The Buy-buyan Falls in Anilao

Buy-buyan Falls Palaypay Anilao Iloilo Serpent Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing Nature GuideThe Buy-buyan Falls is located in Palaypay, Anilao in Iloilo Province. The Buy-buyan Waterfalls cascades like a transparent serpent. The Buy-buyan Falls is located 2 1/2 kilometers away from the center of Anilao. Continue reading

The Panay Liberation Marker in Tigbauan

Panay Liberation Marker Tigbauan Iloilo Location World War Island Battle Visayas Japanese Imperial Army Kilometer City Construction Description History Troops American Landmark Monument Visit Info The Panay Liberation Marker is located in Tigbauan in Iloilo Province. The Panay Liberation Marker commemorates the landing on Panay during the Battle of the Visayas during World War II, effectively liberating the Panay region from the Japanese Imperial Army in 1945. The Panay Liberation marker is located 23 kilometers southwest of Iloilo City. Continue reading

The Rafflesia Garden in Igbaras

Rafflesia Garden Igcabugao Igbaras Iloilo Flower Species Bloom Lifespan Campground Botanical Forest Mountain Ecosystem Location Park Barangay History Entrance Hours Contact History Rare Specimen Info Rafflesia Garden is home to the world’s largest individual flower, the Rafflesia.The Rafflesia flower can grow up to three feet in diameter and when fully bloomed, has a lifespan of five to seven days. Rafflesia Garden is a popular campground in Iloilo Province for tourists because it has some of Iloilo’s richest series of exceptionally beautiful forested mountains, from lowlands to highlands, large enough to preserve the integrity of the town’s ecosystem. Rafflesia Garden is located in Barangay Igcabugao, 40 kilometers away from Igbaras. Continue reading

Isla de Gigantes in Iloilo

Isla Gigantes Iloilo Carles Estancia Island Norte Sur Giant Balbagon Cabugao Daku Gamay Waydahon Bantique Bulubadiang Gigantillo Gigantona Ojatras Gakitgakit Sabuluag Location Coffin Cave Beach Resort Isla de Gigantes is located 18 kilometers off the coast of Carles and Estancia of Iloilo Province. Isla de Gigantes it is divided into two groups: Gigantes Norte and Gigantes Sur, and is composed of 10 islands: Balbagon, Cabugao Daku, Cabugao Gamay, Waydahon, Bantigue, Bulubadiang, Gigantillo, Gigantona, Ojatras and Gakitgakit Island. Isla de Gigantes was once called Sabuluag, but during the Spanish era, legends say that coffins found inside the caves contained giant bone set, that’s why the name of the island was changed to Islas de Gigantes. Today, giants are nowhere to be seen in the place. All that is left is a pristine beaches and interesting system of caves. The most famous part of Isla de Gigantes is the Tangke Salt Water Lagoon, a natural salt water pool, surrounded by steep rock formation. Just don’t be loud when Continue reading

Pagdaug Saludan Festival in Tigbauan

Pagdaug Saludan Festival Tigbauan Iloilo Victory Meaning Cultural Historical Calendar Date Fiesta March Freedom Heroism Costume Parade Schedule Origin Celebration Holiday Panay Romblon Event Info The Pagdaug Saludan Festival in held annually in Tigbauan, Iloilo Province. Pagdaug-Saludan Festival means the victory of our people. The Pagdaug-Saludan Festival is both cultural and historical. It highlights the culture of the residents of Tigbauan and how “salud” has become part of their everyday life. It will also show the struggle that our people experienced during World War II under the Japanese occupation and more importantly, it will give due recognition to the courage, bravery and heroism of those who fought against the invaders to eventually regain peace and freedom that led to our victory day. Continue reading

