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Article: Tourist attractions - 27 Oct 2007
Magsaysay Ancestral House (Castillejos) 

The old house of the seventh hilippine President, Ramon Magsaysay.

Fort Paynawen (Botolan)The fortress that was once the most formidable garrison in Central Luzon. Located in Brgy. Parel, its walls are on the bank of Bancal River. 

Cultural

Botolan Resettlement Sites ( Botolan, Zambales)A model resettlement village located in Brgys. Baquilan, Loob-bunga and Taugtug. Baquilan offers a hilltop view of the volcano's crater. It is populated by hundreds of Aeta families who were displaced from their native habitat during the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in 1991. An optional visit for tourists who would rather engage in social and cultural exchange with the natives. 

Casa San Miguel (San Antonio, Zambales)Set amidst a mango orchard in a town nestled between the mountains and the sea, Casa San Miguel Center for the Arts was built on the belief that art, in its various forms, can extend beyond its boundaries to create better quality of life to bring about communal, national and global change with Culture as the means to this end. The center is committed to the continued development and support of the Filipino artist and to the development of new artists and audiences for the next generation. Facilities include an artist's residence consisting of 7 bedrooms, a sunken terraced garden designed to offer visitors a meditative retreat while waiting for the beginning of a performance or enjoying a snack and a convenience store where books, postcards, community crafts, and souvenirs are available. The center is a popular venue for recitals and concerts. 

Natural

Snake Island (Subic)Offers complete recreational facilities, making it an ideal place of relaxation. 

Balon Falls (Subic)A perfect paradise for nature lovers, with crystal-clear water. 

Hermana Mayor Island (Sta. Cruz)An island in the middle of the sea popularly known as Ms. Universe Island. 

Bucao River (Botolan, Zambales)Now covered with lahar and volcanic materials, this serves as the trekking area towards the foot of Mt. Pinatubo when it is dryRizal Triangle (Olongapo)Dedicated to the lasting friendship between the American and Filipino nations. It sits right beside the City Hall where most of the city activities and programs are held. 

Marikit Park (Olongapo)Considered to be the main city park, where some of Olongapo’s big activities are staged. Features a playground for children, big shady trees, and an amphitheater-like section for big audiences. 

Volunteers Park (Olongapo)Situated adjacent to the main gate of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, this long, narrow park stretches along the Perimeter Road. It is dedicated to the 8,000 volunteers who established the foundation of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone under the leadership of founding Chairperson Richard J. Gordon. 

Volunteers Wall (Olongapo)Dedicated to the pioneers of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, it is made from granite slabs on which the names of the 8,000 volunteers are engraved. Volunteers Monument (Children of the Sun Returning) (SBMA)Located along Waterfront Road within the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, it signifies the birth of a new Philippines. 

Subic Bay Lighthouse(Subic, Zambales)This structure stands on a small precipice along the northbound lane of the national highway. It commands a panoramic view of Olongapo City, Subic Bay Freeport Zone and Subic Bay. 

Posted By: Department of Tourism 
 
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