NEGROS ORIENTAL|Special Interest

Negros Oriental is Oriental Negros
Aquino Freedom Park

Aquino Freedom Park DUMAGUETE CITY

Wide expanse of green lawns and old trees with flower borders, musical fountain and the Aquino stage. For promenading and lounging right in front of the imposing Capitol building.

 

Baldwin Locomotive BAIS CITY

Rests on memories of its heyday as dean of the hacienda workhorses. Central Azucarera de Bais was established in 1918 as the first sugar mill in the Philippines of Tabacalera.

 

Balatong Point BASAY

Also called Punta Tambungon by the locals, with rocks and large corals used as navigation landmarks. The biggest shipment of WWII ammunition for the Negros guerilla movement is said to have been unloaded here, now the favored divesite of many scuba enthusiasts.

Central Azucarera De Bais BAIS CITY

Established in 1918 as the first two sugar centrals of Tabacalera in the country, pioneered in the manufacture of paper from bagasse. CAB propelled the province's sugar industry into a top dollar earner. Buildings, early machines, implements and locomotives used for hauling sugarcane in olden times are on display, making the visit truly informative and interesting.

Forest Camp Valencia

Forest Camp VALENCIA

Seaside market livestock, fresh fish and seafood, grain and many other commodities from salt to rubber slippers.


Fish of choice may be cooked according to the diner's desire, also racks of lechon to enjoy right on the beach and in the midst of the market bustle, but only on Wednesdays.

 

Malatapay Livestock and Fish Market ZAMBOANGUITA

Seaside market livestock, fresh fish and seafood, grain and many other commodities from salt to rubber slippers.


Fish of choice may be cooked according to the diner's desire, also racks of lechon to enjoy right on the beach and in the midst of the market bustle, but only on Wednesdays.

 

Negros Oriental Arts and Heritage (NOAH) BACONG

Export quality stone craft and various art pieces iand accesories manufacturing site.

Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine SAN JOSE

In the canefields of Cambaluctot, where a spinning sun is said to have manifested the visit of the Lady of Lourdes, devotees flock every first Saturday of the month.

San Antonio De Padua SIBULAN

A great number of St. Anthony devotees from all over the province crowd at the Sibulan church to light candles for the patron saint every 13th of each month especially during his feastday, transforming the church grounds and the plaza fronting it into a bustling festive gathering. A fluvial procession is also held annually on its feast day - June 13.

 

Talabong Mangrove Park BAIS CITY

A 400-hectare protected mangrove forest which is a natural habitat and nesting place of birds and other wildlife. Accessible by boat and visitors have to walk through a 5,968 bamboo-split boardwalk before reaching the park

 

Universal Robina Sugar Milling Company MANJUYOD

Established as Oriental Negros' most modern sugar mill, also with an oil mill for copra produce of the northern district.

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