Cape Bolinao Light house Tours – Philippines, Pangasinan

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Cape Bolinao Light house
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Patar, Bolinao, Pangasinan, Pangasinan, Philippines
Hours : 8:00am - 6:00pm

About this place

Cape bolinao light house is known as the 2nd largest light house in the entire Philippines.

It also has been a setting of some local Filipino movies and great for pictorials.

This light housr is in Patar rises 351 feet (107 m) above sea level atop Punta Piedra Point, a towering hill of solid rock which is the sharp point of Cape Bolinao itself. It was built by the Americans in 1903 on a 351 feet (107 m) high promontory at the western part of Cape Bolinao, the lighthouse still sends signals to vessels passing by the area.

The lighthouse provides a panoramic view of a portion of the 1,269 hectare Cape Bolinao Dendro Thermal Ipil-Ipil Plantation on a land area where archaeological excavations have revealed relics from the 14th to the 15th centuries. Filipino, British and American engineers constructed the lighthouse in 1905.

According to the Bureau of Geodetic Surveys, the land elevation is 250 feet (76 m). Visibility is 20 miles (32 km; 17 nmi) at midsea towards the lighthouse in Poro Point. The winding stairway has 6 platforms with 20 steps or rungs for a total of 120 steps plus 14 more to the illumination room, or an over-all total of 134 steps.

Commuter bus going to Bolinao, Pangasinan

Fare: about  $10.00 (one way)

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