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Located in the historic former Iloilo City Hall building, the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) Art Gallery, houses more than 200 art pieces by various national and local artists. The UPV Art Gallery takes pride in being the only art g
The Santa Barbara Golf Course is the oldest existing golf course in South East Asia. Built in 1907 by a group of Scots, English and American expatriates, who were working in the Panay Railways. The Sta. Barbara Golf Course started as a 9 hole golf cour
The new Iloilo Airport, located 19 kilometers north of Iloilo City, will be a trunkline airport of international standards located at the Sta. Barbara-Cabatuan site and will replace the existing Mandurriao domestic airport. The project will cover the a
I hadn’t had the chance to go to every event of the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly, especially the Parade of Fastivals because I had class during sembreak :( But I did manage to get some coverage of it: Before the opening of the Western Visayas Touri
Located beside the Arevalo (Villa) church, a Spanish monument stands with a crown placed atop of it. Although it is now in a unglorifying state, it holds a deep meaning because it symbolizes unity of all Spaniards under the symbol of the crown an impor
Here’s the schedule of the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly held on October 23 to 29 with Iloilo City as the host city. October 22 (Sunday) Arrival/Ingress of Participants Set-up of Travel Exhibit booths at SM City October 23 – ILOILO CITY DAY (Monday)
For seven days the beauty of the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental will be unveiled in Iloilo City starting on October 23 2006 and ending on October 29 2006. The objectives are to highlight, promote and showcas
In 1581, the Spaniards moved the capital of the Alcaldia of Panay 12 kilometers west of Oton. The area was named as “La Villa de Arevalo” by Gonzalo Ronquillo in honor of his hometown. Arevalo is the first site and the very first town in the country to
Callbox Inc. is one of 4 call centers in Iloilo City, the others being: ePLDT Ventus, IV, and Echo-service. It is located in the 2nd floor of Emmanuel Business Center, Benigno Aquino Ave. (Diversion Road), Molo, Iloilo City. Callbox opened it’s first f
The main building of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) – Iloilo City Campus dates back to the 1930s. The structure was designed by Arch. Juan Arellano, in collaboration with Italian Painter, Francesco Riccardo Monti, who made the m
Also called as Iloilo’s “Aduana”, the Customs Building in Iloilo was built during the American colonial period. It is the second biggest Customs House after Manila’s. The architecture of the Iloilo Customs house is a copy of the Immigration building in
Museo Iloilo, located along Bonifacio Drive in Iloilo City Proper, is the first gov’t sponsored museum outside Metro Manila. The museum building was designed by Ilonggo architect Sergio Penasales. The museum houses an impressive collection of Iloilo’s
La Paz, called Lobo, Llaunon or Ilawood, then Iznart after Gov. Manuel Iznart, was a newly established as a parish in 1868. In 1847, Fr. Candido Gonzales built a temporary church and convento of wood, bricks and tabique pampango. The present church was
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Even in the past, Iloilo was already a forerunner in business and trade. Before the turn of the 20th century, Hoskyns and Co., the first department store in the country, opened in Calle Real, the prime shopping district of the city back then. Today, th

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