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7 Reasons To Fall in Love with Iloilo: The City of Love

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by capslocked, Sep 6, 2015.

  1. 1. Food!
    Arevalo District’s shoreline is a treasure trove of dining delights. We had loads of fresh and delicious oysters both baked and steamed, scallops, fish and prawns plus Buco halo-Halo at Breakthrough Restaurant!


    2. Molo, Biscocho and Tsokolate plus History at Camiña Balay nga Bato in Arevalo
    You only take a break from eating to catch your breath and on to having a nice warm bowl of Molo Soup, Biscocho paired with Tsokolate and listen to History at the Camiña Balay nga Bato.


    3. Calle Real
    Walking around or having a rolling tour of Iloilo is a lesson in history with all its heritage houses and the Calle Real where business is done in buildings 80 to 90 years old or more.


    4. Casa Mariquit Heritage House
    For some who have opened third eye, the place gives them the creeps but the memorabilia of the late Vice President Fernando Lopez which are kept in the house would take your mind off the fear.

    Obey what your guide said: Don’t open closed cabinets, doors or rooms. Ask permission when you want to take photos and say “Good Morning” or “Good Afternoon” to whoever lives in the house, living or spirits.


    5. Woven Cloth: Jusi, Piña and Hablon
    Women weavers at the Arevalo District loom jusi, piña and hablon cloths. Finished handwoven products are available at Sinamay dealer near Arevalo Plaza and at Arevalo Handwovern Products in Sta. Cruz Street.


    6. Jaro Cathedral
    Your tour of Iloilo City would not be complete without dropping by its churches. We were fortunate that the rain was not that hard and allowed us to light a candle and say a prayer at the Jaro Cathedral formally known as the Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral and the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Candles.


    7. Amigo Terrace Hotel
    After all the touring and eating, relax and stay at the Please or Register to view links at corner Iznart and Delgado Streets in Iloilo City.

    Madamo guid nga salamat Department of Tourism (DOT) Asec Art Boncato, Alkid, Vanezza and Joyce; Cebu Pacific Air; Michelle Eve de Guzman; DOT Region VI RD Atty. Helen Catalbas, Raymund, Ray and Pam and Ate Ailyn.

    How To Get There:
    PAL and other major airlines fly daily to Iloilo City from Manila.

    Cebu Pacific Air, which sponsored the Davao Media Tour to Negros Occidental, flies from Davao City to Iloilo City every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  2. Thanks for sharing :)
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