5 Best Places to Visit in Philippines

5 Best Places to Visit in Philippines

Every Southeast Asian country is a popular tourist destination due to its tropical climate, but the Philippines is different because it is perhaps the only country where you can swim with shark without worry and because its public transportation system features a vehicle that you will never forget for the rest of your life. Check these 5 best places to visit in Philippines below and have a great time exploring the country.

  1. Donsol, South Luzon

Donsol in South Luzon Island is considered the best spot in the Philippines to swim with whale sharks, the biggest species of fish living today and the only shark that is harmless to human. If you are lucky, you can have a great time swimming or snorkeling with these friendly sea creatures when you visit Donsol.

  1. Palawan

Everyone who loves water will love Palawan. This island is located in the westernmost part of the Philippines. It features crystal clear water and beautiful underwater scenery that are perfect for swimmers, snorkelers and divers. You can also enjoy kayaking there. And when the sun is ready to set, Palawan is one of few places in the Philippines that can offer very amazing sunset scenery.

  1. Banaue
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If you are looking for a serene villa with fresh air and great rural scenery, Banaue is one of the best places to visit in Philippines. This place is famous for its majestic rice terrace scenery. The terraces reshape a somewhat steep hillside, offering unforgettable panorama when seen from every angle. The terraces look so beautiful that the UNESCO has actually assigned Banaue’s rural area as one of the world’s heritage sites.

  1. Vigan

Vigan is a small historical town that is well known for its cultural attraction. The local culture is a unique amalgamation of cultures brought by Chinese and Spanish settlers. You can observe it from the town’s well-preserved historical buildings, from the townies, and the cultural attractions that they offer to visitors. Visit Vigan if you want to know more about the Philippines’s past.

  1. Manila

The capital city of the Philippines is a city that never sleeps. It offers a large selection of entertainments to visitors and it is the best place in the Philippines to board on the fancy jeepney, a unique Philippine public transport vehicle that is made from a stunning combination of a Jeep and a bus. Use this vehicle to reach all great landmarks in this city that are considered the best places to visit in Philippines, including San Augustin and Quiapo churches and Jose Rizal Park.

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