Get Started

No items found

29 Things To Do in Central Iloilo

A three-hectare lake, located at the plateau on top of the mountain of Cabatangan, about 80 meters deep is an aquatic haven for its freshwater Tinagong Dagateel, carp and tilapia. Nestled at the foot of Mount Apog-Apog from the Iloilo-Antique border, T
An expansive plaza graced by an obelisk, a lagoon, a gazeebo, a historical marker, a skating rink, stately mahogay and Indian trees, and well maintained greens with the imposing Pototan Astodome to crown its prominence as the most beautiful plaza in Il
Bulabog Puti-an National Park is a protected rain forest area known for being a living museum of flora and fauna. Hundreds of local and foreign tourists visit the 847 eco-tourism park to immerse in the area’s natural attractions such as its various for
Santa Barbara, Metro Iloilo
Historic Heritage Church near Iloilo Airport
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
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
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
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
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.
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
The Iloilo Golf Course andf Country Club is the oldest golf course in South East Asia. It all began in the 1850s when the British, led by Iloilo-based Vice Consul Nicholas Loney – – known today as the “Father of the Philippine Sugar Industry” – – began
The Santa Barbara Centennial Museum and Information Center (left) is located beside the Santa Barbara Municipal Hall and the Santa Barbara Church.
Found in the northwestern entrance of the plaza of Santa Barbara and facing the municipal building stands the statue in bronze of the town’s most distinguished son, Gen. Martin T. Delgado. He is the foremost hero of the revolution against Spain in the
The town plaza with its beautiful landscape and the Municipal Bandstand, constructed in 1925, it has served as a stage for band and musicians, political rallies, religious program as well as cultural shows and contests since American era.
The Neo-classical styled Leon Church stands in front of a beautiful and well-maintained plaza. It was planned to be one of Iloilo’s biggest and grandest church but for some reason it was left unfinished.
The old structure of the Janiuay Church, destroyed during World War II. It was built between 1830 to 1871. The ruins of the old church of Janiuay is located right beside its new church. Judging from what is left, the Janiuay Church was built as a Neocl
Built of gray stone, the Cabatuan cemetery was built by Fr. Juan Porras and was blessed on 4 February 1894. It is the only extant Spanish cemetery in the Philippines that is a perfect square. It is enclosed on all four sides by a solid limestone base w
The Pototan Plaza is arguably grandest plaza in Iloilo. Not only is it graced with an obelisk, a lagoon, a historical marker, a skating rink, stately mahogay and Indian trees, expansive and well maintained greens, it has the Pototan Astodome to crown t