Discover Northern Samar
Capul Island, a one-hour travel by boat from Allen, Northern Samar and
247 kms from Tacloban City.
The lighthouse was constructed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. This
is situated at the northernmost point of the island and serves as the guidepost
for traveling vessels. The big guns once mounted there were intended to
support the "SHO" plans. It was the Japanese Imperial Navy's grand design
and last desperate assault to destroy the American landings at Leyte Gulf.
Approximately 45 minutes by boat from Rawis plus a 5-minute trip by land
within Palapag townproper.
Site of Sumuroy revolt; old parish stone church.
Rosario, N. Samar; can be reached by land transportation; 27 kms. from
Legend-full hotspring frequented by the sick and afflicted who believed it
has miraculous effect; believed to be blessed by the Virgin Mary; sulfuric
BIRI ISLAND ROCK ISLAND
Biri, N. Samar; jump-off point at Lavezares town.
This island is blessed with unique natural beauty. Biri, known for its
awe-inspiring rock formations carved due to big waves of the San Bernardino
Strait that lap up the eastern portion of its shore.
Las Navas, N. Samar; accessible by motorboat or banca via the Catubig
River; 15 kms. from Catubig townproper.
Contains a series of star-like waterfalls; good picnic site cool climate.
Victoria, N. Samar; 239 kms. from Tacloban City and located 60 meters from a
Beautiful natural pools.
Capul Island, accessible by a 2-hour motorboat trip from Allen, N. Samar.
A 15th-century church, 85% of its original form is preserved. Adjacent
to it is the 11-meter high belfry.
Laoang, N. Samar; 304 kms. from Tacloban City.
St. Michael the Archangel Church by the Franciscan Friars.
Palapag, N. Samar
A 15th-century old church ruins where Spanish friars were slain by Sumoroy
which set off the Sumoroy Revolt.
UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN
Catarman, N. Samar; 3 kms. from the town proper and accessible by land
The only state university in Samar Island. The campus faces the
Pacific Ocean and is nestled between hills; well-landscaped grounds and sunken
garden; and amphitheatre carved on a mountainside which can accommodate 10,000
SCOUT CITY, UEP
Catarman, N. Samar
Venue of national, regional and provincial boy scout jamborees; offers
panoramic view of the San Bernardino Strait on the west and the Pacific Ocean on