visayas is older as it was founded by the Spaniards in 1565). The town of Villa de Bacolor in the province briefly served as the Spanish colonial capital when Great Britain invaded Manila as part of the Seven Years’ War. At the eve of the Philippine Revolution of 1896, Pampanga was one of eight provinces placed under martial law for rebellion against the Spanish Empire; it is thus represented on the Philippine national flag as one of the eight rays of the sun.
Pampanga is located in the central luzon region. The capital of it is the city of San Fernando, Pampanga. Pampanga is near with Bataan and Zambales to the west, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija to the north, and Bulcan to the southeast. It aslso lies on the northern shore of Manila Bay. Angles City is classified as a first-class, highly-urbanized city. Although the place is within Pampanga, the place has own government independent of Pampanga. Diosdado Macapagal International Airport is located at Clark Freeport Zone in Angeles and Mabalacat City. Pampanga is known as the Culinary of the Philippines. Pampanga has two Philippine Air Force air bases. 1st is Basa Air Base located in Florida Blanca then 2nd is the former U.S Clark Air Base found in Angeles City. How to get there? From Manila via car. If you want to travel at your own pace by bringing your car, you can drive along the length of NLEX until you reach Dau Exit. Pay the toll and make a left turn going to Angeles City. Continue driving until you reach the point where you should make a right turn going to Clark. This option is perfect for those who like to make a stopover at Angeles City. From Manila via bus. Many buses shuttle passengers between Manila and North Luzon daily. One of the most prominent name when it comes to trips to the north is Victory Liner. From Cubao or Pasay terminal, take a Dagupan-bound bus. Alight at Dau-Mabalacat Bus Terminal in Pampanga. Take a short walk to MacArthur Highway. From there, you can either take the jeepney or hire a tricycle. The jeepney or the tricycle can get you directly to the Clark Gate. Ride a jeepney or take a taxi to your hotel or to the attraction you want to visit. The Kapampangan slogan above means “Come, join me. Lets travel Pampanga.” Pampanga tourust attractions are among the most exciting places and events in the Philippines.
Things to do in Pampanga? 1st Activity. Visit Mount Pinatubo. One of the most popular Pampanga Tourist attractions. For the adventurous souls, trekking to Mount Pinatubo is a must-experience adventure. You can try this trip and avail a Mount Pinatubo day tour package. 2nd activity. Fontana Water Park. This water-theme park located at Clark Freeport one has 10 water park features with six kinds of waves as high as three feet. There is also a slide which is known as the Big Horn a slide wherein you will ride a floating tube that twists and turn before you splash in a four foot deep pool. 3rd activity. Miyamit Falls, located in Porac Pampanga would be great for you. Although ATV’s are available, it’s better to walk for four hours to enjoy and to be amazed by the beauty of nature. 4th activity. Deca Wakeboard Park, if going to Nuvali or Davao is difficult for you. You can try this place if yoy want to experience wakeboarding. This place is open from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. 5th activity. Pradera Wake Park, is built in Prado Siongco in Lubao. This place uses regeneration lake wherein it is clean 24 hours and it does not use any chemicals. 6th activity. The Sandbox, this place has Avatar One. A roller coaster zip line with 180 meters long and 12 meters high. The SandBox also offer a Giant Swing and Aerial Walk Challenge which challenges your agility, balance and flexibility. 7th and last activity. Zoocobia Fun Zoo, this 50 hectare zoo and theme park has the following features. A labyrinth and a garden maze full of animal topiaries, a unique gallery of stuffed real animals preserved.
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