city of the Philippines in the province of Pangasinan
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San Carlos is in Pangasinan, Philippines.

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San Carlos predates colonial times in the Philippines, as it was early on a center of trade with China, Japan, and southeastern Asian principalities, particularly with regards to mung bean production that was prolific in the area.

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Just to south of Dagupan, easily accessed by road.

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Map of San Carlos (Pangasinan)
  • 1 Saint Dominic de Guzman Parish Church. Largest Catholic church in the Philippines during the late 18th century, founded in 1773, but had to be rebuilt in 1890.  
  • 2 Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish Church, in Bayambang. Church and convent dating to 1619 in the town of Bayambang, a town founded in the 16th century that was fifth capital of the Revolutionary Philippine Republic and which is known for its Malangsi Fishtival (tilapia grilling festival).  
  • 3 Saint Joseph the Patriarch Parish Church. Church dating to 1809 in Aguilar, a municipality named after Spanish governor-general Rafael Maria de Aguilar, who ordered its establishment on 16 July 1805 due to sanguine qualities in the area like mineral water and fertile grounds for rice and cattle cultivation.
  • 4 Saint Raymond of Peñafort Parish Church. Established in 1835, then rebuilt in Early Renaissance style in late 19th century, in a nearby community called Mangatarem.  
  • 5 San Carlos Plaza, Palaris Street. Open 24 hours. City park, Safe for visiting hour since police were there as well to help and assist. Free.
  • 1 Mapita Falls, +63 75 549 2005. Have to hike in to see.
  • 2 Manleluag Hot Spring. Hot spring pools for adults and children, with some hiking terrain in Manleluag Spring National Park to the west.
  • 3 Mount Zion Pilgrim Mountain. Go mountain biking along this challenging vertical route that features a Christian shrine and breathtaking views at the top.
  • 1 CSI San Carlos. 8AM–7PM. Department Store/Hypermarket/Fast Food Restaurants.
  • 2 MerryMart Grocery (located in CityMall San Carlos City). 9AM–9PM.
  • 3 CityMall. 9AM–9PM. Shopping mall.
  • 4 Magic Mall, Roxas Boulevard. 9AM–7PM.
  • 5 San Carlos Town Center, Rizal Avenue. 8AM–8PM.
  • 6 Robinsons Supermarket, Rizal Avenue (inside San Carlos Town Center). 8AM-9PM.  
  • 7 New Public Market, Binmaley-San Carlos Road. 5AM–6PM. Place is accessible but heavily congested every Market Day (Saturday) where you can buy almost everything. It has drugstores, hardware, water refilling station, agricultural products, etc.
  • 1 Taipei Royal Tea, Careenen Street. 9AM–8PM. Taiwanese foods/Milk Tea.
  • 2 EatN'Run Pares Station, #116 Zamora Street. 8AM–5PM. The best place to eat your cravings of authentic filipino cuisine.
  • 3 Meggy's, Palaris corner Padilla St, Poblacion. 9AM–10PM. Filipino food eatery. Lechon Kawali/Lumpiang Shanghai/Crispy Sisig/Fried Rice/Sausage/Bone marrow/Beef tapa.
  • 4 Ground n' Pound Garage Grill, #109 Gomez Street. 11AM–11PM. Burger/Shakes/Pasta/Rice meals.
  • 5 Roberto’s Backyard, Matagdem-Tarece Road. 11AM–9PM. Filipino/American restaurant. Very ambiant and cozy place. The ambience is great and relaxing!

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  1. Dagupan City
  2. Lingayen
  3. Binmaley
  4. Bayambang
  5. Malasiqui
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