Mary Help of Christians Minor Seminary | Things to do in Binmaley-Pangasinan

Mary Help of Christians Minor Seminary
Binmaley, Pangasinan 338
The Mary Help of Christians Minor Seminary was founded in1929 and is now in its 88 th years of providing education for theclergy of the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan and neighboringdioceses.It is the largest Catholic minor seminary in the Philippinesand in the whole world in the terms of population. The seminaryhas consistently produced well-trained and dedicated clergymenand its history is deeply entwined with that of its mother institution,the Nuestra Señora De Purification Parish Church.

Open: N/A

Address: Mckinley St., Binmaley, Pangasinan

Fee: None

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Nearby attractions

Binmaley Beach
Attraction   1.89 km away

The Binmaley beach is one of the most scenic and cleanest beaches in Northern Luzon. The water is deal for swimming, motorboat rides, and the occasional wind and wave surfing for the more adventurous tourist. Furthermore, the place is only 1.5 kilometers away from the Poblacion and is, thus, easily accessible from any point of the municipality. The main road to the site is well paved and transportation is easily availed of via the numerous tricycles willing to take picnickers and tourist to the spot.

Vering's House of Bocayo
Attraction   4.16 km away

Since 1963, Vering’s House of Pastillas and Bocayo is one of the major pillars of bocayo industry in Lingayen. Vering’s House produce milk-based and coconut-based sweet treats that have been staple to many international events and forums throughout the decades. Vering’s products are unique from other brands in that the owner Virginia Ferrer uses a secret recipe, together with peanuts and linga toppings. Today, Vering’s House of Pastillas and Bocayo is one of the only three households left that survived the boom and bust of bacayo factories in Lingayen in the 1990’s. 

Bengson-Yuson Ancestral House
Attraction   4.16 km away

Donated to the Pangasinan Government by the descendants of Antonio Bengson and Soterana Yuson, this ancestral house is Lingayen’s oldest standing residential house that was easily converted into a heritage museum. The house depicts the Spanish architecture of a typical 18th century Filipino home. It showcases classic furniture pieces, kitchen utensils, and other home paraphernalia used during the Spanish regime. The museum also displays various Filipiniana dresses, family portraits of the Bengson-Yuson families, and grand art pieces by renowned artist Romeo MananQuil, the man behind the designs of P1,000 and P20 bills, and the endemic tamaraw in the old Philippine peso coin.

Things to do nearby

Motor boat ride to Cabalitian Island
Experience   Boat charter   19.61 km away
₱108.69

Motor boat ride to the island for 15-20 minutes good for 5 to 6 persons

Where to stay

Oldwood Beach Resort
Hotels and homes   3.31 km away
₱10,000

Unwind and get close to nature at this resort in Lingayen. This place invites you to take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering you the basic amenities you need. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure, in a new town or a quiet respite from your busy schedule, this relaxing getaway has you covered.Proximity10-minute walk away from Pangasinan Provincial Capitol15-minute walk away from Sport and Civic Center5-minute drive away from city proper such as wet and dry market, malls, church, restaurants, convenience stores and banks.

Hotel Consuelo
Hotels and homes   4.23 km away
₱775

Strategically located at Lingayen, this hotel is a great choice for all types of travelers seeking comfortable accommodations. It has clean interiors, quality facilities, and amenities that guarantee a memorable stay.

Mika's Building Transient Home
Hotels and homes   4.65 km away
₱500

Immerse yourself in the real local experience when you book at this transient home located at Lingayen, Pangasinan. The place is simple and equipped with the basic comforts you need. Staying at this local home will give you a glimpse to everyday Pangalatok life.

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