Natividad, a small town in Pangasinan, is home to a hidden gem known as Sky Plaza. This ecotourism destination is located atop a hill in Barangay Batchelor East, and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
Sky Plaza is a popular spot for pilgrims and nature lovers alike. The park features a grotto of the Virgin Mary, a 30-foot Holy Cross, and a 40-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer “Ayat ni Apo Jesus” or “God’s Love” Statue. There is also a chapel, a multipurpose hall, and picnic tables where visitors can relax and enjoy the scenery.
In addition to its religious significance, Sky Plaza is also a great place to go for a hike or a picnic. The park is well-maintained and has plenty of trails to explore. Visitors can also take a zip line ride from the top of the hill for a bird’s eye view of the area.
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Jesus Christ’s "Ayat ni Apo Jesus" or "God's Love" statue
The highlight of the Sky Plaza recreational center is the Ayat ni Apo Jesus or “God’s Love” statue. This 40-foot tall statue of Christ the Redeemer is located on a hilltop overlooking the town of Natividad, Pangasinan. The statue was completed in 2014 and is a popular pilgrimage site for Catholics.
The statue is made of concrete and fiberglass and is painted white. It depicts Christ standing with his arms outstretched, blessing the town below. The statue is located in a park-like setting and is surrounded by trees and flowers. There is a small chapel at the base of the statue where visitors can pray or light candles.
The Ayat ni Apo Jesus statue is a beautiful and inspiring sight. It is a reminder of God’s love for all people and is a place where people can come to pray, reflect, and find peace.
Here are some of the things you can do at Sky Plaza:
Sky Plaza is a popular pilgrimage site for Catholics. The park features a grotto of the Virgin Mary, a 30-foot Holy Cross, and a 40-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer “Ayat ni Apo Jesus” or “God’s Love” Statue.
There are several trails in Sky Plaza that are perfect for hiking. The trails offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
Sky Plaza has a zip line that offers a bird’s eye view of the area. This is a great activity for thrill-seekers.
Sky Plaza has a large picnic area with tables and benches. This is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Here are some tips for visiting Sky Plaza:
- Wear comfortable shoes, as there is a lot of walking involved.
- Bring a hat and sunscreen, as the weather can be hot and sunny.
- Bring a camera, as you will want to capture the beautiful scenery.
- Bring water and snacks.
- Be respectful of religious beliefs, as Sky Plaza is a popular pilgrimage site.
- The best time to visit is during the dry season, which is from November to April.