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The town of Concepcion is blessed with one of the most scenic seascapes in the whole Province of Iloilo. Forming a safe natural harbor for Concepcion Bay are 16 islands connected by azure waters and rich marine life. The islands of Concepcion are highl …
Iloilo is a province of festivals, widely known in the Philippines and internationally for the Dinagyang Festival. Explore our compilation of major festivals and events in Iloilo grouped by month.

82 Things To Do in Iloilo

Muelle Loney (pronounced as Mool-ye) refers to Iloilo’s River Wharf and the street at the western side of the river. It is being used today as a port for inter-island vessels such as ferries and “Roll-on Roll-off” (RORO) boats plying the Iloilo to Baco …
Igbaras, Southern Iloilo
The Nipple Mountain
San Joaquin, Southern Iloilo
The Militaristic Heritage Church
Santa Barbara, Metro Iloilo
Historic Heritage Church near Iloilo Airport
The glorious old Church of Igbaras lie in ruins beside the town’s new church. Built in 1878, the old limestone church of Igbaras used to have a big convent and was one of the longest church structures in Iloilo. Unfortunately, both structures were heav …
The Alimodian Church was first constructed in 1787 by Fr. Florencio Martin. The structure became famous because of its artistic belfry, which used to be one of the tallest among churches in Iloilo and Negros. Although the belfry had survived three eart …
The first gravity irrigation dam in Iloilo was built in Santa Barbara in 1921 during the Commonwealth period. The Santa Barbara Dam is located in Brgy. Tungay approximately 2 – 3 kilometers or a 15 – 20 minute tricycle ride from the town plaza. The San …
The culture of the town of Tigbauan reflects a society with diverse influences and traditions. And to express this cultural richness, Saludan a cultural festivity was organized to showcase the town’s distinct traditional activity in a celebration of da …
Inaugurated in 1884, Janiuay cemetery was hailed as the most artistic cemetery in the Philippines. In fact, it was once featured in the National Geographic Magazine. Three grand staircases lead to the cemetery built on high ground and supported by a re …
Lapaz, Iloilo City
Serving Iloilo's Signature Dish
Malumpatan is a small beach found in the coast of Pan de Azucar Island. It is overlain with a pebbled shore and surrounded by interesting rock formations. Cliffs in Malumpatan A cove-like cliff serves as an interesting backdrop for Malumpatan. A kind o …
Tampisaw, a Hiligaynon term that means “to frolic” or “playfully wade in the water” is Concepcion’s way of Celebrating Earth Day. The festival is held in Pan de Azucar Island on the fourth week of April. Known for having the most beautiful seascape in …
The Jaro Plaza, now called the Graciano Lopez Jaena Park, is the center of activity in Jaro, which is most prosperous among Iloilo City’s 6 districts. Even during the late 1800s, Jaro used to be a city (separate from the city of Iloilo). It was in Jaro …
Dueñas, Central Iloilo
Heritage Baroque Church
The Moroboro irrigation dam was constructed in 1955. It serves two main channels in which diversion of water from the Jala-ur River is controlled in the central part by thirteen gates. The Moroboro Dam provides irrigation to 11,000 farmers, 14,000 hect …
The new City Hall of Passi, a component city of Iloilo, is separately located in Brgy Sablogon, which can be found on the outskirts of the City Proper. The 2 storey building features well-made reliefs on each building’s 2 wings. Also, a new plaza at th …
The Moroboro Suspension Bridge traverses the Jalaur River in Brgy Moroboro, Dingle, Iloilo. Although already inaccessible to vehicles, it provides tourists an interesting sight to visit and allows them a great vantage point of the Jala-ur River and the …
The Salakayan festival of Miagao is held every first week of February. Salakayan, coined from a Hiligaynon term “salakay” or “ to attack,” is a street dance-drama that merges arts, lore and customs of the town. It tells of personal power and daily acti …
Founded in 1584, Passi is now a chartered city in the Province of Iloilo. It is authentic that Passi City had the most colorful people in the island, the Pintados. However, the history of the church could be traced back in the early 1600’s but the pres …
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 i …
During Good Friday in the Municipality of Calinog, the “Paghukom” is held. Paghukom or “judgment,” commemorates the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Annually, it stages its sequences starting from the municipal plaza. The climax is the …
Cabatuan, Central Iloilo
Among Iloilo's Largest Churches
Cabatuan, Iloilo
The ingredients found in the renowned Tinuom dish of Cabatuan include: marinated native chicken with quartered potatoes seasoned with onions, ginger, tomato and lemon grass (tanglad), and wrapped in banana leaves. It is served with broth that accumulat …
Formerly called Binocsucan, Calinog was founded in 1742. It became an independent parish in 1767 and the present church was built in 1874.  
City Proper, Iloilo City
Beautiful View of the Sunset and Guimaras Island
Villa Beach, Iloilo City
A festive race on colorful native sailboats
Bucari, Central Iloilo
Iloilo's Summer Capital
Lambunao was once a visita of Duenas, the town finally became an independent parish in 1753. Constructed in 1880 and finished 10 years later, Lambuano church is a beautiful example of Neoclassic Architecture with Baroque and Roman essentials. The Facad …
The Mariit Conservation Park located in Brgy. Jayubo, Lambunao is the largest Hornbill Breeding Facility in the world. In its care are two critically endangered hornbill species: Dolongan (Visayan Writhe Hornbill) and Panay Tariktik Hornbill. The conse …
The Barotac Church, also called as the St. Anthony of Padua Church, was constructed in the 16th Century by Spanish Missionaries. It is a Neo-classical church that has Roman arches. Its facade has ionic pilasters, square columns above and Doric pilaster …
Dingle, Iloilo
One of Iloilo's finest Baroque Heritage Churches
Located southwest of the present public market near Barakang, it is the first municipal building of Guimbal. It also became the site of the Tribunal, a school during the Spanish regime. Guimbal’s symbol of public service, the new municipal building hou …