Shape of the seal: adapted from the seal of the Republic

red, blue and sun Background: depict the highly nationalistic spirit of the city populace and, signifies the fact that the city was one of the eight provinces that participated in the Philippine Revolution

foreground: pictures of Taal Lake and volcano. The lush vegetations and the rolling mountain ranges signify the fertility of the soil and the invigorating climate. The cliff with a building atop signifies the liberation of the city during World War II