Davao is a highly urbanized city in Mindanao, Philippines. The city is abundant with the notorious Durian fruit - easily recognized with its strong smell and highly lovable with its sweet custard-like taste. With a total land area of 2,444 square kilometers, the city is the largest in the country in terms of land area. The city serves as the main trade, commerce, and industry hub of Mindanao and the regional center of Davao Region. Davao is home to Mount Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines.
San Pedro Cathedral
Built in 1847, the San Pedro Cathedral is the oldest church in Mindanao. The cathedral was declared by the Philippine government as one of the country’s national cultural treasures. The original carvings of the images of saints and the altar decorations are well-preserved despite the many renovations made on the church in the past several years.
The Davao Museum showcases the history, culture and crafts of the various tribes in the region, including the tribes of Mandaya, Tiboli, Mansaka, B’laan, Manobo and Baghobo. The museum also features the earliest archeological finds in the Philippines, including pottery, jars, vases, tribal clothing and jewelry pieces.
The new city landmark is visited by people from all walks of life, and of every age. On its busiest days, it is here where you'll be able to witness how cosmopolitan the city of Davao is. The park is also conveniently located near the downtown area and is flanked with dining amenities from almost every side. The nearest place for tourist or local visitor accommodation is the Apo View Hotel.
Shrine of the Infant Jesus
Shrine of the Infant Jesus or commonly known as "Shrine" by the locals is situated on the top of Matina Hill (GSIS Heights). This place has a breath taking view of Davao City, Davao Gulf and Samal Island and it also feature replicas of Infant Jesus of Prague and Our Lady of Fatima.
Gadi Road, Talomo, Davao City, Davao del Sur
Crocodile Park features various exotic animals such as snakes, tigers and various types of species in outdoor habitats, live wild shows and educational exhibits.
Davao City, Davao del Sur
The Philippine Eagle Centre is the Philippine Eagle Foundation’s facility dedicated for the conservation and propagation through captive breeding programs of the critically endangered Philippine Eagle.
Mount Apo is the highest peak mountain in the Philippines rising to 9,692 feet overlooking the Southern ocean route to Australia. It is a potentially active stratovolcano covered by a forest of tall and tropical hardwoods.
Riverfront Drive, Corporate City, Diversion Highway Ma-a, Davao City, Davao del Sur
A wildlife sanctuary, the Davao Butterfly House is a safe shelter and haven for butterflies, flowers, plants, and other exotic animals.
EDEN NATURE PARK
Bo. Eden Toril, Davao 8025
Eden is designed to complement the wonders of nature, a home to bountiful picturesque landscapes, a variety of natural attractions and a host of recreational activities to suit any travel agenda.
LON WA TEMPLE
Cabaguio Ave, Agdao, Davao City, Davao del Sur
The Longhua Temple, also known as the Lon Wa Buddhist Temple is one of the biggest Buddhist temples in the Philippines and the biggest in the island of Mindanao.