Nasugbu is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.
Places of Interest
The following are places of interest, tourist attractions and/or notable landmarks in Nasugbu.
- With its northern edge facing Nasugbu Bay, and the West Philippine Sea beyond the horizon, this coastal town is richly endowed with dive sites and beaches.
- Fuego Point Marine Sanctuary – located at Punta Fuego, Barangay Balatigue
- Marine protected areas at Barangay Papaya, namely Taytayan, Pinagdakutan, and Kutad Cave
- Munting Buhangin Falls
- Karakawa – series of naturally formed pools located at Barangay Batucan
- Layong Bilog River – this river is perfect for swimming and frolicking as it has a deep circular pool formed at the foot of a waterfall.
- For trekkers, mountaineers and nature photography enthusiasts, some mountains located in the area are:
- Mount Pico de Loro – 664 masl
- Mount Talamitan – 700 masl
- Mount Batulao – 811 masl
- Fortune Island – sightseers and first time visitors to this island would surely find this island experience unforgettable because of the remains of buildings, foundations, walls, and pillars – all Greek-inspired. These are the remnants of a project started but abandoned during a period gone by.
- Pulo Island – also known by its alternate names: Pulo-pulo or Loren Island. It has a sandbar that leads to a rocky islet.
- Papaya Island – For shade, resting, and sleeping, there are cottages and tents for rent.
- San Diego Museum – named after the Spanish ship that sank near Fortune Island after a battle against the Dutch in 1600. The museum has a collection of artifacts that were recovered in 1993.
- Japanese Marker – built on a hill with tunnels where the Japanese hid during World War II. The memorial is in honor and memory of the people who died during the war.
- Liberation Marker – identifies the landing site of the Allied Forces on January 31, 1945 which ultimately led to the liberation of the country from the invading Japanese.
- Batangas State University – Apolinario R. Apacible School of Fisheries
- Lumang Simbahan (Old Church) ruins – the remains of the stone church that was burned by the Spaniards in 1896 as punishment for the peoples opposition. Hundreds of the town’s residents trapped inside the burning church died.
- Saint Francis Xavier Parish Church
- Caleruega Chapel (Transfiguration Chapel) – known for its beauty, it has become a very popular venue for weddings and retreats.
Map of Nasugbu
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