Gabriela Silang Monument
Gabriela Silang Monument is a monument that honors Gabriela Silang, a heroine of the Philippine Revolution and a native of Abra. She led a revolt against the Spanish colonial forces after her husband, Diego Silang, was assassinated. She was captured and executed by hanging in 1763. The monument depicts her on a horse, holding a bolo (machete) and a flag.
The monument is located in the town of Pidigan in the province of Abra, Philippines. It was built in 1971 by the Philippine government under the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos. The monument was designed by Sculptor Jose Mendoza, who also designed the Rizal Monument in Luneta Park, Manila. The monument stands 12 meters high and is made of bronze and concrete.
The monument is also a tourist attraction, as it offers a stunning view of nature and a relaxing atmosphere. The monument is situated on a hilltop that overlooks the Abra River and the Cordillera Mountains. The monument also has a museum that displays the history and culture of Abra.