In Spanish, it can mean Princess of Ports. Some folks say a lovely but mysterious , princess-like maiden paced the seashore at certain times of the year a long, long time ago. Or it could be the restless haunt of a babaylan, a native priestess and witch doctor who knew how to summon and quiet natures restlessness.
Others claimed the name of sprung form the unique geographical location of the city that protected it form the vagaries of weather and a harbor depth that allowed ships of all sizes to dock. Thruly, all these made the harbor in the city a priced princess among ports.
Yet, historical records bear that the little was given in honor of Princess Eulalia of Spain. She was born in 1864 to the reigning monarch , Queen isabella II, and her consort , Dr. Francis de Asis . The princess met en untimely death , and the grieving queen named the harbor city after her. The princess must be remembered , and named after it is a city with a harbor of such prime and strategic value.
From the midst of time , the harbor city emerged as Puerto princesa , the capital of Majestic Palawan . It is the home another legend , The legend palawan , where the thrills and adventures of a lifetime can begin.