Lon Wa Buddhist Temple
The Lon Wa Buddhist Temple also known as Long Hua Temple is the biggest Buddhist temple in Mindanao. The temple can be easily reached by taking a cab to Cabaguio Avenue – an extension of Leon Garcia Street or riding a jeepney with the sign “Sasa”.
Tamayong Mountain Prayer
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Its impressive full name is the Covenant Mountain and Prayer Center, up in Tamayong, Mt. Apo, Calinan, less than an hour’s ride from downtown Davao. For the Reverend Apollo C. Quiboloy, Executive Pastor of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ the Name Above Every Name, it is a haven for peace and prayer, for contemplation and soul searching.
San Pedro Cathedral
San Pedro Cathedral is not only the oldest church in Davao City, but also the city’s premier historical landmark. It was named after San Pedro (Saint Peter), the patron saint of Davao. The original structure was built in 1847 during the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors, led by Don Jose Uyanguren.
Cathedral Cave in Golden Gate Adventure
Yellow Gate Adventure Resort is a 28-hectare mountain resort, accessible on a 1-hour drive from Davao City and its independently owned by Babao Estate Development Corporation. It’s closest place in Davao City for clienteles to unwind and relax.
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Magsaysay Park in Davao City is a beautifully landscaped public park that sits on a huge sprawling expanse that faces the clear blue waters of Davao Gulf.
Davao Chinatown, also known as Mindanao Chinatown, is the only Chinatown in Mindanao, Philippines. It is located in Davao City. At around 44 hectares, it is at the center of numerous business establishments, of which a great majority is owned by Chinese Filipinos.
Davao City Hall
The City Hall of Davao was originally built as a Municipal Hall in 1926. Back then. Davao was not yet declared as a city as was still a part of the larger Davao Province. In 1937, after a bill was sponsored by then Assemblyman Romualdo C. Quimpo to make Davao City as a chartered city.
Outland Adventure is the largest ropes course facility in the Philippines situated in a private nature sanctuary just minutes from downtown Davao City.
Wild Water Rafting at Davao River
Wild Water Rafting is one of the widely popular eco-tourism and outdoor adventures in Davao City. The site for this extreme water sport is the Davao River. The 3 1/2 hour wild water rafting starts from Barrio Tamugan in Calinan, and then ends at the lowlands.