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Dagupan

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Dagupan is a city in Pangasinan,composed of 31 barangays, 5 of the barangays were islands.The Bangus Capital City,because of its delicious bangus. According to 2015 census, it has a population of 171,271 people. The city is among the top producers of milkfish (locally known as bangus) in the province.

Understand[edit]

Dagupan is a major economic center for Ilocos Region, and forms a fast growing metropolis called Metro Dagupan together with the nearby towns. The city's name derives from the Pangasinan language for "gathering place"; it served as an important trading post since colonial times

History[edit]

Dagupan's history traces back to the polity of Kaboloan, which existed back before the Spanish colonialization.

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

  • An A/C bus from Manila to Dagupan costs ₱445 and takes 5 hours. Victory Liner, Dagupan Transport, Fermina Transport, and First North Luzon Transit operates most air-conditioned buses from Manila.
  • A non-A/C bus from Dagupan to Baguio costs ₱110 and takes 3 hours.

Get around[edit]

As in other Philippine provinces and cities, jeepneys, bus and tricycles are very common. In some parts, there are sidecars or pedicabs.

See[edit]

  • Dagupan Fish Port
  • Bora
  • Tondaligan Beach
  • Bonuan Blue Beach
  • Dagupan City Museum
  • Japanese-Philippine Friendship Garden
  • Pantal River
  • Tondaligan People's Park
  • Rare Eagles Forest Marine and Agricultural Development

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

  • Citi Mall, C Dagupan Road.. 9AM-8PM.
  • There are various supermarkets around, including Puregold Supermarket on Mayombo Road, SM Hypermarket on Dagupan Road, and Robinsons Supermarket in Nepo Mall (June 2019).

Eat[edit]

Also try one of our best food in Dagupan which is the Pigar-Pigar. Come and taste it for yourself and see how delicious this food.

  • Ciudad Elmina Restaurant
  • Matutina's Seafood House And Restaurant
  • Kuya Max Resto Grill
  • Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina
  • Chef Distrito
  • Koppitea Resto Kaffe
  • Bacold Manokan Grill
  • Yellow Tree Cafe
  • Dagupena Restaurant
  • Uson Pigar Pigar
  • Beans and Roots
  • Cafe Feliz
  • Kaffa Ave
  • Korean Food Haus
  • Todd's
  • Silverio's

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Nel Ars Travelers Inn, Pantal Arellano Street., +63 75 522-2848. Check-out: noon. Fan and a.c. double rooms with own bathroom. Some rooms have cable TV. 96 rooms. ₱350/600.
  • Star Plaza Hotel. Value star inn., AB Fernandez, Dagupan City (Value star inn is behide the star plaza hotel.), +63 75-523-4888. Star Plaza Hotel and Value star inn are in downtown Dagupan. The restaurant serves a wide range of delicious food. Value star inn and Star plaza hotel have the same owner. single/double fan/a/c rooms with own bathrooms. ₱400/850.

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