Part Two of Churches of Albay to visit for seasonal pilgrimages of Simbang Gabi and Visita Iglesia. A two part series of Albay Churches
Part One of Churches of Albay to visit for Simbang Gabi and Visita Iglesia Pilgrimages. Albay Philippines has many old Spanish churches for Simbang Gabi.
The Baroque church of Cagsawa was originally built in 1587 in the small town of Cagsawa (spelled as Cagsaua during the Hispanic era in the Philippines). It was burned down by Dutch pirates in 1636.
The first Tabak Festival was held in 2002, the year after the creation of the City of Tabaco. Every year since, the Tabak Festival has grown and evolved into a celebration of everything Tabaknon involving both the local people and local government employees