Lucena is the capital city of the province of Quezon and also a highly urbanized city. Lucena is also known as the “Cocopalm City of the South.”
The famous landmark in Lucena is the Saint Ferdinand Cathedral which is the heart of the city. It is also the seat for the Diocese of Lucena. It is a Spanish style church. There are 12 other churches in Lucena and is spread to the different barangays.
The Lucena Perez Park is a park named after the Governor. It is sometimes called Quezon Park since it is in front of the Quezon Provincial Capitol Building. Across the street is the Manuel L. Quezon Monument.
Lucena also has the Quezon Convention Center and the Lucena Grand Terminal.