Vinzons’ Shrine is a two-storey house, the residence of Wenceslao Q. Vinzons, Sr., a hero during the Japanese War. It was converted into a shrine complete with public library and museum which stores the memorabilia of the hero. It is located in the town proper of Vinzons (formerly Indan).
Wenceslao Q. Vinzons is the only Bicolano hero who rose to national prominence at a very young age and displayed an unparalleled leadership and heroism. He was a former student of the University of the Philippines and a statesman par excellence.
How to get there
Camarines Norte is about six hours drive from Manila through lush forests and picturesque seascapes. Leave Manila before dawn and eat a sumptuous breakfast of native dishes in nipa huts along the highway. Drop by fruit vendors along the way and savor the place's most delectable fruit - the piña. Before noon, you'll be in Daet, the capital, in time for business or pleasure. You can ride a bus from different bus companies like Amihan, Superlines, and PhilTranco in terminals located in Pasay and Cubao.
Camarines Norte can also be reached by air through the Pili Airport in Camarines Sur. Airline companies like Zest Air, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have routes from Manila to Pili, Camarines Sur. From the airport, you can take a bus or a cab to Daet via Naga City, Camarines Sur's capital and home to Bicol's Patroness - Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia.
---- The shrine of Vinzons is located in the town of Vinzons which is approximately 3 hours by jeepney from Daet, provincial capital of Camarines Norte.