Historical Roads around the Philippines

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The Kennon Road

The Kennon Road plays a major in achieving Baguio's success as a city. This highway was the fruitful work of local and foreign workers under Col. L. W. Kennon which contributed a lot to improved access to Baguio and other connecting places.

Arkong Bato

Roads may be altered, but their function never changes: they are developed to tend to the needs of society. An example is the Arkong Bato in Valenzuela City, which used to be the boundary between Rizal and Bulacan. Despite it having been turned into the landmark dividing the cities of Valenzuela and Malabon, its purpose as a symbolic structure remains.

Mt. Samat Road

Behind every road is a story waiting to be told; stories of past events that could never be witnesses in one of the landmarks in Bataan, the historical Mt. Samat, which is now more accessible with the roads that provide more convenient travel for tourists and locals alike.


Tarlac Roads

The streets of Tarlac have been through a lot over the years. Before, it experienced being flocked by various soldiers during the war; now, it tends to the people of the developed city. Tarlac City has achieved so much overtime and its streets have been consistently improving as well, providing its people better life.

Dalton Pass, Nueva Ecija

While the Balete Pass (also known as the Dalton Pass) is fairly recognized as a thoroughfare connecting the provinces of Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya, it was also the site of a major battle that took place during the World War II. Roads are not limited to functioning as passageways but can also hold stories of major historical events. One of the attractions in Nueva Ecija is the La Virgena Divina Pastora, a parish church that has been existing since 1589.

Tinajeros Bridge

In the past, Malabon was just a humble town. But like any other place it soon embraced developments which turned its narrow streets into wider roads, making the city much more accessible for visitors.


Cagayan Valley Road

The Cagayan Valley road has a lot of curves and turns that might make the travel a bit more challenging. Nevertheless, this does not change the fact that the road leads to many places, allowing people get to popular destinations. The Iguig Calvary Hills, one of the landmarks in Cagayan, is known for its life-size depictions of the stations if the cross that shows Jesus Christ's difficult but fulfilling journey.

Bulacan Road Landmarks

Bulacan transitioned overtime from being a simple province to becoming an exuberant one. With the construction of various commercial establishments, the provincial roads were also improved, making access easier. One of Bulacan's landmarks is the welcome arc in Malolos City.

Calle Crisologo, Vigan

History could also be found from the very grounds that we stand on. The walls and the streets of Vigan City in Ilocos Sur tell many stories filled with bits and pieces of our history; one of which is Plaza Burgos, dedicated to Fr. Jose Burgos, that is popular with both tourists and locals.

Pangasinan, MacArthur Highway

Pangasinan houses a lot of business and commercial industries. Its development and economic stability would not have been possible if not for its improved roads. The Minor Basilica of Manaoag, having existed originally in 1600, had overcome obstacles together with the province itself.

Pampanga's Main Road

It is no surprise that every Christmas, the streets in Pampanga are filled with twinkling lights. These lights represent the spark of hope in every Filipino's heart each year. Just like the lights, the roads provide us with hope that there is a better tomorrow. Roads in Pampanga are continuously being improved and innovated for better service.