Yulo’s Park in Bacolod

Yulos Park Bacolod City Negros Occidental Location Ancestral Home House Don Alfredo Mayor Politicians History Construction Visit Tour Guide Description Architecture Center Social Recreation Province Yulo’s Park is located in Bacolod City in Negros Occidental Province. Yulo’s Park is the site of the ancestral home of the prominent Yulo family. The house was built in the early 1900’s and was the residence of Don Alfredo Yulo, the mayor of Bacolod City when World War II started. The Yulos is a clan of politicians who helped shape the structure of Negros Occidental – a premier province of the south. The park used to be the center for social and recreational affairs in Bacolod at the turn of the century. Continue reading

The Pagayawan Falls in Bacolod

Pagayawan Falls Pagayawan Bacolod Lanao Del Norte Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing Nature The Pagayawan Falls is located in Pagayawan, Bacolod in Lanao del Norte Province. The Pagayawan Waterfalls has a height of 85 feet and its waters cascades on a basin of volcanic rocks. The waters of the Pagayawan Falls, if harnessed, could generate power that can supply the province of Lanao del Norte and its three neighboring provinces. There is a mineral spring water at its base. If this mineral spring be developed, it could support the whole municipality. Future plans for development of this mineral spring, is already in its offspring period.The Pagayawan Falls is located 32 kilometers away from Tubod. Continue reading

Robinsons Place Bacolod Hours of Operation

Robinson's Place BacolodThe Robinsons Place Bacolod‘s mall regular hours of operation is daily from 10:00am in the morning until 8:00pm in the evening. The Robinson’s Place Bacolod, on Lacson Street in the Mangaldan district of Bacolod City, includes the Robinsons Department Store, the Robinsons Supermarket, and the Robinsons Movieworld. Other establishments at this shopping center include a Food Court, the Handyman Hardware Store, Bowling & Billiards Centers, and more. Continue reading

Kinhason Festival of Bacolod

Kinhason Festival BacolodOne of the places in the coastal area that was attractive to the migrants was Bacolod due to the presence of a teeming supply of fish and most of all vast shore area that has an abundant source of various seashells. They first planted corn as staple food, then bananas and root crops as a source of survival during pioneering years. The later on diversified to coffee and coconut farming. It was the culture of the settlers that every time makes a bountiful harvest; they give thanks to the Lord through street dancing. This is an outpouring of joy and merrymaking. They Dance around the barrio with colorful costumes decorated with Continue reading

MassKara Festival in Bacolod

MassKara Festival BacolodThe annual MassKara Festival held in Bacolod City every October is a celebration which has earned for Bacolod the title “City of Smiles”. The Festival was conceived in 1980 by a group of City Officials, Art Association of Bacolod members and some concerned citizens with full support from the city government and the Department of Tourism Field Office to enliven the usual City Charter Anniversary celebration which, at the same time consisted of the routine flag ceremony, employees program and the afternoon civic military parade.

The word “MassKara” was coined by the late Continue reading

Vega Collection at Museo Negrense

Vega Collection Museo NegrenseLike most museums where different historical artifacts are exhibited, the Museo has its own to share. This collection highlights periods of history focused on Negros and Western Visayas. Passing through the pre-Hispanic era, porcelain from the Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai traders are seen. As one advances to the Spanish regime, images of saints made by Filipino craftsmen and books in Spanish and Latin are displayed. Moving on, artifacts of the Japanese invasion and rural Filipino life will be the pieces found in this period. Continue reading

Pope John Paul II Tower in Bacolod

Pope John Paul Statue BacolodLocated at the Bacolod Reclamation Area. Inaugurated on February 18,2010 a 7-storey tower with the statue of Pope John Paul II. A reminder of the historic visit of the Pope to Bacolod City on Feb.20, 1981. It houses the Pope’s memorabilia. A symbol and reminder of the people’s love, devotion and loyalty to the church and to the successor of St. Peter. Continue reading

Alonzo Collection at Museo Negrense

Alonzo CollectionWith the patron known for being a Catholic devotee, the Alonzo collection features contemporary Filipino religious art at its best. This gallery is the most visited by locals and tourists alike because of its main feature – the larger-than-life image of the famed and miraculous Lady of Manaoag. It also showcases a rosary collection of precious and semi-precious stones and the one of the most sought after pieces in the world, the Lladro crucifixion.

Museo Negrense de La Salle is located within the campus of the University of St. La Salle – Bacolod beside the St. La Salle Coliseum. It is a 30-minute ride from both the airport and the pier. Being the only school-based museum in Western Visayas, the Museo is an ideal venue for history, culture, art studies and field trips.

 

Ledesma Collection at Museo Negrense

Ledesma CollectionIllustrating Visayan piety and devotion to the Child Jesus, this collection showcases images of the Sto. Nino enshrined in traditional mini-altars from the island of Bohol. It also features various representations of the Holy Mother including a rare image of the legendary Lady of Loreto adorned in a three-tiered mini-altar.

Museo Negrense de La Salle is located within the campus of the University of St. La Salle – Bacolod beside the St. La Salle Coliseum. It is a 30-minute ride from both the airport and the pier. Being the only school-based museum in Western Visayas, the Museo is an ideal venue for history, culture, art studies and field trips.

SM City Bacolod Operating Hours

SM City BacolodThe SM City Bacolod shopping mall’s regular hours of operation is daily from 10:00am in the morning until 9:00pm in the evening.

The SM City Bacolod in Bacolod City includes the SM Department Store, the SM Supermarket, the SM Cinemas, SM Appliance, Ace Hardware, Surplus Shop, SM Food Court, Watson’s, and the Surplus Shop. Continue reading