The Kapuntukan Hill lies approximately a kilometer away from the busy Legazpi port. Because of its shape, it is also fondly and more popularly called by Legazpenos as the Sleeping Lion Hill, with the higher peak resembling a lion's hunched shoulders and mane and the lower peak, its rump located in Legazpi City Albay.
Kapuntukan Hill or Sleeping Lion News
Albay has a special place in my childhood. I have fun memories of many summers spent in Albay. My mom hails in Daraga and we would visit her home often. No matter how long the drive, it's always the majestic Mayon, the imposing Daraga Church and enjoyable time with cousins and siblings. My last visit though was drenched in tears like the heavy rain that poured upon us the day we said goodbye to my dearest lola (grandma). I was close to her. Relatives always say I'm her favorite apo (grandson). That was more than a decade ago. When an photo assignment from InFlight came recently, I thought I gu ...
I woke up from my hotel bed feeling uneasy. The sun had just risen but the windowless room remained as dim as it did when I dived under the covers the night before. Breakfast buffet, one of the things I look forward to when staying in hotels was starting in 30 minutes but today, my head's occupied with something else.
Sleeping Lion, also called Kapuntukan Hill is located just across Embarcadero de Legazpi, a mall by the pier that offers a scenic view of Mt. Mayon, an active volcano shaped like a perfect cone and one of Bicol region's greatest natural attractions.
My friends and I had jus ...
Popularly known by Legazpiños (people of Legazpi City) as the Sleeping Lion Hill, the Kapuntukan Hill is one of the best places to see a panoramic view of Legazpi City in Albay, Philippines and the towering Mayon Volcano. It is located about 500 meters from the Port of Legazpi and it is adjacent to Embarcadero de Legazpi, a lifestyle hub and shopping center in the heart of the city.
The Kapuntukan Hill is fondly named as the Sleeping Lion Hill because of its shape ??" and it can be easily remembered by tourists after they visit the place.
A 360 degree view of Albay Gulf is experienced o ...