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Sorsogon is a province of the Philippines, located in the Region of Bicol.

Cities[edit]

  • 1 Sorsogon City — the main city of the province can be a base for exploring beautiful Sorsogon province

Municipalities[edit]

Map
Map of Sorsogon
  • 1 Bulan Bulan, Sorsogon on Wikipedia
  • 2 Donsol — a scuba diving destination
  • 3 Juban Juban, Sorsogon on Wikipedia

Other destinations[edit]

Understand[edit]

Sorsogon is at the tip of the Bicol Peninsula and faces the island of Samar to the southeast across the San Bernardino Strait and Ticao Island to the southwest.

The Bicolano language is predominantly used in Sorsogon as the language used by its people.

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

The Pan-Philippine Highway (N1/AH26), is the highway backbone network, and the secondary and tertiary roads interconnect most cities and municipalities in Pilar, Castilla, Sorsogon City, Casiguran, Juban, Irosin before ending at Matnog at the ferry terminal.

The Matnog Ferry Terminal provides access to the island of Northern Samar in Allen.

See[edit]

Do[edit]

  • Swim and interact with 'whale sharks' the largest fish in the world in Don Sol, Sorsogon.
  • Ride the waves at Lola Sayong Surfing Camp in Gubat, Sorsogon.
  • Kasanggayahan Festival — celebrated in the whole province in the last week of October, commemorates the founding of Sorsogon as a province. Festivities include a series of cultural, historical, religious, agro-industrial and economic activities, showcasing the province's abundant agricultural products, particularly food and decorative items. One of the main activities and highlight of the festival is the Pantomina sa Tinampo, it is a kind of cultural-ethnic street dance native to the province. Hundreds of men and women participated, clad in colorful traditional Filipino couture while dancing barefoot as they parade around the city.
  • Pili Festival — in Sorsogon City, honors the Pili nut and tree which is indigenous to province. The festival coincides with the town fiesta of Sorsogon City. Celebrations include street dancing by locals donning pili nut costumes, cooking competitions, fireworks displays, color run, and even a nutcracking session along the road by the locals.[25]
  • Parau Festival – Pilar, Sorsogon celebrates Parau Festival every October. The Festival coincides with the town fiesta of Pilar. Events include Inter-High School Sportsfest, DLC Competition, Parau Street Dancing Competition, Color Run, Palarong Bayan.
  • Ginubat Festival – from Gubat, Sorsogon, a festival based on the roots of the town of which its name was derived. It features the following activities: cultural street parade, exhibit, sail boat race, beauty pageant, fiesta celebration and the Balik Gubat which is the highlight of the festival.


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