Travel and Tourism Articles in the Philippines

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Top 10 Historical Places in the Philippines

Top 10 Historical Places in the Philippines

by Jane Dacumos on July 25, 2013
The Philippines is a world-famous tourist destination. Aside from its beautiful places and scenic tourist spots, it is also rich in history and culture. Filipinos built different landmarks and places to remember the outstanding sacrifices of national heroes and to beautifully exhibit the country’s heritage. These popular works of architecture can capture not only the eyes but also the hearts of the viewers.
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The Seven Natural Wonders of the Philippines

The Seven Natural Wonders of the Philippines

by Red de Vera on September 22, 2014
An archipelago composed of 7, 107 islands, the Philippines offers unique tourist destinations which includes the rice terraces of Ifugao, white sand beaches of Boracay, diving sites of Palawan and the lush forests of Bohol. Philippines is truly a country blessed with natural wonders and attractions.
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TOP 10 Highest Mountains in the Philippines

TOP 10 Highest Mountains in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on May 22, 2012

The Philippines is dotted with towering mountains that are perfect for hiking and trekking. So, to all mountaineers out there, gear up and visit these 10 highest mountains in the country!


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Limasawa Island: A Place of the First Mass in the Philippines

Limasawa Island: A Place of the First Mass in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on May 7, 2015
Limawasa, an island municipality in Southern Leyte, is a small yet flourishing town being the site of the First Christian Mass in the country and in Asia. The First Cross and the First Mass Shrine are some of the frequently visited spots that give tourists a rare experience of retracing the historic footsteps of the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1521 who paved the way for the beginning of Christianity in the country.
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The Mystic Tale of Mount Banahaw

The Mystic Tale of Mount Banahaw

by Jhaypee Guia on September 25, 2013

 

Mount Banahaw is an inactive volcano situated between the border of Majayjay, Laguna and Lucban, Quezon which are both beautiful provinces in Luzon. It is the highest mountain in Calabarzon district. It has an elevation of 2,158 meters or 1, 080 ft. It is a national park and one of the government protected areas in the Philippines. This mountain is spectacular for mountaineers and voyagers. It is a good place for adventure seekers who love hiking and trekking.

 


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Cry of Pugad Lawin Monument: The Beginning of the Philippine Revolution

Cry of Pugad Lawin Monument: The Beginning of the Philippine Revolution

by Jhaypee Guia on August 7, 2014
The Cry of Pugad Lawin Shrine was developed by virtue of the Pugad Lawin Historical Committee created in 1983 to locate the residence of Juan Ramos, son of Melchora Aquino.
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The Wonderful Hundred Islands in Pangasinan

The Wonderful Hundred Islands in Pangasinan

by Jhaypee Guia on May 15, 2015

The Hundred Islands National Park is situated in Alaminos City, Pangasinan. Also known as “Kapulo-puloan” or “Taytay-Bakes,” these little Islands are one of the most magnificent natural geological formations in the Philippines

The islands are dispersed along the Lingayen Gulf and have a total land area of 1,844 hectares or 18.44 square kilometers. There are 124 islands here but one gets submerged in water during high tide. The islands are shaped like giant umbrellas or mushrooms. The islands are about two million years of age; it was theorized that they are part of the seabed a long long time ago.


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Top 10 Most Magnificent Caves in the Philippines

Top 10 Most Magnificent Caves in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on August 27, 2013
Spelunkers unite! Here is a list of the most thrilling, most exciting, and most adventurous venues for spelunking in the Philippines.
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Rizal Park: The Site of the Most Significant Moments in the History of the Philippines

Rizal Park: The Site of the Most Significant Moments in the History of the Philippines

by Kheem Caparas on September 16, 2013
Rizal Park is located at the northern end of Roxas Boulevard in Manila. It is spread out over 60 hectares of open lawns, ornamental gardens, paved walks, and wooded areas. It was officially named Rizal Park, after the name of Dr. Jose Rizal, our national hero, as an honor and tribute to him.
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Barasoain Church – “Cradle of Democracy in the East”

Barasoain Church – “Cradle of Democracy in the East”

by Jane Dacumos on July 24, 2012
Having earned the title as the Cradle of Democracy in the East, Barasoain Church is the most important religious building in the Philippines. Do you want to know more about this famous historical landmark?
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