Here’s Why We Think Vigan City Made it to the New 7 World Cities List

Because their Spanish colonial houses are intricately designed to depict 16th century Filipino civilization.

Dusk in Vigan

Photo By: Flickr | Adam Dimech

Because Calle Crisilogo will bring you back to the Spanish era while learning Philippine History

Calle Crisologo, Vigan

Photo By: Flickr | Arman Mislang

Whether by walking or riding their colorful Calesas.

Vigan Calesa Parade 2010 (5 photos)

Photo By: Flickr | Bryan Rapadas

Because they are good in preserving & restoring spectacular architectures like these

Calle Crisologo, Vigan

Photo By: Flickr | Delzky

And this Neo-Gothic and pseudo Romanesque motif Vigan Cathedral.

Vigan 6

Photo By: Flickr | Michael Cabrales

Which showcases the rich cultural heritage of Ilocos Region.

365.299/ Vigan Raniag Festival 2013

Photo By: Flickr | Jeremy Villasis

Because the people are nice, cheerful & helpful.

Vigan Smile

Photo By: Flickr | Chad Manintim

Because they make one of the best Longganisas in the country.

Vigan longanisa

Photo By: Flickr | Lotus Tree

And the only place where you can taste the best tasting, special, orange colored empanadas.

Vigan EmpanadaPhoto By: Instagram | ShutterNinez

And where you can find the crunchiest tasty Chichacorns


Photo By: Flickr | Jai Urbano

And try Ilokano dishes with weird names like Poqui Poqui, Dinengdeng, Utong, Kabatiti and more.

Poqui Poqui

Photo of Poqui Poqui By: Flickr | Joel Ignacio

Because its the only place in the Philippines where cobblestone streets are well maintained.


Photo By: Flickr |Francis Cartano

And the perfect place to learn pottery and jar making


Photo By: Flickr | Highlights.Photo

While finding best buy relics and antiques

Asia - Philippines / Luzon - Vigan

Photo By: Flickr | Ruro Photography

Because this picturesque scene will welcome you

Vigan Bridge (explored)

Photo By: Flickr | Arup

Because its less than an hour to reach this paradise called “Saud Beach, Pagudpud” away from Vigan City.

Saud Beach Pagudpud Ilocos Norte

Photo By: Flickr | Tsinelas Chronicles

and to this awesome Bangui Windmills

bangui windmills 03

Photo By: Flickr | Devi De Leon

to this amazing Kapurpurawan Rock


Photo By: Flickr | Cofi Nuguid

and to this astounding sunset view in Pagudpud.

Burayoc Point Saud Beach Pagudpud Ilocos Norte

Photo By: Flickr | Tsinelas Chronicles ,

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