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'''La Union''' is a province in the [[Ilocos Region]] of the [[Philippines]].
 
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'''La Union''' is a rovnce in [[Ilocos Region]], [[Philippines]]
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
San Fernando is the capital of La Union province and is occasionally confused with its counterpart in Pampanga. The city exhibits a strong Chinese influence, with the large Macho Temple and the smaller Fil-Chinese Pagoda major attractions to visitors. Freedom Park affords an excellent view of the city and the Luzon sea. The Museo de La Union has displays highlighting the history and culture of the province. La Union Botanical and Zoological Garden showcases a wide variety of flora and fauna displays.
 
 
San Juan features an excellent beach, which attracts surfers who are eager to enjoy the well-shaped waves, which occur during most of the year, with the exception of the summer months.
 
 
Agoo is the starting point for the Marcos Highway, which leads to Baguio, and is the site of the Agoo Basilica, regarded as the most beautiful church in the region. The province was the site of fierce fighting during World War II and monuments include the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Battle of San Fernando Marker in San Fernando, Baroro Bridge Marker, Luna Military Shrine and Park, and Bacsil Ridge.
 
 
The 300 hectares Marcos Park in Pugo has been tagged for rehabilitation and further development. Best dive are Fagg Reef and Research Reef. .
 
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
 
'''CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS SHRINES'''
 
Agoo Apparotion Site - The highly publicized divine visitations of the Virgin Mary in San Antonio have established Agoo as a destination of Marian devotees.
 
 
Shrine of our Lady of Charity - The Agoo Basilica enshrines the miraculous image of Our Lady of Charity.
 
 
Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan, Luna - The century-old church of St. Catherine in Luna houses the miraculous image of Our Lady of Namacpacan, patroness of Ilocano travelers.
 
 
'''HISTORICAL SITES'''
 
Bacsil Ridge, San Fernando - Here stands a monument signifying the heroic deed of the Aklanons who fought the fierce battles that ensued during World War II.
 
 
Baroro Bridge Marker, Bacnotan - Marks the first victory by the Luzon Guerillas over a Japanese armed unit before the American Liberation Forces landed in Luzon.
 
 
Luna WatchTower - Built during pre-Spanish times as lookout point for impending attack by pirates.
 
 
Museo de La Union - Located at the Provincial Capitol ground in San Fernando, the Museum showcases archeological finds in La Union of the Pre-Spanish period.
 
 
The Old "Presidencia" of Agoo - Housed artifacts and other pieces of cultural importance to Ilocanos.
 
 
Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Poro Point Junction - Built as a tribute to the heroism of the soldiers who fought in World War II.
 
 
Usafip-NL Military Shrine and Park, Luna - Formerly Camp Spencer, General Headquarters of USAFIP-NL
 
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
 
'''MAJOR ATTRACTIONS'''
 
1. Marcos Park
 
2. Agoo Basilica
 
3. Bauang Beach & Dive Spots
 
4. Battle of San Fernando Marker
 
5. Fil-Chinese Temple
 
6. Macho Temple
 
7. Museo de la Union
 
8. Tomb of Unknown Soldier
 
9. Wallace Air Station
 
10. Bacsil Ridge
 
11. Botanical Garden
 
12. San Juan Beach
 
13. Baroro Bridge Marker
 
14. USAFIP-NL
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
 
Agoo Playa   
 
San Nicholas West, Agoo, La Union
 
 
 
Cabaña Beach Resort
 
Cabaña Beach Resort, Inc. Bauang, La Union
 
 
Coconut Grove Beach Resort
 
Km 263 National Highway, 2501 Bauang, La Union
 
 
Eastside Resort Hotel
 
National Highway, Paringao Bauang, La Union 2501 Philippines
 
 
El Caseron Beach Resort
 
Santiago Norte Caba, La Union
 
 
Hotel Mikka
 
Quezon Avenue, San Fernando City, La Union
 
 
Koala Lodge
 
Bauang Beach, Pagdalagan Sur, La Union, 2501
 
 
La Union Country Resort Hotel, Inc.
 
Sevilla, San Fernando City, La Union
 
 
Puerto de San Juan Resort Hotel
 
Ili Sur, San Juan La Union
 
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
 
http://www.globalpinoy.com/travel
 
 
La Union Investments, Philippines
 
http://www.la-union-investments.com.ph/
 
Invest now in beautiful La Union Province, Philippines
 
 
Official Website of City of San Fernando
 
http://www.sflu.com/city/
 
Botanical Garden City of the North.
 
  
 
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