In behalf of all Magallenos, I would like to greet one and all:
Welcome to Magaya-gayang Magallanes!
Magallanes is a place where God’s nature and our people have blended to create an awesome paradise for visitors to remember and cherish for a long, long time. It is a place where mountains merge with the sea, where our winding roads offer the best breathtaking views of unforgettable scenery of lush forests and coconut plantations. It is a place of rich heritage and history and importantly, a pilgrimage place for those who follow our country’s Christian journey.
To our fellow Catholics, Sitio Gibalon is hallowed ground where the very First Mass in mainland Luzon was celebrated in 1569 by Augustinian Friar Alonzo Jimenez. According to historians, for some years, Magallanes was a frequent route for the Catholic clergy from Mexico on their way to Nueva Caceres (now the provinces of Camarines) and all the way to Manila. Come and visit our Gibalon Shrine!
Our very own Parola Beach is a wonderful place for picnics and get-togethers. It also features a Lighthouse that is the only conical-shaped iron tower built by the Americans in 1904. It is a must-visit location for travel bloggers and history enthusiasts. It has been well-preserved and is functional to this day. Visitors will surely enjoy the amazing view around the nearby viewdeck built over the old lighthouse keeper’s quarters. Awesome!
Bucal-bucalan Resort in Barangay Aguada is a refreshing cold-spring locale perfect for swimming and social gatherings. Families and friends are much welcome in its native poolside cottages and invigorating natural waters. Other local favorites are the Sagpan lake and mini-waterfalls in Barangay Siuton and a small but no less refreshing fount called Malijao Spring in Barangay Bacalon. Cool!
Our local cuisine is likewise well known. In Sorsogon province, Magallanes means the famous dried pusit (squid), kasag (crabs), palad-buaya (clams), kinunot and molidong pili. Visitors can readily savor them as soon as they set foot in our eateries and homes.
In Magallanes, transportation is easy by way of jeepneys, tricycles or motorbanca. Our people are hospitable, caring and will always be glad to help.
Again, to our visitors and fellow Magallenos, seek the less-travelled but the best.
Remember, Magallanes has it all.
HON. AUGUSTO MANUEL M. RAGRAGIO
Married to Mrs. Elena Mencias Ragragio
Children: Hilda Larina M. Ragragio & Andrea Malaya M. Ragragio
Religion: Roman Catholic
Residence: Brgy. Poblacion, Magallanes, Sorsogon
Incumbent, Municipal Mayor
(July 1, 2013 – present)
(July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2013)
(July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2007)
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LATEST EVENTS AND WHERE ABOUTS
The Municipality of Magallanes just elected its new set of SK Federation Officers this May 29, 2018 in an election held at the Convention Hall of the Touch of Grace Hotel Resort and Restaurant in Aguada Sur, Magallanes, Sorsogon. The newly elected and inducted SK...
LGU-Magallanes formally started this year’s Mayor’S Cup for the Inter-Municipality Football Tournament today May 16, 2018. It is one of the most rewarding events that brings the community together, being united in health & wellness and...
Last May 8, 2018 the Local Government Unit of Magallanes and the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines inaugurated the Two-Story Community Learning Center located in Barangay Binisitahan Norte, Magallanes, Sorsogon. The project was awarded to the Municipality of...
“YES I DO, MAYOR” – 145 couples from the different barangays of Magallanes tied the knot as they excitedly yet solemnly exchanged vows in the 3-Day Free Civil Mass Wedding sponsored by the Local Government Unit Of Magallanes through the office of the Municipal...
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