Sorsogon City (Bikol: Syudad nin Sorsogon, Filipino: Lungsod ng Sorsogon), is a third class city in Sorsogon, Philippines. It is the capital city of the province of Sorsogon, located on the Bicol Peninsula at southern tip of Luzon. This city was formed by merging the Bacon and Sorsogon towns. The city serves a trans-shipment point from the Visayas and Mindanao provinces.
The city is also dubbed as "Gateway to Southern Philippines". Sorsogon City is one of the region’s leading cities in urbanization, Bicol's largest city in terms of land area and one of its most populous cities. According to the 2010 census, the city has a population of 155,144 people, spread across 64 barangays.
Places of Interest:
Bato Limestone Cave
Bucalbucalan Spring - Natural cold spring located in Brgy. Bucalbucalan, a coastal barangay near Pepita Park and Rest Area.
Tolongapo Beach - located in Bacon district
Danao Lake - this is located in Bacon District, near Brgy. San Juan. However, it's also accessible by foot from the side of Brgy. Guinlajon.
Paroja Hill and Grotto - across Pepita Park
Pepita Park and Rest Area - traveler's area, approx. 10 km north of city proper
Sorsogon Bay Walk (also known as Rempeolas)
Beaches of Bacon
Sorsogon Provincial Capitol and Rizal Park - located in city proper. The provincial capitol dated back during the American occupation.
Sorsogon Provincial Museum and Heritage Center - ocated in the old Sorsogon Provincial Hospital. It has 3 galleries, with a library, containing large collection of old Mr & Ms magazines.