Macapagal Bridge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Mayor Democrito D. Plaza II Avenue, Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte, Philippines
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About Macapagal Bridge
Macapagal Bridge is a steel cable-stayed bridge along Mayor Democrito Plaza II Avenue in Butuan, Agusan del Norte that crosses the Agusan River. It has a length of 908 m, making it the longest bridge in Mindanao, and the second-longest cable-stayed bridge in the Philippines after the Marcelo Fernan Bridge that connects Cebu City and Mactan Island.
Attractions Near Macapagal Bridge
A beautiful mountain which was located in the heart of the Misamis Oriental province and It is part of the Central Mindanao Cordillera that stretches from Camiguin in the north to Sarangani in the south. It is one of the beautiful places in this area and it is also a paradise for trekkers.
The beach is situated in the town of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur. Today, the beach is recognized as the “Boracay of Caraga” where the yearly Kaliguan Festival is held every 24th of June. It is visited by many people during the summer season. There are affordable cottages in the area that are for rent. The management of the beach is done by the local people. They are very nice and hospitable.
It is the oldest and the most famous ancestral house in this area. It was built around 200 years ago and made primarily of one of the Philippines' strongest molave tree. The design of the house is common of the 18th and 19th-century houses but one thing that makes this unique and notable are the sculpted wooden men on the four outside corners of the house which looks like carrying the second floor.
The Immaculate Conception Church is a Baroque church located in Poblacion. It was declared by the National Museum as a National Cultural Treasure in Northern Mindanao due to its artistic design and cultural values. The church was a provincial attempt to mimic the famous San Ignacio Church of Intramuros in Manila. At present, the church is undergoing repair and restoration pursuant to the National Cultural Heritage Act otherwise known as the "Cultural Properties Preservation and Protection Act".
Hibok-hibok is a stratovolcano and makes the island of Camiguin, about 12 miles north of Mindanao. The summit is covered with loose ejecta and four small craters are nearby. Sulfur was mined at one of the craters prior to 1948. The other craters contain lakes. Hibok-Hibok has erupted five times in modern history. It is a popular hiking destination in Camiguin island. Nowadays a lot of tourists visit this place.
The Hinatuan Enchanted River in Mindanao, Philippines, is a flawless saltwater river that flows into the Pacific Ocean. It is around 80-feet deep, and just barely long enough to be considered a river, yet the flow attracts visitors from around the world who want to experience the beautiful waters that locals have long thought to be miraculous.
Where is Macapagal Bridge
Discover More Attractions in Agusan Del Norte, Where Macapagal Bridge Is Located
Agusan del Norte is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao. The province has many beaches in Cabadbaran and the municipalities of Carmen, Buenavista, and Nasipit. Mount Hilong-Hilong, one of the tallest in the province, is located in Cabadbaran.