Archive for the ‘Historical Sites In Region VII’ Category
- St. Isidore Labradore Church and Convent (Lazi) – Constructed by the Spaniards in 1884, it is reputed to be the biggest and one of the oldest convents in whole Asia. Declared a historical landmark by the Philippine Historical Commission, it is believed to have been the vacation house for the Diocese’s priest at that time.
- Our Lady Of Divine Providence Bell Tower (Maria)
- St. Vincent De Ferrer Bell Tower (Larena)
- St. Francis Of Assisi Church, Bell Tower & Convent (Siquijor) – The church is made of stone, cruciform and had a nipa roof. The adjoining convento was likewise made of stone rubble. The bell tower stands independently from the church in the middle of the plaza. This arrangement suggests that the tower also served as a defensive structure- a watchtower to warn the people of approaching danger.
Dauis Pilgrim-Heritage Center
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Dauis Pilgrim-Heritage Center speaks impeccably of a blueprint that transformed the Old Dauis Rectory Courtyard not only as a key heritage site in Dauis but also as a center for innovation and pride for creative industries that benefit everyone, including grassroots communities.
With the application of “adaptive reuse”, the ground floor of the Convent now houses three of Dauis Center’s operating units that serve pilgrims and tourists: Handumanan Shop, Café Lawis and the Assumption Museum.
Café Lawis is Dauis Pilgrim-Heritage Center’s premier coffee and snack shop where one can savor innovative food that is uniquely Dauisanon and Boholano.
Café Lawis serves unique Dauisanon and Boholano cuisine like ube pandesal and pork humba panini. Dauis is known for its rich variety of purple yam popularly called ube kinampay.
The pact of peace and friendship between two countries is found first in Bohol – the Blood Compact. Two leaders sealed with their blood this agreement and have been known to us new generations since then- Miguel Lopez de Legazpi from Spain and Datu Sikatuna from Bohol. This significant turn of history is annually celebrated by Boholanos with the Sandugo Festival which is a major event every year. It includes streetdancing, Miss Sandugo beauty pageant, and live entertainment by the bay of Tagbilaran city.
The historical site is found in Bool, Tagbilaran city. However, speculation recently arose that the authentic spot of this First Treaty of Friendship is in the town of Loay. It reasoned that ancient artifacts were misinterpreted. The town of Loay also erected a monument and celebrated its first commemoration on March 24, 2008. As to what the real spot is, tourists frequently visit both monuments.