Bohol

Bohol is an island province and one of the popular tourist destinations in the Philippines. It is the 10th largest island in the country blessed with wonderful beaches and resorts, amazing wildlife, enchanting waterfalls, scenic hills and structures that amaze every tourist as they visit the island.

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Photos from Pbase.com, by fornander

The magnificent Chocolate Hills is the most famous tourist spot in Bohol. It consists of 1,268 perfectly cone-shaped hills spread over the three municipalities with heights ranging from 30 to 50 meters with the largest being 120 meters in height. The hills are covered with green grass that turns brown during dry season.

Rare tarsiers in Bohol are considered the smallest primate in the world which only measures 4 to 5 inches long. Water activities are possible at Panglao Island where you can find Panglao Island Nature Resort, Bohol Beach Club and Alona Palm Beach Resort with its pristine white beaches and clean seawater.

Baclayon church is one of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines built by Jesuits in 1596. It has various interesting relics and artifacts now placed at the Baclayon Museum. Spaniards built the Daius Church which is known for its interesting fine blend of Byzantine and Romanesque architectural style. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Cebu, Siquijor and Mindanao with the amazing 18th century triangular Punta Cruz Watch Tower built also by the Spaniards.

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