Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

Burgos, Ilocos Norte

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, also known as Burgos Lighthouse is located in Burgos, Ilocos Norte. The 20 meter 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.

The Cape Bojeador lighthouse was part of the Spanish government's master plan of illuminating the Philippine a ...

rchipelago. The project commenced with the execution of the lighthouses in the northern and western part of the Philippines and those around Iloilo and Cebu. The Burgos lighthouse was first lit on March 30, 1892.

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    Brief History
    Also known as Burgos Lighthouse, this is a cultural heritage structure in the province that was built on March 30, 1892 during the Spanish colonization in the Philippines. It's 65 feet tall. The lighthouse was as the guide used during the early galleons in t ...

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    Cape Bojeador Lighthouse (Burgos Lighthouse) is situated in Burgos, Ilocos Norte. It is a cultural heritage that was erected during the Spanish era in the Philippines. It's a 66-foot-tall octagonal stone tower on Vigia de Nagpartian Hill with an overlooking scene of Cape Bojeador. This lighthouse was first designed by Magin Pers and Pers in 1887 and finished by the Lighthouse Service under Guillermo Brockman.

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