Mount Napulak in Iloilo

Mount Napulak Tigbanaba Igbaras Iloilo Mountain Elevation Summit Province Antique Kanlaon Negros Occidental Dental Womans Breast Shape Coral Rock Peak Hiking Trail Tour Guide Location Trekking Camp Mount Napulak is the highest mountain in Iloilo Province. Located in Barangay Tigbanaba in Igbaras, Mount Napulak stands at an elevation of 1,200 feet above sea level. At its summit, tourists can witness breathtaking views of Iloilo Province, Antique Province, Mount Kanlaon in Negros Occidental. Mount Napulak’s shape resembles a woman’s breast where massive coral rock as big as a one-storey building sits on peak, providing an eye-catching view of Iloilo and portions of the Antique Province. The trails getting to the mountain exposes the area’s virgin forests and abundant wildlife. Continue reading

The Guiritsan Falls in Igbaras

Guiritsan Falls Igcabugao Igbaras Iloilo Waterfalls Height Hiking Trail San Remegio Antique Tubungan Miagao Don Benito Acap Southern Perimiter Boundary Water Swimming River Depth Length Camping Tour Guiritsan Falls is located in Igcabugao, in Igbaras, Iloilo Province. From Brgy. Igcabugao proper, you have to climb mountains for almost two hours.  Upon reaching the place, you feel the aura so romantic and so exotic.  Going to the place needs a couple of days. Igbaras is bounded on the north by the Municipality of San Remegio of the province of Antique; east by the Municipality of Tubungan, Iloilo; west by the Municipality of Miag-ao, Iloilo; south by the Municipality of Guimbal, Iloilo. To get to Guiritsan Waterfalls, take a jeepney at the Don Benito Q. Acap Sr. Southern Iloilo Perimeter Boundary Terminal in Barangay Mohon, Oton, Iloilo. Metered taxis are also available at the terminal. Continue reading

Passi Cave in Igbaras

Passi Cave Igbaras Iloilo Bat Cavern Guano Tangyan River Hiking Trail San Remegio Antique Tubungan Miagao Guimbal Entrance Tour Guide Depth Size Pictures Wildlife History Discovery Don Benito Acap Passi Cave is located in Igbaras, Iloilo. Known as the bat cave, the Passi Cave is home to different sizes of bats, and has a large deposit of guano, a first class organic fertilizer. It is located a kilometer away from barangay Passi trailing along Tangyan River. Igbaras is bounded on the north by the Municipality of San Remegio of the province of Antique; east by the Municipality of Tubungan, Iloilo ; west by the Municipality of Miag-ao, Iloilo; south by the Municipality of Guimbal, Iloilo. To get to the Passi Cave, take a jeepney at the Don Benito Q. Acap Sr. Southern Iloilo Perimeter Boundary Terminal in Barangay Mohon, Oton, Iloilo. Metered taxis are also available at the terminal. Continue reading

Tigbauan Church in Iloilo

Tigbauan Church Iloilo Saint John Sahagun Latin American Architecture Mexican Catholic Parish History Construction Location Schedule The Tigbauan Church, formally known as the Saint John of Sahagun Church, is located in the southern coastal community of Tigbauan in Iloilo Province. The Tigbauan Church is unique in the country because of its Latin American churriquesque architecture. The church was constructed in 1575 and destroyed during an earthquake in 1948. Tigbauan’s facade is style in the Mexican plateresque. At the center is a seal of the Augustinian order surrounded by a retablo-like floral frieze, which fills the central section. Above the seal is a niche flanked by pilasters embellished with flowers and upon it is a depiction of San Juan. The Tigbauan Catholic Church is the site of first Jesuit school for boys in the Philippines established in 1592. The church interior was gutted during the Second World War. Today, it has one of Continue reading

The Nadsadjan Falls in Igbaras

Nadsadjan Falls Igbaras Iloilo Waterfalls Limestone Rock Water Location Basin Height Length Depth Barangay Hydro Swimming Nadsadjan Falls is a popular tourist destination in barangay Passi in Igbaras, Iloilo. The Nadsadjan Waterfalls with its massive limestone rock, measures 100 feet in height and feature crystal clear water gushing into a deep basin. The rough trail by the river that leads to the falls is dotted with giant boulders. The water drops in a giant cauldron which serves as the swimming pool. Its cool and fresh Prussian blue water attracts foreign and local tourists every year. The Nadsadjan Falls are located 39 kilometers from Iloilo City. Continue reading