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Make your Holy Week Visita Iglesia more memorable by visiting Iloilo’s many old churches! not only is it a fitting spiritual experience but it’s also a great way to discover an excellent collection of centuries-old churches and learn more about the his
The first months of the year is a very festive season in Iloilo with major fiestas and festivals livening up the new year and it doesn’t end with the Dinagyang Festival. In February, there are still at least three grand celebrations coming up that is s
It was yet again another successful Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo. Here’s the official results of the Dinagyang Ati Competition, Kasadyahan Competition, Tambor Trumpa Marcha Musika, and Luces in the Sky. Congratulations to the winners for the Dinagyang
Having trouble finding a room to stay in for the upcoming Dinagyang Festival? Then better check out The Eastern Hometel, a 4 storey budget inn which offers rooms with basic amenities for budget conscious tourists and guests. Rates start at only P645 fo
The New Carlitos Restaurant Jaro Branch and T Grillhaus recently opened its doors to the public last December 4, 2009. Both are located at the corner of Lopez Jaena and Sta. Isabel St., Jaro near Coffee Break, Biscocho Haus, and PRC Regional Office. Th
Deocampos Branch in Santa Isabel St., Jaro District, Iloilo City is currently having a renovation. Deocampos is one of the popular pasalubong shops in the city selling local delicacies such as pinasugbo, barquillos, butterscotch etc…
The Lizares Mansion, built in the 1930s, is one of Iloilo City’s most beautiful heritage mansions. It still stands until today in testimony of Iloilo’s booming sugar industry during its heydey.
Nelly Garden, owned by the Lopez Clan, is one of the famous landmarks in Jaro, Iloilo City. Nelly’s Garden features a beautiful expansive landscaped lawn with a massive art deco style American-colonial heritage house as its backdrop. A travel agency ma
Sanson y Montinola Antillian House located along E. Lopez St. is one of the most recognizable old heritages houses in Jaro District Location Map of Sanson y Montinola Antillian House [gmap]
Jaro and La Paz Districts are not spared by the pattern of new developments sprouting all over the city. This is just the beginning for Jaro and La Paz because after the completion of the Iloilo Flood Control Project next year, vast land areas will be
With Iloilo City’s political climate sizzling, it seems developments are also sprouting in all corners of the city. 2010 is a year to watch for in Iloilo City not only because of the elections / change of leadership but also because it’s the year that
Iloilo Bloggers had their fourth meet-up last September 29, 2009 at Green Mango restaurant. It was yet another fulfilling casual meet and greet among bloggers in Iloilo but this time we were joined by some familiar bloggers in the national blogging sce
Buhang Bridge and the ongoing contruction of the Jaro Floodway As Iloilo is currently experiencing heavy rains and expecting the same weather condition for the week ahead, Explore Iloilo starts its regular postings with fresh updates of the Iloilo Floo
Peppy Thai has transferred to a new location in Jaro District, in front of the Jaro Big Market. The restaurant, previously located in Sambag, Jaro, is known in Iloilo City for serving Thai Food in carinderia style … and prices! Pandan Chicken and Por
Pan de Sal is an important component of every traditional Filipino breakfast. Sa mga taga Jaro (for the people living in Jaro District of Iloilo City), Panaderia de Paa comes to mind. Previously known as Jaro Bakery, this unassuming bake shop has serve