Photo Credit: https://www2.naga.gov.ph/
Viva la Virgen! Viva el Divino Rostro! My hometown.
Our Lady of Peñafrancia (Spanish: Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia) is an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Philippines. The Marian image is permanently enshrined in the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Naga, Camarines Sur.
Date: Third Saturday of September
Events: Novena to the Divino Rostro or “The Divine Face”, Traslación, Novena to the Our Lady of Peñafrancia, Parades and celebrations, Fluvial Procession and Festival Sunday
Best Bicolano Foods:
Pinangat, sinapot, kinunot, natong, toasted siopao and kinalas.
Transportation/ How to get there:
- By Airplane: 1 hour and 20 minutes.
- By Land:
Bus: 8 hours ride/11 hours traffic from Manila
Train: 10 hours
Car / Jeep: It depends, stop/go, sightseeing, food lovers and more.