In a remote area in the province of Batangas lies a proud UNESCO Heritage site that is the municipality of Taal. Little is very known with this ancestral town and not everyone has heard about such an exquisite place that others still have to discover.
Taal evokes a history with some delighting nature’s view too. With its admirable preservation of numerous old homes that withstand centuries, Taal unquestionably deserves its glory. Some of these houses include that of the famous MArcella Agoncillo, maker of the Philippine flag. Taal is also the home of historical churches like the Basilica de San Martin de Tours and Our LAdy of Caysasay Church. More than these, the town is famous for embroidered gowns made by its residents’ artistic hands. In fact, it is the Balisong and barong capital of the PHilippines.
To date, the local government has different programs to attract more and more tourists in their place of pride. Taal as many would agree is such a place worth visiting.