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Davao Historical Tourist Attractions:

SHRINE OF THE HOLY INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE

Matina, Davao City-about 6 kms. South of the city

attractions: Open air chapel with replicas of the Holy Infant Jesus of Prague and that of Our Lady of Fatima, magnificent views of fruit bearing trees and coconut plantation.

Facilities: Retreat house, seminar hall, canteen, children’s playground, pilgrim’s hall, restaurant, souvenir shop selling religious articles, rosaries, medals, pamphlets, novenas.

JAPANESE PEACE MEMORIAL SHRINE/CEMETERY

Catalunan Grande and Mintal - About - 9 kms and 15 kms. respectively from the city of Davao southwest of the city center and could be reached by private or hired vehicles.

Attractions: A memorial shrine dedicated to the brotherhood of all men regardless of race, creed or ideology. It decrees the futility of war as means of settling international dispute. The site is the pilgrimage place of big groups of Japanese war veterans, widows and kins during the annual Reunion for Peace Program of the Department of Tourism.

TALOMO BEACH

Talomo, Davao City - about 10 kilometers, south of the city center.

Attractions: Site of the Second World War beachhead, sunken, warships about 200 meters from the shore.

SAN PEDRO CATHEDRAL

San Pedro Street/ C.M. Recto Avenues Davao City

Attractions: Davao City’s oldest church named after San Pedro, the patron saint of Davao. The church was built in the year 1847 during the Spanish period led by Don Jose Uyanguren, the Spanish Conquestador of Davao. The old altar of then San Pedro Church is preserved at the right wing of the cathedral featuring old/ antique images of saints and that of Saint Peter.


Travel Quotes:

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. Benjamin Disraeli

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. Hilaire Belloc

Common dishes

As with most Asian countries, the staple food in the Philippines is rice. It is most often steamed and served during meals.

Leftover rice is often fried with garlic to make sinangag, which is usually served at breakfast together with a fried egg and cured meat or sausages.

More details at Common dishes


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