Calle Crisologo is a historic street in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. It is part of the Vigan Heritage Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that showcases the blend of Filipino and colonial European architecture. Here are some facts about Calle Crisologo that you might find interesting:
• Calle Crisologo is named after Marcelino "Mena" Crisologo, a famous Ilocano poet, writer, and politician who died in 1927T.
• The street is only 500 meters long, but it has about 200 beautifully restored houses dating back to the 16th century. Some of the houses have been converted into restaurants, hotels, souvenir shops, and museums.
• The street is a pedestrian-only zone, except for horse-drawn carriages or kalesas that are still used for transport. The street is also lined with antique cobblestone and tungsten lamps that create a nostalgic atmosphere.
• The street is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vigan, especially at night when it is illuminated by the lamps and the stars. It is also a venue for cultural events and festivals, such as the Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts.