Top 7 Tourist Attractions in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines
Angeles City, Pampanga is mostly known for it's nearby Clark International Airport and Clark Freeport Zone. It's also a central Luzon hub for business, education and entertainment. It is one of the best places to live in the Philippines that is according to an issue of MoneySense Magazine.
Here are some of the top tourist attractions to check out in Angeles City:
#1 - Nayong Pilipino: located in Clark Freeport Zone, Nayong Pilipino gives tourists in the Philippines both a historical and cultural tour of the entire country, all in one place! That is, by showing miniature replicas of Bohol’s Chocolate Hills from Cebu Region; not to mention Magellan’s Cross, which represents Visayas Region, and other landmarks of Cordillera Central, Ilocos, Tagalog, Bicol, Mindanao, etc.
#2 - Air Force City Park: this exemplary spot, also situated in Clark Freeport Zone, has not only helicopters and airplanes that the Philippine Air Force used to have, which are on display in this exquisite park, but it also shares monkey bars and some slides where your children can play and have fun. Air Force City Park is spacious enough as well for joggers or those of you, who would like to take an afternoon stroll as you take lots of pictures that will serve as mementos.
#3 - Puning Hot Spring: A lovely site in Sapang Bato, Angeles City, Puning Hot Spring is for all adventure-seekers looking for a thrilling hot spring bath and unique mudpack- sand massage. Although this place is only ideal for young people, as advertised in Trip Advisor, visitors to Puning Hot Spring can expect to meet really nice and friendly people there on top of taking delight in a cool climate as well as a good lunch/snack, amidst its refreshing lush landscape.
#4 - Dinosaurs Island (Clark Land): Dinosaurs were real as can be in the long ago history of this world, so come and take pleasure in seeing these huge creatures as if they exist until today, only at Clark Pampanga’s Dinosaurs Island! Meet and greet Tyrannosaurus Rex, Rhinoceros, Iguanodon, Triceratops, and many more in store! What is most fun about these dinosaurs is that they have been animated using modern electromechanical devices so you and your children can see them move to the groove!
#5 - El Kabayo: For more excitement and pleasure, experience horseback riding like no other, in El Kabayo – also found in Clark Freeport Zone. There are a variety of riding styles to choose from: you can ride a horse on the picnic ground, or take a chariot with your family. Otherwise, for a rather challenging trail, take the horse of your choice for a ride towards the mountains and river instead! Go ahead and recall the old western days a la cowboy, the late John Wayne!
#6 - Museo Ning Angeles: can be reached in Santo Rosario Historical District, and it caters to history, art lovers as well as those who are curious about Pampanga’s culture. In this old house, tourists can taste delicious chocolate and sans rival, too, that have no equal! Moreover, guests can see there, outstanding art pieces and photos to learn about the past of captivating Angeles City.
#7 - Kamikaze West Air Field: marvel at the colorful history of Kamikaze West Air Field – located in Mabalacat, Pampanga. Believe it or not, this airfield was established by the Japanese in 1944 – during the time of World War II. They were in combat with the United States forces in the Philippines then, and in 1945, being defeated, these Japanese warriors left for Taiwan. Thus on the 28th of January in 1945, the United States of America conquered this airfield along with the entire Clark Field.