Monasterio de Tarlac
A monastery located a top Mount Ressurection, Monasterio de Tarlac has been attracting tourists from different parts of the country for years . Constructed in the early 2000s, one of the highlights is the huge 30-foot statue of the Risen Christ towering over the rolling verdant landscape of the Province of Tarlac. Aside from the gigantic statue, the Monasterio also has the relic of the ‘True Cross’ enshrined inside the monastery chapel.
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Bakhawan Eco-Park and Research Center
Dubbed as the Philippines’ most successful mangrove reforestation project, the Bakhawan Eco-Park in Kalibo, Aklan is a project to avert flood and storm surges during bad weather in the district. With a 1.3 kilometer bamboo trail, this 220-hectare eco-tourism park is also one of Kalibo’s popular tourist spots aside from the nearby Boracay Island.
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White Water Rafting
Cagayan de Oro is known as the white water rafting adventure capital of the country. The ‘City of Golden Friendship’ boasts of roughly 22 kilometers of river’s stretch with more than 25 rapids, assuring a fun and exciting day for enthusiasts.
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Maria Cristina Falls
Located in Iligan City, Maria Cristina Falls is the Philippines’ second tallest waterfall. Towering at a height of 98 meters, this is one of Iligan City’s 39 waterfalls and is considered as the grandest of them all. It is also known as ‘Twin Falls’ because of two separate water cascades caused by rock formation on the brink of the falls.
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