Zamboanga City Things to Do

  • at the gate of Rizal Shrine
    at the gate of Rizal Shrine
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  • at the front of Bahay ni Dr. Jose Rizal in Dapitan
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  • at the dam built by Rizal its still working
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Zamboanga City Things to Do

  • Visit Dapitan..... take a historical...

    This is the major historical landmark of Dapitan City. It refers to the more or less sixteen (16) hectares estate of Dr. Jose P. Rizal which he purchased in Barangay Talisay and is approximately two (2) kilometers NW from the City Hall. In August 1892, a Spaniard from Manila brought lottery tickets to Dapitan. Dr. Jose Rizal, Capt. Ricardo...

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  • Visit Fort Pilar

    Fort Pilar is an important part of the history of the city of Zamboanga.The Fort was built as a defense against the raiders sent by the Sultans of Mindanao and Jolo way back in 1635. The construction was supervised by Father Melchor de Vera, a Jesuit priest-engineer. It was was originally named "Real Fuerza de San Jose", then "Real Fuerza de...

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  • Go Camping

    Pasonanca Park is interesting because it has a large camping ground (see the tents ready for campers) and swimming pools not of chlorinated water but cool spring water. It is set against a backdrop of lush mountain foliage.I was able to tour the place past 5 pm so I was not able to take pictures nor go down from the car so to give you an idea,...

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  • ZAMBOANGA'S SIGHTS AND SOUNDS

    Visit a water village, Pasonanca Park, Climaco Park, Zamboanga Freeport Zone, Plaza Pershing etc. for a well rounded tour of the city.

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  • Lunzuran Mountains in Zamboanga City

    This is a very beautiful and popular area in Zamboanga City.Some of the most beautiful houses in the Philippines are found here.There are houses with Mountain View and swimming-pools.Many people love this place.

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  • Swimming at the Zamboanga City Boulevard

    Zamboanga City is blessed with it's own City Beach boulevard.You can swim there.Right agross you will see the white sand of Sta.Cruz Islands the Pride of Zamboanga City

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  • Hiking in Pasonanca Park

    This is a very beautiful place to relax,beautiful scenery,the Mountain cross,swimming poolsBird aviary,very peaceful.

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  • See or climb the Mountains of Zamboanga...

    Zamboanga has everthing from the white sand beach on Sta.Cruz island agross the city to theMountains within the city proper ,great place.Hiking or swimming or shopping what do want or eat seafood ,Zamboanga City is the best place for that in the Philippines.

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  • Visit the Pasonanca Park

    This park is a good enough place to visit when in Zamboanga City. Not that there are grand must-sees, but you'll get to see the cool breezy outskirts of the city plus some lessons in history.The park is where girl and boy scout jamborees are usually held - their headquarters are there actually. There are teepee-like structures made of metal-sheets...

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  • Visit Fort Pilar

    Been to Fort Santiago? Or Fort San Pedro? This place is a bit similar in terms of make and history. But there are interesting things inside that will spell the difference - of course Fort Santiago is in Manila and Fort San Pedro is in Cebu so you'll find this place an interesting learning experience in Mindanao.Inside the fort, the ruins or...

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  • Visit "Rio Hondo", test your "people...

    Rio Hondo means "deep river", but in this place, quit looking for the river as its not what you will need or want to see. This place is a settlement of thousands of families with their rickety houses on stilts above the water. What connects them houses? Paths (also on stilts) made of either wooden planks or bamboo poles . And yes, its a crazy maze...

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  • Zamboanga City Hall

    One of the finest architectural exterior finishes of a city hall in the country I've seen, considering that this has been the government seat since it was built in 1906. The building which was originally built as the provincial capitol is in record as the first concrete building in South Philippines. The beautiful interiors are made of hardwood cut...

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  • Zamboanga National Museum

    This well-maintained and very clean museum is A MUST-SEE in Zamboanga City. Built in the late 17th century by Spanish authorities and have been restored, Fort Pilar was declared as a National Cultural Treasure in the '70s. Within its vast historic structures, the Zamboanga National Museum was housed and was opened to the public in 1985.The various...

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  • Stay Overnight in a Tree House

    The famous Tree House at Pasonanca Park has basic amenities of a modern house. Built about 4 meters above the ground on a robust acacia tree, the house feels cool inside with the tree branches canopy shading it from the sun. The info book says that guests could stay overnight for FREE by reservation through the Office of the Mayor.Built in the...

