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LIBERTY BELL
 
A bronze bell installed in 1945 by the American liberation forces located in Peñaranda Park along Rizal Street. It is enclosed with a dome-shaped concrete structure with this inscription, “Whenever oppression knocks at your doctor,feel free to ring this bell”.
 
MAYON VOLCANO
 
Once acclaimed as one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” with it’s nearly perfect cone shape. The southern foot of the Volcano is suited within the Barangays o f Buyuan, Matanag, Bogna and Mabinit. The volcano stands at an elevation of 8,189 feet from a broad base of about 10 kms. in radius and can be viewed within a radius of 10kms. Up to 50 kms. It has a creater measuring a half kilometer in diameter width a notched rim from which can be seen a pool of bubbling hot lava in the center and rich coal deposits on the sides.
 
JAPANESE TUNNEL
 
A 40-meter long L-shaped and seven-feet deep tunnel used by the Japanese forces as an arsenal during the 2nd World War. It is located at Barangay EM’s Barrio South in Albay District.
 
JOSE MA. PEñARANDA MONUMENT
 
A monument built as a tribute to the late Jose Ma. Penaranda who served as Governor of Albay from 1834-1843 located at Peñaranda Park along Rizal Street.
 
LIGñON HILL
 
A place good for hiking, climbing, zip line, rapelling and lava watching. It offers a 360 degree-view of the Mayon Volcano and a very good view of the city as well, especially at night. Visitors are encouraged to walk from the foot to the top of the hill.
 
PEñARANDA PARK
 
An improved park with elevated skating rink, concrete benches and stage surrounded with trees and ornamental plants and neon lights. It is located in front of the City Hall Building and the provincial Capitol of Albay.
 
RIZAL PARK AND MONUMENT
 
A modest place to pass away the time. It’s dominating features are the monument of Jose Rizal sculpted by National Artist Napoleon Abueva in 1966, the fountain located at the center of the park, and the colorful geolites.
 
LEGAZPI HEROES MEMORIAL PYLON
 
A 16-meter high pylon in the commercial district of Legazpi. It is located at the junction of Rizal Street and Quezon Avenue in Legazpi Port District.
 
OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE SHRINE
 
Located atop the Buraguis Hill overlooking the city proper, and features life-size images of the characters of the Way of the Cross stations arranged within the hill slopes. A 20-feet image of the Blessed Virgin Mary stands at the hilltop. The feast day is celebrated every 12th day of December. A mini museum is also located within the compound.
 
ST. GREGORY THE GREAT CATHEDRAL
 
This church attained the status of a cathedral when the Diocese of Legazpi had it’s residence in the Albay District; thus it became the Episcopal Seat.
 
HEADLESS MONUMENT
 
Located within the Legazpi City Post Office Compund at Barabgay Lapu-Lapu, thismonument was constructed as a dedication to the unknown heroes who died and shed their blood during the Japanese military occupation of Legazpi City.
 
KAPUNTUKAN HILL
 
It is a two-hectare land and is barely half a kilometer from the Legazpi Port. It is described as the sleeping lion because of its form and contour. The view can be more appreciated within a radius of about five kms. It is located within the barangays Dapdap and Victory Village. Atop the hill, one os afforded a beautiful vista of Legazpi at night and the neighboring municipalities of Manito and Rapu-Rapu.
 
ST. RAPHAEL CHURCH
 
A church located within the Legazpi Port Commercial District. St. Raphael is the Patron Saint of the city; feast day is celebrated every 24th day of October.
 
ALBAY PARK AND WILDLIFE
 
A picnic grove and a park rolled into one. This place is the best way to commune with nature right in the heart of Legazpi City. Have a satisfying get together with your family and friends while roaming the park which houses 347 animals belonging to 75 species.
 
LEGAZPI CITY ECOLOGY PARK
 
The Legazpi City Ecology Park is strategically located in the southern tip of the City going to Manito. It is almost 30 minutes drive from the City traversing the newly asphalt over-layed 15 kilometers road network. This 5.30 hectares park is intended to be developed as the natural museum of fauna and flora that were endemic in the Philippines or of the Bicol region.

It is the home of endangered specie or nearly extinct plants and animals which were abundantly found or grow before in the Philippines. This will also serve as gene bank of these specie wherein the present generation can still see and appreciate the features and characteristics of these once-abundant growing specie in the country.
 
LEGAZPI BOULEVARD
 
The longest Boulevard outside Metro Manila. It is popularly known among the local populace as the "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
 
KALAYAAN PARK
 
The newly renovated park (formerly known as Imelda Park). Centrally located at Bariada, Gogon, Legazpi City.
 
 
 
 
 
 
CITY GOVERNMENT OF LEGAZPI
Rizal St., Legazpi City, Albay
info@legazpicity.gov.ph
 
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