Taal Volcano is an active volcano on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It is situated between the towns of Talisay and San Nicolas in Batangas. It consists of an island in Lake Taal, which is itself within a caldera formed by an earlier, very powerful eruption. It is located about 50 km from Manila. A small island, Vulcan Point, in Taal Volcano also has the distinction of being home to the "largest island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island." It is also one of the most favorite tourist destinations and picturesque views in the Philippines.