Calasiao

Calasiao, Pangasinan is located at the heart of the province and is the birthplace of the famous Calasiao puto. You might have heard of it; it’s that soft, delectable, cup-sized rice cake that’s sold all over the Philippines. And in the year 2008, when it celebrated its centennial, the first-class municipality celebrated the Free Puto or White Gold Festival. Yes, they take their rice cakes seriously in this town. And boy, it’s delicious.

Aside from that, people from all over the country come to the town in devotion to Jesus Christ. They travel from all over the Philippines to pray at the Señor Divino Tesoro Shrine, where there is a statue of a crucified Jesus Christ. It is believed that the shrine would grow in size and grant miracles. Maybe you’d like to see it for yourself.

And while you’re at it, you should visit the St. Peter and Paul Church found at the heart of the town where you can be at one with your spirituality. Calasiao is also self-sustaining with its many fishponds with milkfish, catfish, and tilapia are being raised and bred. Their agricultural life is rich as well, with many farmlands that plant rice, mangoes, and coconuts.

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