Discover the Top 21 Reasons why you should visit Davao and find out why there is no truthful basis to any of the false impressions made up against our much-loved Davao City.
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Honest Taxi Drivers
The instance you get out of Davao’s International Airport, you will be at peace knowing that you will never be robbed off by dishonest taxi drivers. All taxis are metered uniformly at 40 pesos flag rate without any hidden charges.
Mayor Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte is perhaps known to be the most influential and feared public official in Davao City because of his iron-fist but nonetheless, he has earned the respect of people may it be in the local, national and international scene because of how well he has beautifully- transformed the city and inspired his people through the years. Through his exceptional leadership, Davao City has maintained its peace and order, budding economical growth and most of all its disciplined, honest and law-abiding citizens.
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Best Potable Water
One of the things that you will beyond doubt love in Davao is its clean and refreshing potable water. Davao City’s has a good source of tap water that has been tested thoroughly for its quality and was even looked upon as one of the best in the globe due to its premium taste, rich mineral content, purity and safety.
Excellent Response to Emergencies
Davao may be situated in the southern portion of the country but the city takes pride to be the only Asian city that has a well incorporated emergency response system comparable to United States and Canada. In addition to that, the service offered is completely for free and is absolutely covered by the local government. Central 911 immediately acts upon diverse emergencies such as police, medical, fire and natural calamities thus the city has been quoted as the most efficient Disaster Coordinating Council in the Philippines.
Davao City is a very harmless and well-secured place to have fun, explore and experience the pristine beauty of nature, the city’s profound culture and friendly people. Safety is being considered as a very important advocacy in the city but despite that, some people, especially foreigners, are led to believe that just because Metro Davao is dotted in Mindanao, it is a dangerous place to visit. Don’t always believe what you hear or see in the news. Davao City is certainly far from the warzone areas of Mindanao.
Low Cost of Living
In Davao City, you get to enjoy the ultimate quality of life at a cost that will never hurt your budget. Almost everything is affordable in the city from fares to accommodation to food, and leisure.
Plus did I mention, Davao has 2 SM malls, 1 Ayala Mall and 3 Gaisano Malls which offers mall SALES every now and then, so if shopping is your fad then you can enjoy it here too at very friendly prices.