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Owing to its vital role in Philippine history, and its rich heritage in culture and the arts, the province is popularly known for its historical sites; nostalgic old houses and churches; and religious attractions; to name a few:


Old Train Station


bulacan old train station

Guiguinto station is a former railway station that is situated on the Northrail line. This line has been used for passenger and freight transportation by Philippine National Railways and its precursors in the past. The station was supposed to be rebuilt as a result of the Northrail project, a rebuilding of the line from Manila to Pampanga which would partly use the old right-of-way. The project commenced in 2007, construction has halted though as of 2011. The ill-governed project may continue after renegotiation, possibly in a changed way. – Read More:


Bagbag Bridge


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Bagbag Bridge located at Calumpit, Bulacan, was the site of the first battle between Filipino and American soldiers during the retreat of Aguinaldo to the Ilocos Region and of the longest battle during the Filipino-American Wars led by Gen. Gregorio del Pilar on April 25, 1899. The bridge commemorates the bravery displayed by the Filipinos as they victor in the battle against the American forces. – Read More:


Battle of Quingua


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Like many towns in Bulacan, Plaridel have its niche in Philippine History being the site of the Battle of Quingua – Battle of Quingua during the Philippine-American War in part of the defense of First Philippine Republic against the Northern Campaign of American Army. The battle was manned by Pablo Tecson – Lt. Colonel Pablo Ocampo Tecson of San Miguel, Bulacan under Gregorio del Pilar and during which Col. John Stotsenberg was killed on April 23, 1899. A marker now stands at the site of the battle in Barangay Agnaya.


Meyto Shrine


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This is the cradle of Christianity in the province of Bulacan, where the first Catholic Mass was held by the Augustinian friars, armed with cross in 1572.


Basilica Minore de Immaculada Concepcion


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This historic Basilica Minore de Immaculada Concepcion was in 1896 the seat of power of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo—the first president of the Republic of the Philippines. Located in front of the Basilica Minore is a century-old tree known as the Kalayaan Tree (Tree of Freedom) which was planted by Pres. Aguinaldo during a lull in the historic Malolos Convention. It is presently the seat of the Diocese of Malolos, and has been the bastion of faith for the past centuries.


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Bulacan Province Under Region III

The Historical Province of Bulacan

Historical and Religious Attractions in Bulacan

More Interesting Places to See in Bulacan

Colorful Festivals and Events in Bulacan

Where To Go and Fun Things To Do in Bulacan





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