× Tourism Wheel The Philippines Where to Go Things to Do What's to Come Facts and Trivias Stories to Tell Login

THE PHILIPPINES

Geography

City of Manila

The Philippine capital city of Manila was named after the white-flowered mangrove plant, the Nilad, or Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea. It is a tree with w…

Read More

Philippine Biodiversity

St. Paul Underground River

St. Paul underground river in Palawan is said to be the world's longest underground river. The navigable part of the river inside the cave of the 4000…

Read More

History

Bonifacio Monument

The Bonifacio Monument in Caloocan was designed by Guillermo Tolentino, a Filipino sculptor.…

Read More

Animals

Skunks

Skunks can only be found in three countries: USA, Indonesia and Philippines where skunks are known as stink badgers.…

Read More

Animals

Smallest Bats

The vespertilionid, or the Philippine bamboo bat measures about 4 cm in length and has a wingspan of 15 cm. It is considered as the smallest in the wo…

Read More

Festival

Tawo-tawo

Giant paper mache scarecrows in Tawo-tawo, Bayawan City highlight their roles as guardians of Bayawan City crops.…

Read More

Transportation

Bunton Bridge

Bunton Bridge in Cagayan is the longest river bridge in the Philippines.…

Read More

Sports

Biggest Amateur Golf Tournament

The biggest amateur golf tournament takes place in Baguio City, Benguet every year. Known as the Fil-Am Golf Championship since 1949, at least 1,000 a…

Read More

Transportation

San Juanico Bridge

San Juanico Bridge, the country's longest bridge connects the Islands of Samar and Leyte. Built in 1973, the 2.16 km bridge crosses over San Juanico S…

Read More

Festival

Nuestra Señora del Candelaria de jaro

The Feast of Our Lady of Candles in Jaro, Iloilo is the largest and most wealthy religious celebration in Western Visayas…

Read More