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  • Cesar Climaco Park

    A small park within Pasonanca Park is the Cesar Climaco Park, where the body of the most-beloved mayor of Zamboanga City, who served in the '70s but was felled by an asassin's bullet, is buried. The well-maintained park is covered with green grass complemented with beautiful flowering plants.The park is a good place to take a rest when touring...

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  • Refreshing Cold Dip Pasonanca Water...

    Pasonanca Park has 3 big swimming pools of continuously-flowing-water coming from mountain spring. With the city government maintaining it and charging a very minimal fee of P10/person to enjoy the place, the place gets easily crowded on weekends. Exciting facilities that visiors would love are the diving board area and the 4 long slides to the...

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  • Aviary at Pasonanca Park

    The Aviary at Pasonanca Park is not that big and can be toured in 15 minutes. It is well-kept and birds here are mostly endemic to the Philippines. The colorful feathers of the cuckatoos are eye-catching. It is comfortable to make this place as a rest stop while turing Pasonanca with the towering trees providing a great shade from the heat of the...

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  • "Visita Iglesia" - Zamboanga City...

    The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception was just built in 2000 and is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zamboanga. It is considered as the most modern cathedral in Mindanao. A two-leveled building, it houses a columbarium and a chapel at the ground floor while the main church is at the second level. It should be noted...

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  • Scouts Jamboree Site at Pasonanca.

    Being a popular site for boys and girls scout jamborees, a certain location in Pasonanca Park is designated for youth citizenship training activities. Permanent outdoor tents that looks like the cool collapsible tents from a distance, in teepee-form or the usual A-type, were constructed for practical reasons considering numerous activities held...

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  • Fort Pilar Shrine

    At the northern side of Fort Pilar is the Fort Pilar Shrine. This outdoor Marian shrine looks like a regular park outside if not for the altar at the middle and the Offertory Building at the eastern end. The symmetrical arrangement of seats encircling the middle altar evidently shows that masses are held here. Indeed, regular Sunday masses are held...

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  • Get to know the local people in...

    This place is in Bolong Beach.It is a nice Beach for swimming with many Islands around.Many Islands have beautiful white Sand Beaches.My wife and I went swimming thereThe locals are very friendly

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  • Try the fruits of Zamboanga City

    You have to try the fruits in Zamboanga City.The Mangos and Bananas are the best in thePhilippines from what I exsperienced.The Mangos might be even the best in the world(very sweet and delicious)

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  • Zamboanga City Golf Beach Park

    This is a nice Place in Zamboanga City ,for swimming ,Picknicking and to Relax.It is a very Romantic place .There are cottages and places where you can buy drinks and snacks.Nice ocean views ,the water is clear as well.Only 20-25 minutes from Downtown Zamboanga City on the West coast.

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  • Swimming on Sta.Cruz Island

    Sta.Cruz Island is the closest white Beach in Zamboanga City which turns pink with the shells .The water is very clear for snorkeling.There are more Islands around Zamboanga City but they not yet developed for Tourism,hopefully they will.

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  • Driving along the Ocean Drive

    Driving along Zamboangas Ocean drive is fun ,too..All along the coastline you can drive now on Tar road

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  • Swimming,shopping downtown Zamboanga and...

    I had the priviledge to live in Zamboanga City as aMissionary Volunteer to serve God among the orphants in Zamboanga City On my day off I wentSwimming in one of the Hotel Pools or at one of the Beaches or on Sta. Cruz Island with pink sand,but you can also do mountain biking,or Hiking to the Cross on top of one of the Mountains around...

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  • swimming

    swimming is fun in a place where there Temperatures around 23-32 degrees and the water temperatures is about 25 degrees in the ocean through out the yearbut we also enjoy swimming in one of the plenty Hotel pools

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  • Riding with the local Transportation

    Riding with the Trycycle the local Transportation in Zamboanga City is so much fun and pumpyjust try it it is a cheap way to get around

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  • Fort del Pilar and Museum

    Fort del Pilar was the Spanish attempt to conquer and control the Muslim South of the Philippines. This historic fort is evidence of Spain's failure and a reminder of Muslim Filipino resistance to foreign domination. It is presently an important shrine for the Catholic population.The Fort houses a small but well maintained culture and natural...

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Zamboanga City Hotels

  • Garden Orchid Hotel

    Gov. Camins Avenue, Zamboanga, Philippines

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Lantaka Hotel

    We booked two standard rooms with the price per room is 2,212 Phil. pesos per night. The room we...

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  • Dapitan City Resort Hotel

    Sunset Blvd., Dapitan City, Zamboanga, Philippines

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

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