The majestic Mayon Volcano or also called Mount Mayon. It is an active volcano in the Philippines and it has erupted 50 times in the past years. The Mayon is one of the best and perfect volcanic cones in the world. This volcano is active and erupted in the year 1993, 2000 and 2006 . It reaches 2,463 meters high in the province of Albay, In Bicol Region in Luzon. It is ion the heart of Legazpi City.
The Volcanologist classified the Mayon volcano as a stratovolcano, its perfect cone shape formed trough the lava flows from its past eruptions. The Mount Mayon is also part of the Pacific Ring of fire.
The beauty and breath-taking views of the perfect cone shape is amazing and a wonderful creation that visitors and tourist can experience fun and excitement.
Here’s Tourists Spot in Bicol Region
- Cagsawa Ruins. This is a church when the tragic Mayon erupted in 1814, where the people sought refuge in this stone church but unluckily, the people is covered with lava and they were all perished. This is one of the popular landmarks in Daraga Albay and in that place the historical church remains standing and only the belfry remained above ground. They support the site and made it as a park. This why they called it the Cagsawa Ruins of Albay.
- Another place to visit is the Embarcadero, located in Legazpi City, and from there you can see the beautiful view of the Mayon volcano. The perfect time to visit the volcano is during summer, the month of March to May. It is not good to visit the place during rainy season, because it is too dangerous.
- Churches in Daraga Albay. After visiting the Cagsawa Ruins, The Church of Nuestra Señora de la Porteria aslo known as Our Lady of the Gate is one historical churches in the place. This luxurious architecture is in top of the hill.
- Tiwi Hot Springs. It is a natural park which harnesses the nature’s energy. Tiwi is a thermal zone with hot springs around it. The hot waters believed that it can cure other illnesses.
In Bicol Region this one of the Best places to visit in Philippines “the Tiwi Hot Spring”.
You can also do recreational activities in the place, like camping, hiking, bird watching and climbing and photography, where you can capture your perfect moments and the beautiful Mayon Volcano in the Region.