Panam Pangan Island - Things to Know Before Visiting
Panam Pangan Island, Philippines
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About Panam Pangan Island
Panampangan Island is an island in the municipality of Sapa-Sapa, Tawi-Tawi. With an area of 0.1 square kilometres. It is located inside Basibuli Shoal, to which its sandbar extends to 3,128.37 metres. It is considered as the longest sandbar in the Philippines and is characterized with the fine white sand beach in the Sulu Archipelago.
Attractions Near Panam Pangan Island
Bud Bongao is Tawi-Tawi’s most famous mountain, rearing steeply 340 meters above the sea. It’s a revered pilgrimage site for both Christians and Muslims. Today the mountain is a 250-hectare treasure trove of biodiversity and one of the last remaining moist forests in the Sulu archipelago. Now It is an icon of terrestrial biodiversity conservation and eco-tourism in Tawi-Tawi because of the wealth of its wildlife and its unique cultural importance.
A beautiful and tourist-friendly island which was located in the heart of Tawi Tawi which is famous for the beaches. it is one of the last islands in the Sulu archipelago.
Pom Pom Island also known as “Pulau Pom Pom” is located in the Celebes Sea in Sabah. It is probably one of the most beautiful islands on the planet for both divers and non-divers.The marine biodiversity of Pom Pom Island is rich with many rare and uncommon species.
Masjid Tulay is considered the oldest mosque in the Province of Sulu. It was established in 1884 and has been a witness to many historical events. It was destroyed in 1974 because of the war between the government and the Moro National Liberation Front and was rebuilt in 2001. It is also the biggest mosque in Sulu. It can accommodate up to 5,000 people.
The Tabin Wildlife Reserve is a nature preserve in Sabah, Malaysia. It was created in 1984 to preserve Sabah's disappearing wild animals.
Bud Dajo is a stratovolcano and makes the center part of the island of Sulu (right center of photo) in the Sulu Archipelago. Most of the island is blanketed in the volcanic material. Hot springs have been reported and a lake occupies one crater. There have been two small eruptions in 1641 and 1897. It is also the second-highest point in Sulu. The mountain and adjacent lands were declared as Mount Dajo National Park in 1938.
Where is Panam Pangan Island
Discover More Attractions in Tawi-Tawi, Where Panam Pangan Island Is Located
The province lies at the southwestern tip of the country, situated between the Sulu Sea in the north and the Celebes Sea in the south. It is home to fascinating coral reefs and diverse sea beings.