Suluan Island, Guiuan, Philippines
About Suluan Island
A picturesque island in the heart of Eastern Samar which was known for the beautiful beaches. The island was deemed to be the first site of anchorage for Ferdinand Magellan's Spanish Armada. This breathtaking island is a three-hour boat ride from Guiuan, or around 30 kilometers from the nearest mainland.
Attractions near Suluan Island
The Immaculate Conception Parish Church, commonly known as Guiuan Church, is a Roman Catholic church in the municipality of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, Philippines, within the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Borongan. The church is classified as a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines. It was formerly nominated to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Philippines under two categories, the Baroque Churches of the Philippines and the Jesuit Churches of the Philippines.
A beautiful island in the heart of Samar. It was used by the International Refugee Organization in 1949 and 1950 to provide a temporary refuge for 5,000 Russian refugees escaping from China. it is now becoming a tourist destination now.
Located in the hilly portion of San Jose, Dinagat Island in the Philippines is a mansion owned by Governor Glenda Ecleo. The castle is not open to the public, but tourists can take pictures of the structure outside its gates. With its great structural design and location.
Mount Cabalían volcano is located on the SE tip of Leyte Island, Philippines. It is is an andesitic stratovolcano with steep radial erosion valleys and ridges that are moderate to thickly vegetated. It contains a summit crater filled by a lake. The crater rim is irregular and forms 2 peaks on the S side. A recent pyroclastic flow deposit was radiocarbon dated to be only about 150 years old. Hot springs with temperatures of up to 64 deg C are found on the east and west flanks of Cabalían.
Sohoton Natural Bridge Natural Park is divided by the Sohoton river which is surrounded by thick, lush jungle covering majestic limestone cliffs. The Natural Park is situated on the island of Samar in the Eastern Visayas and can be accessed easily from Tacloban city. The entire area is 455,700 hectares, home of the various wildlife, rivers, and cave connections.
The highest bridge in the Philippines, This bridge crosses a deep ravine in the Eastern Visayas region of the country. The scenic location inspired the highway department to build a viewing deck on top of one of the piers in the middle of the bridge as well as parking areas on both sides with comfort rooms to rest. Future plans include the possibility of a bungee jump operation from the span.
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