What is Bulacan famous for? Give Us Your Top 3 Answers

Last Updated on May 17, 2020 by Carmelyne Thompson

What is Bulacan famous for? Name the top three things you think of when you hear BULACAN. Try to do the same for each of the towns / cities in Bulacan.

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I’m a true-blue Bulakenya, ‘born and bred’ in Bulacan. Apart from being HOME, these are the 3 things that I believe Bulacan is famous for:

  • History
    1. Malolos Republic
    2. Republic of Kakarong de Sili
    3. Battle of Biak na Bato
  • Food
    1. Pastillas
    2. Different kinds of Kakanin
    3. Ensaymada
  • Culture
    1. Malalim na Tagalog (*Read our feature article on this.)
    2. Native works – buntal hats, woven bags, barong, embroidery
    3. Religious traditions and old churches

Read: Bulakenyo Vocabularies Part 1: ‘ika Nga Namin sa Bulacan! and Bulakenyo Vocabularies Part 2: ‘ika Nga Namin sa Bulacan!

What is Bulacan famous for? Try the Town and Cities Version:

I can honestly say that this “What is Bulacan famous for?” challenge was hard for me, especially for some of the towns that I do not go to often. I challenge you to do the same and pass the “What is Bulacan famous for?” challenge forward. This is the Bulacan Towns and Cities Edition.

These are the 21 towns and 3 cities in Bulacan. What is Bulacan famous for, for each of these? Can you put in the 3 things you think of when you hear these? Below are my answers.

  • Angat is famous for:
    1. Angat Dam
    2. Angat atershed
    3. Santa Monica Church
  • Balagtas is famous for:
    1. Francisco Balagtas
    2. Bigaa
    3. Balagtas Exit of NLEX
  • Baliuag is famous for:
    1. Baliwag Transit
    2. Bunta hats
    3. church of Baliwag (old church — San Agustin)
  • Bocaue is famous for:
    1. Pagoda
    2. Fireworks / firecrackers
    3. pancit alanganin
  • Bulakan is famous for:
    1. Marcelo H. del Pilar
    2. Gregorio del Pilar
    3. old church (Our Lady of Assumption Church)
  • Bustos is famous for:
    1. Minasa
    2. rice
    3. Bustos Dam
  • Calumpit is famous for:
    1. Calumpit River
    2. fiesta (San Juan, i.e., they splash you with water)
    3. longganisang Calumpit
  • Doña Remedios Trinidad is famous for:
    1. Imelda Marcos
    2. Sierra Madre mountains
    3. last frontier
  • Guiguinto is famous for:
    1. plants
    2. Halamanan Festival
    3. Eurobake
  • Hagonoy is famous for:
    1. National Shrine of St. Anne
    2. seafood
    3. floods (sorry!!!)
  • Malolos is famous for:
    1. Malolos Cathedral
    2. Barasoain
    3. Malolos Republic
  • Marilao is famous for:
    1. Divine Mercy Shrine
    2. that small YUMMY puto –> Putong Polo
    3. SM Marilao
  • Meycauayan is famous for:
    1. jewelries
    2. polluted river
    3. St. Mary’s Meycauayan
  • Norzagaray is famous for:
    1. marble
    2. Sierra Madre mountains
    3. Pinagrealan Cave
  • Obando is famous for:
    1. fertility rites
    2. Sta. Clara
    3. San Pascual Baylon
  • Pandi is famous for:
    1. barong
    2. Kakarong de Sili
    3. embroidery
  • Paombong is famous for:
    1. sukang Paombong
    2. Kapitangan (especially during Holy Week)
    3. bermuda grass
  • Plaridel is famous for:
    1. Marcelo H. del Pilar’s pen name
    2. St. James the Apostle
    3. Plaridel airport
  • Pulilan is famous for:
    1. kneeling carabao
    2. Butterfly Haven
    3. San Isidro Labrador
  • San Ildefonso is famous for:
    1. St. Paul University
    2. Bahay na Pula
    3. woven bags
  • San Jose Del Monte is famous for:
    1. Grotto (Lourdes)
    2. Balagbag
    3. Padre Pio
  • San Miguel is famous for:
    1. pastillas
    2. Biak-na-Bato
    3. chicharon
  • San Rafael is famous for:
    1. kakanin
    2. St. Paul San Rafael
    3. 8 waves
  • Sta. Maria is famous for:
    1. chicharon
    2. Maine Mendoza
    3. Philippine Arena

This is the alphabetical list of the 21 towns and 3 cities in Bulacan. As a Bulakenyo, try to answer ‘What is Bulacan famous for?‘. Use this blank list below to put your top 3 answers for each of the towns / cities; and forward this challenge to another Bulakenyo.

  • Angat
  • Balagtas
  • Baliuag
  • Bocaue
  • Bulakan
  • Bustos
  • Calumpit
  • Doña Remedios Trinidad
  • Guiguinto
  • Hagonoy
  • Malolos
  • Marilao
  • Meycauayan
  • Norzagaray
  • Obando
  • Pandi
  • Paombong
  • Plaridel
  • Pulilan
  • San Ildefonso
  • San Jose Del Monte
  • San Miguel
  • San Rafael
  • Sta. Maria
What is Bulacan famous for?

Read: Discover Bulacan: Land of the Heroes

Listen to the Bulacan Tourism Jingle as well. It highlights what each of our towns / cities are famous for: Bulacan Tourism Jingle.

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