Vigan overview

Vigan, officially the City of Vigan is the capital of theprovince of Ilocos Sur in the Philippines. The city is located on the western coast of the large island of Luzon, facing the South China Sea. The city has a population of 49,747 people (2010).

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Vigan is a World Heritage Site in that it is one of the few Hispanic towns left in the Philippines where its structures remained intact, and is well known for its cobblestone streets and a unique architecture that fuses Philippine and Oriental building designs and construction, with colonial European architecture. Because of this, According to a report of Editorial Insider, Vigan City was officially recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders Cities together with Durban, Havana, Beirut, Doha, La Paz and Kuala Lumpur.

Source: Wikipedia

 

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