Abra

Abra, located in the Cordillera Administrative Region, is known as the Philippines’ “Natural Dye Capital” because the abundance of its greenery and forestry. Aside from its dye products, Abra is also known for its bamboo, loom weaving, embroidery, and rattan craft industries. Bamboo festivals are also held in the area, where all sorts of products and caricatures are made out of bamboo. Evidently, this festival alone boasts of the creativity and resourcefulness of its locals.

Visit the Tubo municipality and enjoy its landscape scenery. Hike to its many waterfalls, caves, rivers, hot springs, and rice terraces. While the terrain may prove to be challenging, the thrill of the hike and the views prove to be worth it in the end. Visit the Abra River in Tubo and spend the afternoon swimming or even fishing in its waters. Otherwise, simply enjoy the view and walk around the vast grasslands surrounding it. Many would also want to go to the Licuan-Baay mountains and see their gold mines.

Other towns such as Manabo, Daguioman, and San Quintin are also a pleasure to explore, given their many festivals, friendly locals, and diverse tribes. For those who enjoy visiting historical landmarks, see the Gabriela Silang monument in Pidigan. Gabriela Silang was a leader of the Ilocanos’ resistance against the Spaniards in the 18th century. To commemorate her bravery and patriotism, a monument of her stands in the plaza today.

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  4. Abra Valley Grand Hotel
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  5. Cassamata Hill National Park
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  6. Cathedral of St. James the Great
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