The province of Tarlac has long held a reputation for being the bathroom terminal for those traveling to Baguio. But now, there’s another reason that will make you feel the urge to stop in the province—the beautiful Tarlac tourist spots.

From the historical spots and aesthetic pilgrimage sites to the breathtaking wonders of nature, you’ll never run out of awesome places to visit in Tarlac

Best Places to Visit in Tarlac

  1. Monasterio de Tarlac
  2. Timangguyob Falls San Clemente, Tarlac
  3. Nambalan Saweng
  4. Aquino Center and Museum
  5. Kart City Tarlac
  6. Capas National Shrine
  7. La Sagrada Familia Parish
  8. Tarlac Recreational Park

What’s inside this blog?

1. Monasterio de Tarlac

 

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Mention Tarlac tourist attractions and the first thing that always comes to mind is the Monasterio de Tarlac. This San Jose Tarlac tourist spot features a towering 9.14-meter statue of the Risen Christ. It is situated 300 meters above sea level on a 29-hectare land within the Tarlac ecotourism site.

Aside from the Risen Christ statue, this San Jose Tarlac tourist spot also features a beautiful baroque-style chapel and a scenic garden that grounds surrounding the monastery.

2. Timangguyob Falls

 

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Timangguyob Falls is the best place to visit in Tarlac if you want to take a breather. This wonder of nature makes a perfect setting for a quick dip, a picnic, and picture-taking. However, getting there is quite challenging as it requires a 2-hour trek. But once you see this Tarlac tourist destination, all the sweat will be worth it.

3. Nambalan Saweng

 

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If you’re looking for more Tarlac tourist spots that allow you to get closer to nature, consider visiting Nambalan Saweng. It is another tourist destination in Tarlac that is guaranteed to take your stress away thanks to its stunning river boasting clear waters, which by the way, you can explore through a bamboo raft.

4. Aquino Center and Museum

 

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Don’t know where to go in Tarlac? Aquino Center and Museum is one of the most popular Tarlac City tourist spots that won’t disappoint. This educational museum was established as a tribute to the late Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. and his wife, the late President Corazon Aquino who fought for the democracy of the Philippines against the former dictator Ferdinand Marcos. 

This Tarlac tourist destination houses the photographs and memorabilia of the Aquino family including Aqunio, Jr.’s clothes stained with blood when he was assassinated.

5. Kart City Tarlac

 

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If you’re traveling with kids or even kids-at-heart, they will surely enjoy Kart City Tarlac (KCT). It is the best place to visit in Tarlac if you want some fun and thrill. At this new tourist spot in Tarlac, you will experience go-kart racing on an excellent track where you can unleash the Lewis Hamilton in you! Aside from the go-karts, KCT also features KTV rooms and billiards where you can have fun all day. KCT surely is one of the best Tarlac City tourist spots not to miss.

6. Capas National Shrine

 

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Capas National Shrine is one of the most famous and historic Tarlac tourist attractions. This Capas Tarlac tourist spot was built to remember the Filipino and American soldiers that briefly survived the cruel Bataan Death March but died at Camp O’Donnell. There you can see a huge 70-meter obelisk at the center of the shrine. This Capas Tarlac tourist spot is surrounded by three segmented circular walls where the names of the soldiers who died and participated in the Death March are etched on black marble tiles.

7. La Sagrada Familia Parish

 

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Built in 2017 according to Gerona, Tarlac’s government website, La Sagrada Familia Parish is a new tourist spot in Tarlac that deserves every attention. This Gerona Tarlac tourist spot is perfect for pilgrim tours. The altar of this Gerona Tarlac tourist spot was also a part of a big historical event because when Pope Francis visited the Philippines in 2015, he kissed it, and made it very significant to the history of the Christian faith. There’s no doubt that the best place to visit in Tarlac for religious reasons is La Sagrada Familia Parish.

8. Tarlac Recreational Park

 

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Tarlac Recreational Park is an awesome tourist spot in San Jose Tarlac where you can enjoy outdoor activities. There you can go mountain biking, ride an ATV, try the zip line, airsoft, rappelling, fishing, kayaking, swimming, camping, and more. Make sure to visit this tourist spot in San Jose Tarlac if you want to have some fun under the sun.

How to Get There

Going to Tarlac is easy. From Cubao, ride a bus bound for Tarlac City via Victory Liner. Pick up and drop off points are Dau, Concepcion, and Capas. Travel time from Manila to Tarlac is around 2 to 4 hours depending on the traffic.

Frequently Asked Questions About Tarlac Tourist Spots

Q: Where to go in Tarlac?
A: Looking for the best Tarlac tourist spots? This answers your question where to go in Tarlac:

  1. Monasterio de Tarlac
  2. Timangguyob Falls San Clemente, Tarlac
  3. Nambalan Saweng/ Saipan Beach Mayantoc, Tarlac
  4. Aquino Center and Museum
  5. Kart City Tarlac
  6. Capas National Shrine
  7. La Sagrada Familia Parish
  8. Tarlac Recreational Park

Q: What are the tourist spots in Capas Tarlac?
A: Here’s a list of the must-visit tourist spots in Capas Tarlac:

  1. Capas National Shrine
  2. Mt. Pinatubo (Jump-off is at Capas, Tarlac)
  3. Bueno Hot Spring

Q: What are the Concepcion Tarlac tourist spots?
A: Here’s a list of the must-visit Concepcion Tarlac tourist spots:

  1. Concepcion Plaza Park
  2. Immaculate Concepcion Parish Church
  3. Aquino Family Ancestral House

Q: What are the Concepcion Tarlac tourist spots?
A: Here’s a list of the must-visit Concepcion Tarlac tourist spots:

  1. Concepcion Plaza Park
  2. Immaculate Concepcion Parish Church
  3. Aquino Family Ancestral House

Q: What is the best tourist spot in Bamban Tarlac?
A: Want to visit Bamban, Tarlac? Here are the best tourist spots in Bamban Tarlac:

  1. Goshen Resort
  2. Bamban Bridge
  3. Bella Montana Farm
  4. Tanawan
  5. The V Farm
  6. Calbutan Spring Pool
  7. Balabac Nature Spring

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