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Mayon Volcano

Mayon Volcano, also known as Mount Mayon, is an active stratovolcano in the province of Albay, in the Bicol Region, on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines. Renowned as the "perfect cone" because of its almost symmetrically conical shape, Mayon forms the northern boundary of Legazpi City. Local folklore refers to the volcano as Bulkang Magayon (Filipino: 'Magayon Volcano'),

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Albay, Philippines

Banaue Rice Terraces

The Banaue Rice Terraces (Filipino: Hagdan-hagdang Palayan ng Banawe) are 2,000-year-old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao in the Philippines by ancestors of the indigenous people. The Rice Terraces are commonly referred to as the "Eighth Wonder of the World". It is commonly thought that the terraces were built with minimal equipment, largely by hand. The terraces

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Loboc River Cruise

The Loboc River Cruise can’t be something optional if you don’t want to miss a superb experience in your Bohol country side tour. Imagine yourself enjoying a buffet lunch in a festival themed floating restaurant while enjoying the cool breeze blowing inside it as it traverses Loboc’s clean river which is surrounded by lush green plants. It was truly an

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Chocolate Hills

The Chocolate Hills are probably Bohol's most famous tourist attraction. They look like giant mole hills, or as some say, women's breasts, and remind us of the hills in a small child's drawing. Most people who first see pictures of this landscape can hardly believe that these hills are not a man-made artifact. However, this idea is quickly abandoned, as

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Baluarte Zoo

The Baluarte or fortress is a tourist attraction of Vigan in the Philippines. It is owned by Luis Chavit Singson and continuously being improved by the city government. Baluarte Zoo is an interactive wildlife sanctuary and facility, with the breathtaking view of its dominating scenic boulders amidst trees and greens. The Zoo is dedicated to facilitating education, conservation and protection

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Ilocos Sur, Philippines

Bantay Bell Tower

Bantay Church and Bell Tower is one of the famous landmarks in the town/barrio of Bantay (Ili ti Bantay in Ilokano) in Ilocos Sur. The church is also known as "St. Augustine Parish" and "Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de La Caridad. The historical church is about 10-15 mins Kalesa ride from the Calle Crisologo of Vigan. 

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Ilocos Sur, Philippines

Calle Crisologo

The major attraction of Vigan is its mestizo district which is filled with Spanish-style houses that evoke a bygone era when its people lived prosperously because of the Manila-Acapulco maritime trade. For visitors who want to experience being transported back to this period in Philippine Spanish colonial time, a walk or a calesa ride through Vigan’s Calle Crisologo or Mena

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Ilocos Sur, Philippines

Vayang Rolling Hills

The hills offer beautiful and stunning views of verdant grass and deep blue sea. The surroundings are covered with color green - the hills, trees, and grass. The environment is very relaxing to the eyes; you can think and dream peacefully while looking at the clouds. The clouds have different shapes and sizes; the air is refreshing because of the

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Batanes, Philippines

Malapascua Island

Malapascua became famous fairly recently, only in the early 1990s as a dive destination. Prior to this, the island was known for its wide white sand beach, known as Bounty Beach; it has also become known for its beautiful coral gardens, coral walls and excellent local dive spots, as well as further-out sites including Gato Island, Monad Shoal, and Kemod

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Cebu, Philippines

Mt. Guiting Guiting

One of the most difficult climbs in the Philippines is a hike to Mt. Guiting-Guiting, in Sibuyan Island, Romblon. In the difficulty scale used by PinoyMountaineer.com, it stands with Mt. Halcon and Mt. Mantalingajan as the upper limit. This is because of the steep, jagged ridge called “Knife Edge” which one has the cross in order to reach the summit,

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Romblon, Philippines