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

Mary Help of Christians Minor Seminary
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
1.88 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
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
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
Boat charter
19.60 km away

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
3.30 km away

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.


  • 10-minute walk away from Pangasinan Provincial Capitol
  • 15-minute walk away from Sport and Civic Center
  • 5-minute drive away from city proper such as wet and dry market, malls, church, restaurants, convenience stores and banks.

The President Hotel
Hotels and homes
4.15 km away

This provincial hotel is situated on quiet Maramba Boulevard steps away from the beach, the Capitol and adjacent parks. Rooms are spacious and minimalist in style, but reasonably priced and adequately appointed: each room has A/C, cable TV, telephone/intercom, hot water, free wifi access and 24 hour room and laundry service. Floors are marble, wood and tile. The main restaurant menu selections and beverage lists are available in-room 24 hrs a day.

Hotel Consuelo
Hotels and homes
4.22 km away

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.

Getting there and around

Mckinley St., Binmaley, Pangasinan

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