Must see attractions in Bohol

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    Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary

    In Canapnapan, a barangay of Corella, you can see saucer-eyed tarsiers in the wild at the Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary. Over 100 of these territorial…

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    Lamanok Island

    This island 7km north of Anda has several anthropologically important cave paintings – made with bare hands – that date back tens of thousands of years…

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    Chocolate Hills Main Viewpoint

    Views from this perch are indeed magnificent, surrounded by Bohol's famous chocolate hills. However it's highly commercialised, with kiosks selling…

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    Danao Beach

    Far more mellow than its noisy neighbour Alona, Danao Beach consists of patches of fine white sand backed by coconut palms – it's an idyllic tropical…

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    Rice Museum

    The friendly owners of this roadside place will explain about rice cultivation (humay) in Bohol. They have jars full of myriad rice varieties, and some…

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    Baclayon Church & Watchtower

    Facing the Bohol Sea, this huge coral stone church (1727) was severely damaged in the 2013 earthquake. It's connected to an imposing watchtower. The…

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    Blood Compact Monument

    This great monument 1km east of Tagbilaran celebrates the March 1565 blood compact, where Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi and Boholano…

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    San Pedro Church

    The imposing San Pedro Church (c 1602) in the centre of Loboc, the oldest in Bohol, was devastated by the 2013 earthquake when its Baroque facade and…

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    National Museum

    This small museum has a few anthropologically interesting items discovered around Bohol, including five artificially deformed skulls, a 500-year-old…

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    Alona Beach

    This broad sandy beach, with its dreamy south-facing horizon, has boomed in popularity in recent years and is now lined with resort hotels, bars and…

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    This dusty museum, set in a crumbling structure adjacent to the town's colonial church, contains a collection of poorly presented religious artefacts.

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    St Joseph the Worker Cathedral

    In the heart of town, this elegant church was built in 1767, burned to the ground in 1798 and rebuilt and enlarged in 1855.

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    Landmark structure just off the harbour.