Cape Bojeador Lighthouse
Built in 1892, the lighthouse stands on a promontory in Burgos, 45 kms. north of Laoag City. It still sends out signals to ships passing by the Cape facing the northern portion of the South China Sea.
A fast emerging tourist destination in Northern Luzon, with its long stretches of isolated shoreline, gentle waves and off shore breezes.
Juan Luna Shrine
Located in Badoc, the restored house is a repository of the memorabilia of the famous Luna family foremost are the paintings of Juan Luna which include a reproduction of his masterpiece, the Spolarium.
Malacañang of the North
Built as the official residence of President Marcos in Ilocos Norte, overlooking the legendary Paoay Lake, this imposing structure is now a museum.
Built of coral blocks and stucco-plastered and bricks, the architecture is a unique combination of Gothic, Baroque and Oriental. Construction of the church was started in 1704 and completed in 1894. A few meters away is the coralstone belltower which served as observation post of the â€œKatipunerosâ€ during the Philippine Revolution. Paoay Church is included in the UNESCO's World Heritage List.
St. William's Cathedral
The Augustinians built the church of Italian Renaissance design in 1612. Its unique 2-storey faÃ§ade is held by four pairs of coupled columns. The deeply recessed niche shows the image of the Patron Saint of Laoag City.
Sinking Bell Tower
Located almost a hundred meters away from the St. William's Cathedral, the tower has sunk to the ground and leans slightly to the north.