King City Of The South
Davao City is strategically located in Southeastern Philippines. It has air and sea linkages to major points of destination in the country and the rest of the world. Goods and people can also be transported by land via the Philippine-Japan Friendship highway.
The new Davao International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the Philippines, with daily flights to major destinations in the country. Davao City also serves as your gateway to the sub-regional trade bloc known as the East ASEAN growth area, with direct flights to Singapore and Indonesia. Modern infrastructure and facilities present in the City provide businessmen access to the 20 million market of Mindanao and the 56 million market of the BIMP-EAGA.
As in many cities in the Philippines, Christian churches, chapels, and few temples, mosques and places of worship of other religions and the real treasure of Davao City.
Davao City is one of the biggest Thanksgiving celebration festival in the Philippines.
Today, it celebrates “Kadayawan Festival” the cultural memories of the tribes that live in Davao City life is here. Many tribes visit the village during this time. Festivals include local Mindanaoan street dances, motorcycle shows from various clubs and civic parades, and art exhibitions at various venues featuring people artists.
The Kadayawan Festival is a festival in Davao that celebrates the good harvest of the people there. It happens in the Third week of August. In the Kadayawan Festival, there is a lot going on. Singing, Dancing, there is kayak racing, matching, etc. It is unique to Filipinos because we are the only ones who celebrate a good harvest. It is also a symbol of Filipino culture because all Filipinos, even back then, were workers. This celebration shows that we are patient, and we are always happy.
The use of this in our lives is that we can remember the histories of the people of Davao before, and we can see the effects of globalization on our culture. The City of Davao is really colorful.
Durian Capital of The Philippines
Durian is one of the fruits that Davao City is proud of because of its unique taste. It is often mistaken that durian is high in cholesterol but this is not true. The warming of the body after eating durian is due to its ability to speed up blood circulation in the body, which means it is just like the feeling when drinking wine.
When the blood circulation is accelerated, the body’s use of calories will also be accelerated, so it can help in losing weight, but it should not be overdone. Other than speeding up the blood circulation, durian has a lot of Vit. C which helps against infection, Thiamin or Vit. B1 which stimulates appetite, manganese which helps control blood sugar, Vit. B3 and Vit.B6 that help to ease the feeling and prevent depression, fiber that helps to facilitate weight loss and much more.
Other than its bad smell, there is no other reason for us not to eat durian, so come and eat durian to get its good benefits for the body.
Davao Crocodile Park is a major tourist destination located at the riverfront, Corporate Highway City diversion, Ma-a, Davao City, and about 15 to 30 minutes from downtown Ciudad. Not only does the Park provide entertainment to visitors, it also shares the City’s efforts in tourism, providing information for visiting researchers, public awareness lessons, and field laboratories for Biology students. , Zoology, Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine, as well as for animal and wildlife enthusiasts, and conservation of crocodiles and other wildlife animals. While the Park is not a full zoo for crocodiles, however, there are extensions for other exotic species of animals such as raptors, monkeys, bearcats, snakes, birds, and various reptiles, and equipped with a state-of-the-art crocodile farming system. It is also one of the few places in the City where one can learn about and enjoy the rich flora and fauna of Davao City.
Davao Crocodile Park is owned and operated by a group of businessmen headed by Mr. Sonny Dizon, resident of Davao City. There are several attractions in the Park, one of the main ones being “Pangil”, the country’s second largest crocodile at 18 feet long. The word “Pangil” means “fangs”. The Park features an afternoon show (4:00-4:30) called “The Pangil Encounter”, where caretakers enter the caged pond with a stick and poke Pangil, alarming the giant reptile. to go towards the stick, and it will hit the water with its tail which is the reason why there is splashing water for the spectators to enjoy.
The Philippines has become one of the most popular cities in the entire Philippines. Metro Manila for Luzon, Cebu for Visayas and Davao City for Mindanao. Davao City is known for the tropical fruit Durian. Davao City has become a progressive city due to the leadership of current mayor Sarah Duterte. The economy of the city of Davao is prosperous, it can be seen in all the infrastructure and investment that you will visit the city. People are also disciplined and friendly to guests. Davao City has become famous for its native delicacies and tourist spots.
The People’s Park is one of the main attractions of Davao City. Even tourists and Dabawenyos like to visit the park because of the high level of security. Tao Park is formerly known as PTA on land. This is a park that showcases the rich culture of Davao city. Its Philippine Eagle and delicious tropical fruits like Durian, rain forests, and the latest dancing fountain. The People’s Park opened on December 15, 2007, it is a secured area due to the fact that they have many CCTV cameras around. Vandalism within the park is prohibited. No need to worry about some services.
This park is free, there is no entrance fee. It is located near Apo View Hotel and in front of Casa Letecia. I invite you to bring your whole family and visit Davao City.
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