Visit BPI Lifestyle Museum
Museums are always a great place to visit when travelling to a new place. The branch of BPI in Zamboanga was the second established branch of BPI. And when they celebrated its centenary, the management decided to convert the second floor into a lifestyle museum that highlighted what the city once was. Furniture found in the era the building was created could be found inside.
Pray at Zamboanga City Cathedral
Yet another magnificent structure in Zamboanga city. The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, most commonly known as Zamboanga City Cathedral, is where the Roman Catholic Archdioces of Zamboanga resides. Because of its very modern design the cathedral has, it has been able to catch the eye of many travelers when going to Zamboanga city. Both exterior and interior designs are things you would not want to miss. But when taking pictures be cautious on whether or not masses are ongoing.
Staycation at Garden Orchid Hotel
For those taking a plane going to Zamboanga and if you’re having quite some travel looking for a place to stay, the Garden Orchid Hotel may just be the place you are looking for. This hotel is just 2 minutes away from the airport and 10 minutes away from the city. It is located at the heart of the city which makes it the perfect spot to start your tour around Zamboanga city.
Visit Taluksangay Mosque
There is a beauty in differences. To appreciate the beautiful architecture of this mosque, you do not have to be Muslim. One of the treasured structures, most important gems, of Zamboanga city, Taluksangay Mosque holds stories of the many generations that have passed. The uniquely modern colored red dome has caught the attention of many tourists and pilgrims. And it is one of the oldest mosque standing today in Zamboanga city.
Ride the Vinta
Looking for another place to enjoy the beautiful sunset view? Try riding a Vinta, the most recognizable icon of Zamboanga city, found at Paseo Del Mar so you can get another spectacular and different view of the sunset. The fee is Php50 for adults, Php20 for students and Php15 for children. Sail the waters, take pictures of the uniquely crafted Vinta and sunset, and enjoy the view.
Visit Merloquet falls
A true scenic and breathtaking place, Merloquet falls is very famous across Western Mindanao. The cools waters of the two waterfalls are just one of the reasons why it is continuously flocked by visitors and tourists. They aren’t sandy and comparatively more isolated from the city. Its vegetation and the rock formations make it an Instagram worthy post or even a desktop background for your laptop.
Visit Pasonanca Park
Want to have a quick dip in the pool? Or maybe just sit and relax in a tree house? Or enjoy the beautiful flowers being pollinated by butterflies? Well, the Pasonanca park can give you all that. They offer 3 different sizes of pools (an Olympic size, natural flowing and kiddie pool with water slides), a tree house that you can climb, and also a butterfly park where you can walk around and watch these butterflies fly.
With all these sites, food, and activities listed down, there is no question that must visit Zamboanga city.