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Private Full-Day Shore Excursion of Angono Arts & Heritage in Manila

Visit Angono, a town in the province of Rizal, located approximately 30 km east of Manila. Known as the ‘Arts Capital of the Philippines,’ it is a haven of artistry and home to two national artists, Lucio San Pedro, a musical composer, and Carlos ‘Botong’ Francisco, poet and muralist.

per adult from

$259

AUD

Duration

8 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Local English speaking tour guide
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Carlos “Botong” Francisco's Ancestral House
    • Entry/Admission - Blanco Family Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Nemiranda Arthouse
    What's excluded :
    • Beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Angono Petroglyphs, Binangonan, Luzon Philippines

    Pick up at the port and transfer to the country’s oldest known artworks and national treausure in Angono. Yet another discovery which has placed Angono in the archaeological map is a group of figures carved on a rock surface in a mountainside, which are known to date back to 1,000 B.C. From the viewing deck one can observe the 127 engravings of human, animal and geometric figures, which were known to be prehistoric art. In Angono enter the narrow street with walls and fences which are embossed with murals, illustrating the famous paintings of its resident and National Artist, Carlos ‘Botong’ V. Francisco. The murals depict scenes of rural life and struggles of the Filipinos against the Spanish rule.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Carlos “Botong” Francisco's Ancestral House, Dona Aurora Street, Angono, Luzon 1930 Philippines

    Stop at the house of Botong Francisco, the same person who accidentally discovered the petroglyphs while on a hiking trip with a group of boys scouts.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Blanco Family Museum, Angono, Luzon Philippines

    Proceed to the Blanco Museum which showcases the paintings of Jose Blanco and his family of seven.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nemiranda Arthouse, 10 Dona Elena St Doña Justa Village I, Brgy. San Roque, Angono, Luzon Philippines

    One final art stop will be made at Nemiranda Arthouse and Café, which features the works of Nemi R. Miranda Jr., most of which depicts local mythical figures. His café is an exhibit in itself with many of his relief sculptures on display.

    End the tour at Balaw-Balaw, a restaurant that serves local cuisine including some exotic dishes such as crickets, frogs and fried itik, the town’s local version of Peking duck.


    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The tour starts at the entrance/exit gate once you leave the cruise ship. Your guide will be holding a sign.Ports
    • Entrance/Exit gate of Pier 15
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Blue Horizons Travel and Tours, Inc

Activity ID: V-24232P58

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