Bacong Treehouse Bacong Tree House Resort in Talisay Beach Park is located in the heart of Bacong right next to the Church of Saint Agustin of Hippo and the city park. Talisay Beach Park that features three treehouses and a number of cottages for guests spending the day at the resort is maintained and run by the Bacong Municipal Government.
The Campanario De Dumaguete; photo by Dustin Mijares Its marker states: The Campanario De Dumaguete was built upon one of the four original massive watchtowers that parish priest Don Jose Manuel Fernandez De Septien built in the 1760's to discourage Moros from pillaging the town.
Porferio Cata-al Sr., now a man of age, was the first of his family line to start collecting small pieces of weaponry during the World War II. He managed to stay alive even during the dark cold war of his time and found a positive perspective in stacking his collections among his ordinary things at home.
Chinese Bell Church You may have been to Dumaguete for a couple of times, but if you are like most people that visited, you probably missed one of the hidden gems of Dumaguete. Unlike visiting tourist sites, the Bell Church is populated only to those who are lucky enough to find it.
Just a thirty minute drive from the local airport, on a long peaceful stretch of beach, lies the lush and luxurious Atlantis Dive Resort – Dumaguete. Surrounded by an amazing tropical garden with some of the rarest plants to be found in the Philippines, it is just a short trip to some of the most renowned dive sites in Asia – Apo Island, Siquijor, and of course the local Dauin Marine Sanctuaries.
Dumaguete is known colloquially as "The City of Gentle People' which it truly is. The city is justly proud of its Silliman University which was established over 100 years ago and is renowned throughout the Philippines and overseas as one of the finest and most expansive seats of learning in Asia .
Freedom Park is home to many events hosted by the city as well as by the province of Negros Oriental. Many times this place is used as a parade ender. After every parade, Freedom Park is the place where all the people in the parade would gather.
Looc Memorial Shrine Human history is forever haunted by the nightmares brought during the World War II. The Looc Memorial Shrine is a tribute to the pain and suffering of this war as countries from all parts of the globe participated in a brutal blood-shedding and people-slaying-spree.
Valencia: Pulangbato Falls Pulangbato Falls is located in the Ocoy Valley in the town of Valencia Negros Oriental. It is aptly named so because of the waterfall’s seemingly red river water which is caused by the presence of natural reddish rocks found in the area.
The park is about 1.5 hectares and it is one of the few parks in the Philippines which are maintained regularly. The Dumaguete Tourism Office is located on one side of the Quezon Park. This is where local and foreign tourists ask for assistance when it comes to traveling around this amazing province.
Rizal Boulevard is also very family-friendly. During the day, people often come and picnic with their families, chat and play guitars, or visit the restaurants and shops which line one side of the boulevard. It is also convenient to many other attractions and landmarks in Dumaguete.
The first building to be ever constructed in 1903, 2 years after the birth of Silliman Institute, was the Silliman Hall, a well-situated three storey edifice at the corner of Rizal Boulevard and Silliman Avenue with commanding views of the Dumaguete port and the Rizal Boulevard. It is, for the most part, a model of American design and architecture fashioned like an old-world colonial mansion.
The beginnings of Silliman University Church date back to the coming of the American Presbyterian missionaries to the Philippines in 1899. Two years later, they established the Dumaguete Mission Station in January of 1901. Seven months later, Dr. and Mrs. David and Laura Hibbard founded Silliman Institute.
Silliman University (also referred to as Silliman or SU) is a private research university in Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines. Established in 1901 as Silliman Institute by the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, it is the first American university in the Philippines and the entire Asian continent.
Dumaguete, officially the City of Dumaguete, (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Dumaguete; Filipino: Lungsod ng Dumaguete), or simply as Dumaguete City, is a 3rd class city in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 131,377 people.