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Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, Burgos
Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, also known as Burgos Lighthouse, is a cultural heritage structure in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, that was established during the Spanish Colonial period in the Philippines. It was first lit on March 30, 1892, and is set high on Vigia de Nagpartian Hill overlooking the scenic Cape Bojeador where early galleons used to sail by. After over 100 years, it still functions as a welcoming beacon to the international ships that enter the Philippine Archipelago from the north and guide them safely away from the rocky coast of the town.The light marks the northwestern-most point in Luzon. The northeastern-most being Cape Engaño Lighthouse on Palaui Island, Santa Ana, Cagayan.The 66ft octagonal stone tower, the most prominent structure in the vicinity, can be seen from as far away as Pasuquin town in the south and Bangui on the east on a clear day. Contrary to popular belief, it is not the highest-elevated nor tallest lighthouse in the Philippines. But the highest elevated still original and active Spanish era lighthouse in the country. Corregidor Lighthouse is higher at over, and among the Spanish Colonial lighthouses, the tower of Cape Melville Lighthouse is the tallest at. In Mindoro Strait, the recently erected modern tower at the Apo Reef Light Station rises to a height of.Arrange to visit Cape Bojeador Lighthouse and other attractions in Burgos using our Burgos itinerary planner.
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