Rizal Park in Manila is where national independence hero, Dr. Jose P.
Rizal, was executed during the Spanish regime. The park has many points
of interest including a Japanese garden, Chinese garden, and artist's
sanctuary, a grand stadium, an observatory, an open-air concert hall,
a light-and-sound theater, restaurants, food kiosks and playgrounds.
Davao (AH26) Davao is the
gateway to Southern Mindanao. Davao Gulf is an amazing marine world pulsating
with an enchanting and colorful aquatic life. A number of island resorts
located all through the area make for a perfect ecotourism experience.
Magellan’s Cross, Cebu (AH26)
Planted in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan, this marks the spot where the first Christian Filipinos, Rajah Humabon and Queen Juana and about 400 followers were baptized. The cross helps
Cebu lay claim to being the cradle of Christianity in the Far East. It is also first and oldest city the Philippines, antedating Manila by 7 years.
The city of Laoag is known as the ‘Sparkling Gem of Ilocandia’. Today, it is a major crossroads for trade and commerce in the Ilocos region. Though bustling with business, the city has retained pretty much an unhurried, laid-back lifestyle.