Banáan Pangasinan Provincial Museum

The Banáan Pangasinan Provincial Museum manifests a solid foundation of Pangasinan’s valuable cultural heritage. This museum serves as a doorway to the past that preserves the historical, cultural, and artistic treasures that have shaped the identity of the people. It is rightfully housed in the historic Casa Real, located in the heart of Lingayen, the capital town of the province of Pangasinan. The Banáan Pangasinan Provincial Museum features eleven (11) galleries that showcase the story of Pangasinan as a convergence point for culture, history, arts, education, and innovation. One of its features is the Asin Gallery which is dedicated for changing exhibits that will feature different art, culture, and history depending on the theme and season. The gallery is also an opportune platform to feature local artists and artisans, as well as notable personalities and their contributions in Pangasinan.


Biker’s Den

The Biker’s Den in the town of San Fabian is an especially favored refreshing hang-out spot for bikers to rest and have a quick bite thanks to its Highlands Cafe in the Sky. They also frequent the nearby trails located along the 3 Bundok Bike Trail which are safe and exhilarating for both amateur and experienced bikers.

Maria’s Luntiang Bukid

Imagine the sunrise spilling warm light across acres upon acres of serene farmland, waking up to the cozy sight of the conical ceiling of your triangle cabin, hearing bird calls and the rustling of leaves made by a passing breeze in the distance. Walking out of your cabin, you see friendly faces on their way to work–determined farmers who pour their hard work and souls into caring for the land, for Mother Nature.

Fondly named after the owner’s grandmother, Maria’s Luntiang Bukid is exactly where you need to be if you want to experience the relaxing countryside in the cool frontiers of the town of Natividad. Its vast farm exudes a tranquility that invites guests to simply rest. Children are free to play on swings placed around the area and engage in exciting and educational farm activities. With accreditation from the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) as a learning site for agriculture, guests are also welcome to study and learn about farm know-hows in the farm’s nursery and herbarium then they may take a break and partake of fresh harvests in traditional bahay kubo. 

At the end of the day, just as the sun sets, visitors are bound to remember Maria’s Luntiang Bukid as a place of rest, fun, rich farm knowledge, and a reminder of how much Mother Nature is truly a beautiful wonder.

St. Paschal Baylon Parish Church

fFive years after the town of San Quintin was founded in 1863, the parish of St. Paschal Baylon was estsablished in 1868, under the Franciscans. The present day church is known for its cream and brick-red appearance as well as the well-preserved bell tower next to it. Its interior features tiled floors, wooden pews, and a great retablo looming behind the church altar.

Immaculate Conception Parish Church

The first church was built out of light materials in 1844 but was dedicated to St. Dionysius Areopagite at the time. Seven years later, in 1851, the first stone church was constructed and was dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and has stood in Umingan ever since.

St. Patrick of Ireland Parish Church

The St. Patrick of Ireland Parish Church is a prominent cream structure in the heart of Tayug. Red accents outline the church’s arches and pillars, as well as the sizeable cross lining the nearby bell tower. The church’s altar is especially emphasized within its interior, with a singular arched ceiling decorated simply yet elegantly by chestnut-colored lines.

Our Lady of the Pillar Parish Church

The Our Lady of the Pillar Parish Church in Sta. Maria was constructed in honor of Mary, the Virgin Mother on January 16, 1890. Its façade is known for its beautiful stained-glass windows and old brick foundations. Upon entering the church, visitors will immediately regard the elevated polished marble altar, a beautiful statue of the Virgin Mother herself in the center.

San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church

Similarly named after the town, the San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church is a white and cream religious structure in the eastern part of Pangasinan. The building is easily set apart from other churches in the province due in part to its wave-like arches and its curved bell tower. Its interior is decorated with white marble pillars that complement the gold outlines of the altar and retablo.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish Church

The St. Anthony of Padua Parish Church can be easily found in the heart of Rosales, right next to the Municipal Hall. Its bright white façade and its tall, domed belfry are reminiscent of classic lighthouses, similarly guiding people to the safety of God’s directions. Within its walls, visitors will find arched stained-glass windows that filter natural light onto the church’s pristine and sizeable interior.

St. Joseph Parish Church

Notable for its façade made out of bricks bearing proof of the church’s longevity, the St. Joseph Parish Church stands welcoming in the heart of Balungao. In contrast to its natural brick color,  the church’s interior is left predominantly and solemnly white, emphasizing the simple elegance of its altar.

St. Louis Bertrand Parish Church

One of the oldest churches in Pangasinan, the St. Louis Bertrand Church in Asingan was built by Dominicans in 1698. It was destroyed by the earthquake that struck the province in 1990 but thanks to the donations made by the townsfolk, the church was reconstructed in 1993 and has retained its form ever since. 

Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Cathedral

Upon entering the Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Cathedral compound, visitors will notice the well-maintained hedges lining a pathway to a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary standing atop a fountain. The cathedral stands with a bell tower that looms over the compound. The cathedral interior glows from the light filtering through the stained glass windows lining the sides of the building, highlighting the gold pillars of the altar in the center.