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Where to Stay in Bacolod | Brief History | Language/Dialect | Major Industries | Historical and Cultural Attractions | Special Interest Tours | Nature Adventure and Ecotourism | Festivals | Topography, Soil And Climate
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Negros Occidental is also the leading ceramic producer of the country. The capital, Bacolod's, main festival is Masskara, a celebration showcasing colorful costumes and smiling masks.

Sugar and gold have provided the province of Negros Occidental with a colorful, exotic past, when the island was home to powerful plantation owners, adventurers and fortune seekers. Its main tourist attractions are impressive, vast sugar plantations, old locomotives (iron dinosaurs), majestic mountains and the legacies of the colonial era.

Where to Stay in Bacolod | Brief History | Language/Dialect | Major Industries | Historical and Cultural Attractions | Special Interest Tours | Nature Adventure and Ecotourism | Festivals | Topography, Soil And Climate
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Common dishes

Popular catches include tilapia, catfish (hito), milkfish (bangus), grouper (lapu-lapu), shrimp (hipon), prawns (sugpo), mackerel (galunggong, hasa-hasa), swordfish, oysters (talaba), mussels (tahong), clams (halaan and tulya), large and small crabs (alimango and alimasag respectively), game fish, sablefish, tuna, cod, blue marlin, and squid/cuttlefish (both called pusit).

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Central Philippine Cuisine

Bicol is noted for its gastronomic appetite for the fiery or chili-hot dishes. Perhaps the most well-known Bicolano dish is the very spicy Bicol express. The region is also the well-known home of natong also known as laing or pinangat (a pork or fish stew in taro leaves).

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