Morong is a municipality in the province of Bataan.
Places of Interest
The following are places of interest, tourist attractions and/or notable landmarks in Morong.
- Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) – this controversial project was started in 1976 but was met with strong public protests against the use of nuclear energy and other issues, hence, it was never put to use. It is open for viewing during weekdays.
- Pawikan Conservation Center – a community-based program aimed at rescuing, protecting, as well as propagating the endangered marine turtles, locally called “pawikan”. The center is both a sanctuary and hatchery for pawikan.
- Bataan Technology Park, Inc. (BTP Complex) – used to be the Philippine Refugee Processing Center (PRPC) during the Vietnam War in the 1980s. It was a camp where Indochinese refugees were offered temporary home before they were resettled in western countries. While in the Philippine refugee camp, these Vietnamese, Cambodians, and Laotians were given language and skills training. The 36-hectare forest reserve is now an industrial, commercial, and tourism complex, a destination for leisure, sports, spiritual pilgrimage, family outings/picnics,as well as trainings and retreats for companies, offices, and schools.
- Mount Silangan – located within the Bataan natural Park.
- Kairukan Falls
- Zoobic Safari – visitors are welcome to take part in the Tiger Safari and watch over other amazing animal shows.
- Our Lady of the Pillar Parish Church
Map of Morong
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