Philippines Guide and Reference for Filipino Culture, Society, People, Humanities, Places, Travel & Destinations
Chocolate Hills: Bohols most famous attraction: the
area is named thus, because of the rich grass which covers them turns
brown in summer.
Colon Street: The oldest street in the Philippines
located in the heart of Cebu.
Underground Cemetery: The only underground cemetery in the Philippines;
it served as a meeting place for the revolutionary leaders in Laguna.
Magellans Cross: The most historically-famous landmark
in Cebu. Planted by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, it marks the place where
the first Christian Filipinos were baptized.
Philippines: Parks and Wildlife
Maquinit Hot Springs: Located on a scenic beach corner,
this is the premium hot spring in the Philippines.
Hidden Valley: A natural recluse is created within this
90-meter crater . A haven for lush jungle life, natural springs and
still water pools. Accommodation available.
Aquino Parks and Wildlife: Quezon Avenue.
Rizal Memorial Park: Within the lush park there are monuments,
a skating rink and adventure playground. Free concerts every Sunday.
* For further information contact Department of Tourism on Tel: (02) 599 031
Philippines: Capitals and Major Centers
Metro Manila, in Luzon, is the capital and principal centre of government, business, commerce and education.