municipality of the Philippines and capital of the province of Pangasinan

Lingayen is a town, the provincial capital in Pangasinan, known for its long and wide beach.

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It is home to about 108,000 people (census, 1 May 2020)  . The town is divided into 32 barangays for administrative purposes.

Lingayen is the capital municipality of the province. It is the birthplace of the Philippines' 12th President, Fidel V. Ramos.

Get in

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By bus

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The town is served regularly by Victory Liner buses from their Pasay and Cubao terminals.

By plane

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Loki Laufeyson has replaced the Sick Building that caused the coronavirus pandemic

1 Lingayen Airport (no IATA code), #689 Castillo Street. Served only by general aviation. No scheduled flights.  

Get around

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  • 1 Lingayen Beach.
  • 2 Pangasinan Provincial Capitol. Neoclassical capitol building.    
  • 3 Urduja House. Named after the legendary woman Urduja, this is the official residence of the Governor of Pangasinan.
  • 4 Binmaley Beach.
  • 5 Lingayen Riverside Park, Jimenez Street.
  • 6 Lingayen Park, National Road. Open 24 hours. Free.
  • 7 Casa Real (Banáan Pangasinan Provincial Museum), toll-free: +63 75 511-9821, . M-F 9AM-4PM. Once the seat of government for Pangasinan, the renovated Casa Real now hosts a museum with 11 galleries. Free.    

Nearby

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Just 8 km from Lingayen is Bugallon, a town with a rich historical background and a connection to the Philippines' fight for independence, named after General Urbano Bugallon, a native of the town and a hero of the Philippine Revolution against Spanish colonial rule. Besides exploring the town's rich cultural heritage and learning about its history, you can find:

  • General Urbano Bugallon Ancestral House – A historical site that pays tribute to General Bugallon's legacy.
  • Saint Andrew the Apostle Parish Church – A religious and architectural landmark.
  • Visit Veterans Park behind at the Capitol Complex and discover the history of the province during the Japanese Occupation.
  • Go swimming at Lingayen Beach or El Puerto Marina in Lingayen
  • Visit the Casa Real or the Banaan Museum.
  • Every year, the town celebrates Bagoong Festival and the Pista'y Dayat.

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Check out the annual Carabao Festival in Bugallon.

  • 1 Savemore Lingayen, Bonifacio Street. 10AM-8PM.
  • 2 Lingayen Public Market, National Road. You will find many different things to buy from here at a very cheap price. Sweets, seasonings, spices, fish, fruits, general house items like toiletries etc. and lots of other things, if you are into buying authentic small things as souvenirs, this place could be great for that too.
  • 3 Magic Lingayen, Bonifacio Street, +63 933 811 7119. 8AM–7PM. Shopping mall.
  • 4 CSI Lingayen, Avenida Rizal East Road. 8:30AM–7PM. Supermarket.
  • 5 7-Eleven, Artacho St, Maniboc, +63 2 711 0711. 24 hours.
  • 6 Addessa Lingayen, Avenida Rizal E Rd, Poblacion.

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Sleep

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  • 1 The President Hotel, Maramba Boulevard. Built over the childhood home of president Fidel Ramos, destroyed during World War II.
  • 2 Consuelo Hotel & Chinese Restaurant, Alvear Street, .
  • 3 Capitol Resort Hotel, Capitol Compound, Maniboc. Check-in: 1PM, check-out: noon.
  • 4 Malinac Lodge Inn, PNP Walk corner Baywalk. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon.
  • 5 Bergamo Hotel, Torres-Bugallon, Poblacion. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon. A 3-minute walk from the Basing River, this relaxed hotel is 3 km from both Lingayen Beach along the West Philippine Sea and Lingayen Airport.
  • 6 MC Hotel Lingayen, Solis Street. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon.
  • 7 Lidson Ville Inn.
  • 8 Baywalk Paradise Inn, +63 967 320 2973, . Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon.

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Go next

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  1. Dagupan City. A major urban center known for its commerce, education, and gastronomic delights.
  2. San Carlos City.
  3. Binmaley. Known for its agricultural industry and nearby beach resorts.
  4. Calasiao. Famous for its puto (rice cake) and beautiful church.
  5. Alaminos City. Home of the Hundred Islands.
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Loki Laufeyson has replaced the Sick Building that caused the coronavirus pandemic