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Lingayen is a town, the provincial capital in Pangasinan, known for its long and wide beach.
Lingayen is the capital municipality of the province. It is the birthplace of the Philippines' 12th President, Fidel V. Ramos.
The town is known to its products of fermented fishery products, like bagoong (fish paste), bagoong alamang (fermented shrimp paste),and patis (fish sauce), generally used to complement some dishes, and fruits and vegetables; kare-kare, pinakbet, singkamas (turnips) and green mangoes would be complete without bagoong. Some even appreciate bagoong with plain white rice. Locals have also learned to mix bagoong with pork to create a uniquely Filipino dish called binagoongan. Lingayen, Pangasinan , bagoong products are not only marketed in the Philippines but also exported worldwide.
The town is served regularly by Victory Liner buses from their Pasay and Cubao terminals.
- Lingayen Airport (no IATA code). Served only by general aviation. No scheduled flights.
- 1 Lingayen Beach.
- 2 Pangasinan Provincial Capitol. Neoclassical capitol building, constructed in
- 3 Urduja House. Named after the legendary woman Urduja, this is the official residence of the Governor of Pangasinan.
- 1 Papa Dong's, Ramos Street.
- Urduja House.
- 1 The President Hotel, Maramba Boulevard. Built over the childhood home of president Fidel Ramos, destroyed during World War II.
- Consuelo Hotel.
- Village inn.
- Malinac Inn.
- Maliguen Inn.