Aldevinco Shopping Center in Davao

Aldevinco Shopping Center DavaoThe Aldevinco Shopping Center is one of the best places to buy pearls and handicrafts in Davao. This shopping center is located between two of Davao City’s busiest thoroughfares, conveniently nestled at the junction of Claro M. Recto and Manuel Roxas Avenues.

In 1963, Conrado Alcantara and his wife, Ladislawa, took one look at an 8,370 square meter property along Claveria Avenue (now Claro M. Recto Avenue) and decided that it was the perfect place for a commercial complex. Davao City then had just entered a time of progress in construction and even in business. The Alcantaras invited the Manila based group of Architect Roman Solitaria to build the first shopping center in Davao City, the Aldevinco Shopping Center or simply known as Aldevinco. Continue reading

Pasalubong Center in Davao

Pasalubong Center DavaoLocated along Palma Gil Street, in a 2- storey building formerly occupied by the Department of Education, the Davao City Pasalubong (Souvenir) Center is right at the heart of the city to serve as a one- stop destination for Davao made products. Through the years, Davao City has been known to have various quality food and non- food products that are always sought after by visitors and tourists who come to the city. The center carries exclusively Davao- made products such as locally grown fresh fruits, flowers, processed foods, gifts, housewares and fashion accessories. A coffee shop located on one end of the building is also serving uniquely Continue reading