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Minalungao National Park

Minalungao National Park, a place of unique beauty that mesmerize visitors with its unique landscape that sits in the province of Nueva Ecija. It is promoted by the local government as an ecotourism destination offering breath-taking scenery of green pristine river and unique rock formations. A system of unexplored caverns have also been identified as potential attractions. Facilities for picnics, swimming, fishing, raft riding and cliff diving have likewise been put up to draw more visitors. Minalungao’s name was derived from a conjunction of the words mina and lungao, or mine of gold in caves. While there may not be mines of gold in the cave in Minalungao, it remains as Nueva Ecija’s best-kept secret.

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Nueva Ecija has always been known as the Rice Granary of the Philippines. Famous for its vast plains of rice fields, people often overlook what else the land has to offer. Unbeknownst toFilipinos aside from those who live in the region, the provinceboasts of grand mountains and rivers, and exotic flora and fauna, along with a rich culture of Catholic, and military history.To top it all off, Nueva Ecija also has an excellent culinary scene that pushes the norms with the likes of carabao milk,and tilapia ice cream.