Introducing the City of Gentle People


Dumaguete it is the capital, principal seaport, and most populous city of the province of Negros Oriental. Dumaguete is referred to as a university city because of the presence of four universities and a number of other colleges where students of the province converge to enroll for tertiary education.

Lapu-Lapu Shrine

St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral

The Saint Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral, also known as the Dumaguete Cathedral, is one of the most historic landmark of the city as it boasts itself as the oldest stone church in Negros built in the 17th century. It is located right across Quezon Park along Gov. Perdices street.

Magellan's Cross

Silliman University

Silliman University is the dominant institution of higher learning in Dumaguete, providing the city with a distinct university town atmosphere.

Basilica Minore del Santo NiƱo

Provincial Capitol

The Provincial Capitol in Dumaguete City was built in 1924 during the American colonization of the Philippines. The Provincial Capitol houses the Governor's Office and other provincial government offices.

Fort San Pedro

Dumaguete Belfry

The Bell Tower was then built to forewarn the locals of any incoming danger. It remains to be the oldest bell tower in the Visayas and is a very famous architectural landmark in the city.


Sandurot Fiestival

The Sandurot Festival is a joyful celebration of the people of Dumaguete, their innate hospitality, friendliness, and their propensity to live harmoniously with people of different race, religion, and cultural beliefs. Through the course of history and to the present time, the people of Dumaguete have always been known to welcome strangers from different shores and countries, and to live with them in complete peace and understanding.


Tourist Attractions

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