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Iloilo is blessed with many beautiful islands and beaches from its northern to southern coast. Start exploring with 13 of the best island destinations in Iloilo.
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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

57 Things To Do in Iloilo Province

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.
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
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
Guimbal’s old cemetery was built during the mid or late 19th century along the highway, near Gibuangan. A stone wall decorated with ornate iron designs protect the sacred remains of Guimbalanons within. A churchyard cemetery, claimed to be one of the e
Constant attacks from Moro pirates in the southern coast of Iloilo persisted even during the pre-hispanic era. In response, the people of Guimbal built 5 watchtowers located in different sites along the shoreline area in the poblacion in the 17th centu
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