(Carabao Island/Fort Frank, Maragondon, Cavite) 11

Formidable Fort of Carabao Island

More known as Fort Frank, this island is one of the complexes of defensive islands built by the Americans at the mouth of Manila Bay. The long, narrow island is surrounded by jagged cliffs, caves, rocky shores and topped by...

Bantay Watchtower. Bantay, Ilocos Sur 4

Bantay’s Enduring Watchtower

Bantay Bell Tower was built in 1591 and serves as the belfry of the Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Caridad, St. Augustine Parish (one of the oldest surviving churches in Ilocos region established in 1590). It also served as a...