Sunday, June 19, 2011

Visit Bohol

Bohol is well known for for its enchanting and captivating scenic view like the famous chocolate hills and plateau, world class beach resorts, beautiful and popular diving spots, enchanting crystal springs and waterfalls, astounding wildlife and a picturesque province replete with ancestral homes and centuries-old churches. In this province lies fascinating natural wonders where tourist want to see it.

Bohol is the tenth largest island of the Philippines. This province is situated in the heart of the Visayas. The west of Bohol is Cebu and in the east is Leyte. Bohol has numerous captivating isles along its coastline. This isles are the world-famous Panglao, Pamilacan, Cabilao, Jao, Mahanay and Lapinin. This isles are also the home of the world class dive spots. The dive spots in Bohol are very popular for tourist because of its has splendid walls, superb variety of marine creatures and boundless beautiful underwater scenery.

Bohol is also the home of the hundreds chocolate hills that is best view in the summer because it really looks lie an oversized chocolate drops. Bohol is also well known as the home of the world's smallest monkey, Tarsier, which they can be found in the hills of Corella.

Bohol Tourist Attraction

Anda: A Little community in the Southeast of Bohol where. Lonely bays, quiet white sand beaches and crystal-clear water lure visitor to stay longer. Attractive and enchanting scenery begins outside Guindulman in along wide white sand beach. The area is best explore by boat.

Baclayon Museum: Situated inside the oldest church in the Philippines Baclayon Church. Located in Baclayon town - 7 km from Tagbilaran City. Collection of religious artifacts, ecclesiastical vestments, librettos of church music in Latin printed on animal skins and other priceless relics and artifacts dating back to the 16th century.

Beaches: Famous and world class beaches in Bohol that tourist want to go to.
Santa Fe Beach - Alburquerque, Bohol
Laya Beach - Baclayon, Bohol
Bikini Beach - Dauis, Bohol
Clarin Beach - Loay, Bohol
Alona Beach - Panglao island, Bohol
Doljo Beach - Panglao island, Bohol
Kaingit Beach - Tagbilaran City, Bohol

Balicasag Island: Is one of the popular diving spots in Bohol. The island can be reach by boat from Panglao island or from Bohol itself.

Bohol Museum: Was once the home of the late President Carlos P. Garcia and his family. This museum is located in Tagbilaran City. The late President's memorabilia together with his family’s bric-brac are displayed here.

Chocolate Hills of Bohol: World renowned tourist attraction in Bohol. The most famous tourist destination that tourist and local came to see the 1,268 perfectly cone-shaped hills. The shape of the hill are almost look uniform and their height ranges from 30-50 meters. The color of the hills are chocolate in the dry season.

Dauis Church: Is one of the most attractive and beautiful church in the Philippines. The church is located in Dauis town 3 km from Tagbilaran. Because of its Spanish architecture in which it describes Bohol's past culture. The most interesting in this church and makes it unique is the well that is found inside and near the altar.

Hinagdanan Cave: The cave is found in Dauis town 6 km from Tagbilaran. Flash light is needed when visiting this uncanny underworld of stalactites and stalagmites with a bathing pool inside the actual cave.

Pamilacan Island: Is one of the country's world renowned and richest scuba diving sites. Huge whales called "Sanga" can be seenin this location.

Panglao Island: Home of the worlds best white sand beach resort with pristine waters and spectacular diving locations which shows off the fabulous underwater marine life. Three major beach strips in Panglao: Bolod, Tawala and Doljo. Resorts of varied facilities exist along these strips.

Punta Cruz Watch Tower: This ancient watch tower serve as a lookout for raiding and vicious incoming pirates. The wooden cross of the was planted by the Spaniards in 1767. The Tower offers awesome views of Cebu, Siquijor, and Mindanao and is a famous picnic spot in Bohol.

The Tarsier Sanctuary: The Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) is the oldest known mammal to walk the earth. The tarsiers are the rarest and one of the endangered wildlife on the earth. Tarsiers are known as the "midget monkey of the Philippines".

Bohol can be reach by Plane or ferry. From Cebu to Tagbilaran takes 40 minutes by Plane. Ferries go from Cebu to Tagbilaran or Tubigon, as well, so getting there is not a problem. Upon reaching Bohol, there are good hotels and resorts where you can stay. Visitors, tourist and locals, can experience the Philippines Hospitality in which gives you contentment and satisfaction guaranteed that will make you come back.


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