Iloilo for New7Wonders Cities!

Live today. Lagaw tomorrow. Capture the moment.

 

I once compared Iloilo with Charlottesville in Virginia. Click here to read that entry. Why the comparison? They are both historic sites with great heritage locations to boast of. Iloilo even has more to offer. It is not only a province with a deep cultural past, it also has some of the most beautiful beaches. Not to mention great food and hospitable people.

Here is a taste of what to expect from Iloilo:

 

Old Churches

Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ National Hero, visited Molo Church in the 1800’s along his way to his exile in Dapitan in Mindanao. Miagao Church, a UNESCO Heritage Site, and Jaro Cathedral, home of the miraculous Lady of the Candle are also located in Iloilo. Most towns in the province have old churches to boast of. Click here to check out all the other churches.

 Molo Church 2010

 

 

Old Mansions

As one of the most important province during the Spanish era, sugar barons and…

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