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Baclayon Church
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Completed in 1727, likely on the site of an older bamboo structure, the Baclayon Church was the hub of Spain’s first colonial settlement on Bohol—and 200 slave laborers were forced to build it from coral stone. An earthquake in 2013 badly damaged both the facade and the watchtower and the marks of the 2018 restoration are very visible.

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Blood Compact Monument
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Created by one of the Philippines’ top 20th-century sculptors, Napoleon Abueva, this bronze composition looks out over the ocean just east of Tagbilaran City. It depicts the Sandugo, or Blood Compact, of 1565, when the Spanish soldier Miguel Lopez de Legaspi and local leader Datu Sikatuna sealed their alliance with a blood ritual.

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Hinagdanan Cave
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Located on Panglao Island in the tropical region of Bohol, Hinagdanan Cave impresses visitors with its stalagmites and stalactites, and the visual effects created by sunlight filtering through holes in the ceiling. Take in the cave’s surreal beauty while swimming in the underground lagoon.

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Man-made Mahogany Forest
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Tall mahogany trees cast cool shade in Bohol’s Mahogany Forest, formally known as the Bilar Man-Made Forest. Set between two patches of natural tropical forest on the highway from Tagbilaran City to the Chocolate Hills, it’s a popular spot for photos, hiking, mountain biking, and even the odd movie shoot.

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Bamboo Hanging Bridge Sevilla
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Variously known as the Tigbao Hanging Bridge, the Sipatan Twin Hanging Bridge, and the Bamboo Hanging Bridge Sevilla, this pair of bamboo footbridges hang 82 feet (25 meters above Bohol’s Loboc River. Steel cables have replaced the original rope, but the creaking, swaying, and wobbling as you cross is still unnerving.

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Abatan River
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Winding its way through eastern Bohol, the Abatan River was once a major transportation artery. Today, it’s the pristine mangrove forests around its estuary that draw travelers. At night, when conditions are right, they come alive with myriads of flickering fireflies, matched by the gleam of bioluminescent life-forms in the water.

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Mag-Aso Falls

Bohol’s Mag-Aso Falls twin waterfalls tumble 25 feet (8 meters into turquoise water at the base of a canyon lined with jungle vines and tropical greenery. Apart from stairs and a simple wooden viewing deck, the waterfalls feel entirely untouched by human hand—perfect photo territory when the conditions are right.

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