20 BEST AND AMAZING LANDMARKS IN PHILIPPINES

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20 BEST AND AMAZING LANDMARKS IN PHILIPPINES

20 BEST AND AMAZING LANDMARKS IN PHILIPPINES, Taking its name from Philip II, King of Spain during the Spanish colonisation of the area during the 16th century, the Philippines came an independent state in the early 1900s. Following 333 times of Spanish rule, the Spanish influences on their culture left a unique heritage, from ancient structures to words used to describe certain areas to major milestones in the Philippines.

The Philippines is an islet country conforming of around 7000 islet and islands. The geographies are beautiful and dangerous, with some of the most active tinderboxes in the world on its islets. Filled with a vast and varying history, and beautiful retired treasure natural milestones, the Philippines is an inconceivable country to explore. Then are 20 Philippines milestones you must visit when exploring this amazing country.

20 LANDMARKS IN THE PHILIPPINES

NATURAL LANDMARKS IN THE PHILIPPINES

1- CHOCOLATE HILLS

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Bohol’s Chocolate Hills are stunning natural landmarks of the Philippines.

The Chocolate Hills in Bohol Province number at least 1260 almost symmetrical hills. Their name derives from their appearance following dry spells, where the green grass turns brown.

The hills, of which there are believed to be as many as 1776, are spread across an area of roughly 50 square kilometres.

The hills vary in height and size, but their rounded dome peaks make them appear from a distance identical.

Legend has it that the hills were made following a feud between two giants.

The giants threw rocks, boulders and sand at each other, and what was left on the landscape became the Chocolate Hills.

2- BANAUE RICE TERRACES

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Banaue Rice Terrance is a beautiful Philippines landmark to see.

On the island of Luzon, the Banaue Rice Terraces are in the Cordilleras area.

The fields have been important to the Ifuago (wet-rice growers) since around the 1st century when they began to build the terraces.

The terraces resemble steps that have been carved into the side of the mountains.

The steps form part of an elaborate irrigation system, allowing the rice to grow in precisely the right environment.

The terraces cover approximately 4000 square miles of land and make for a spectacular landscape.

 

3- MAYON VOLCANO

Mayon Volcano, or Mount Mayon, is in the province of Albay in Bicol Region of the island of Luzon.

The volcano is famous for its perfect cone top and almost symmetrical shape and is still active, last erupting in 2019.

Despite this, people flock to Mayon from all over the world to get a glimpse of this mighty volcano.

Mayon is one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines and is feared by locals for its destructive powers.

The last major eruption in 1993 left many dead and homeless.

The volcano stands at 2462 meters high, and its crater consists of a gigantic chamber filled with molten rocks.

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