|History of Naga City Philippines|
|Naga City was named from the abundance of Narra Trees, Naga in Bikol. In the mid 1500's, Naga was a flourishing village along the banks of the Naga River. For hundeds of years Naga City has been known for its history of trade, education, and strong catholic culture. Traslacion happens every 2nd Friday of September and this is the trasfer of image of Divino Rostro and Penafrancia which is called "Mahal na Ina". This shows the culture and the strong belief of the devotee especially the Naguenos and the Bicolanos.|
|is the biggest and most popular religious event in the Philippines, the Penafrancia fiesta is a week affair that starts on the 2nd Friday of September when the miraculous patroness of the Bicol Region "Mahal Na Ina" or Virgin of Penafrancia is transferred from her shrine to the centuries-old Naga Metropolitan Cathedral where 9 days of prayer are held in her honor is called the "Traslacion" and on the last day, the image is returned to her shrine following the Naga River route and it is called the "Fluvial Procession". The colorful evening procession is lit by thousands of candles from followers in boats escorting the image. When the flatboat reaches its destination, the devotees shout "Viva la Virgen" (Long live the Virgin!) and the image is carried back in a procession to the Basilica.|
|Naga City Shopping Malls|
|Naga City some of the largest and nicest Shopping Malls in the Bicol Region of the Philippines:|
SM Naga City Mall is one of the largest and best malls in Naga with a Food Court, Movie Cinemas, SM Department Store, SM Supermarket and much more. Located on Ninoy & Cory Ave. in the heart of Naga City
NagaLand E-Mall is part of the Robinsons Corporation with one of the largest Super Markets in Naga City. Located on Elias Angeles St. and Penafrancia Ave.
Pure Gold Naga is one of the newest malls in the Bicol Region and offers Gocery products, Fashion Apparel, Home Essentials at budget prices. Located in ALDP Mall, Traingula.
Liberty Commercial Center (LCC) has Department Stores, Supermarket, Restaurants, and much more. Located on Felix Plazo St.
|Naga City Camsur Water Complex|
|One of the prides of the Naguenos located at the Provincial Capitol Complex. It is a man made body of water designed for the riders of wake boarder and wake skater. It has plenty of room to perform different tricks on perfectly smooth water at which have a cable at about 700 m long. There you can see a small island built in the middle of the lake, as well as smooth, sand beaches on all sides. CWC is extremely cool because it offers complete accommodation such as the restaurant, a bar, hotels with AC and WIFI ready, bungalows, huge swimming pool, pro shop, beach volleyball area, souvenir store, massage spa, convention center, and many other recreational facilities all designed to grow CWC and the entire region into a welcoming resort destination for visitors from all over the world.|
Camsur Water Complex
|Naga City Hotels|
|There are many hotels you can choose to stay in while spending your time with your family and friends in Naga city like Villa Caceres Hotel, Avenue Plaza Hotel, Naga Regent, CBD Plaza, Moraville, Naga Land, and many more. The hotels have complete accommodation facilities and services, personalized room service, superb yet inexpensive cuisine, really accessible to everything specially the restaurants and there is wifi on the hallways and at the lobby. Staying the hotels in Naga, one easily feels comfortable because Naguenos are warm and friendly.|
Hotels In Naga City