Mount Banahaw is one of the active volcanoes in the Philippines.

Mount Banahaw is one of the active volcanoes in the Philippines.

Mount Banahaw is one of the active volcanoes in the Philippines.

Part of a volcanic group, it is located along the boundary of Laguna and Quezon provinces, on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines.

The mountain and its environs are considered sacred by the local residents because of its “holy water”, which allegedly have beneficial qualities, issuing forth from local springs and its “puwesto’s, or the “holy sites”. These are composed of unique, natural features such as rocks, caves and springs with shrines erected in, on or around them, their location having been revealed to a man in the Spanish Era by the “Santo Boses” or the “Holy Voice”. It has another of this mountain and it was named as Mount Banahaw de Lucban.

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