Laguna

Laguna

The Province of Laguna, which was formerly called La Laguna and La Provincia de la Laguna de Bay, was named after Laguna de Bay, the body of water that forms its northern boundary.  Laguna de Bay, in turn, was named after the town of Bay (Laguna de Bay is Spanish which means "Lake of Bay"), the first provincial capital. 
Laguna is notable as the birthplace of Jose Rizal, the country's national hero. It is also famous for attractions like Pagsanjan Falls, the University of the Philippines Los Baños campus, the hot spring resorts of Los Bañosand Calamba on the slopes of Mount Makiling, Pila historic town plaza, Taytay Falls in Majayjay, the wood carvings and papier-mâché created by the people of Paeté, the annual Sampaguita Festival in San Pedro, theturumba of Pakil, the tsinelas footwears from Liliw, the Pandan Festival of Luisiana, the Seven Lakes of San Pablo (the first city in the province), and the Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery in Nagcarlan.
Laguna is located in the foothills of three mountains namely, Mount Makiling, Mount Banahaw, and the Sierra Madre Range.
 

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Educational center of a university devoted to native tree species conservation & planting.

The Boy Scouts of the Philippines, BSP, is the national Scout association of the Philippines in the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

An old and historical church built in 1859 , where the Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal was baptized. The baptismal area where Rizal was baptized and the things during his baptism where preserved at its original placed.

Is the home of the Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal and his family in his birthplace in Calamba,Laguna. It was preserved and reconstructed after it was destroyed during the World War II, the house keeps some of the  writings ,drawings , the original Baptismal certificate of Rizal and as well as the old original furnitures of the family .

Popularly known as Calambanga (Calamba Pot) is a famous landmark in Calamba, Laguna. An old folk tale by the locals says that the name of the City is derived from the huge clay pot . The barangays of the city are written on the surface of the huge pot.

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