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Fort Santa Isabel

Taytay, Palawan, Philippines

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About Fort Santa Isabel

A beautiful coastal fortification was located in the heart of Palawan which was built in 1667. it was now renovated and opened for tourists. it is one of the famous ancient architecture in this area.



Attractions near Fort Santa Isabel

This park features a spectacular limestone karst landscape with an underground river. One of the river's distinguishing features is that it emerges directly into the sea, and its lower portion is subject to tidal influences. The area also represents a significant habitat for biodiversity conservation. The site contains a full 'mountain-to-sea' ecosystem and has some of the most important forests in Asia.

Honda Bay138.42km from Fort Santa Isabel

Honda Bay is one of Puerto Princesa’s main attraction thanks to the many beautiful islands present in the bay. Island hopping in Honda Bay is on most tourists’ bucket list when visiting Palawan and makes a perfect day trip from Puerto Princesa.  It is famous for its white-sand beaches and its cool environment.

Immaculate Conception Cathedral148.52km from Fort Santa Isabel

This cathedral is a historical landmark where Puerto Princesa's first mass was held in 1872. At that time, the Spanish expedition also proclaimed that the Immaculate Conception of Mary is the patroness of Puerto Princesa. Painted light blue, the cathedral has pointed symmetrical arches redolent of Gothic architecture. The cathedral houses some of the finest examples of wood carvings found on the island, which were made by the craftsmen in the Iwahig Penal Colony.

Thumb Peak152.6km from Fort Santa Isabel

Thumb Peak is a small mountain in central Palawan, Philippines, and is the highest point in the Thumb Range. Thumb Peak is part of the Mount Beaufort Ultramafics geological area. The mountain was formerly known as Mount Pulgar. The upper reaches of Thumb Peak are populated by species associated with ultramafic soils, including a number of endemics, such as the tropical pitcher plant Nepenthes deaniana, rediscovered on the mountain in 2007 for the first time since its description in 1908.

Calauit Island National Park165.98km from Fort Santa Isabel

Calauit Safari Park, a 3,700-hectare island off the coast of Palawan. It is home to various species of exotic African and endemic Palawan flora and fauna where hundreds of giraffes, elans, waterbucks, Calamian deer, monkeys, freshwater crocodiles, zebras, bearcats, bushbuck and a variety of birds roam freely. This tropical safari should not be missed on your visit to Coron.

Apo Reef Natural Park225.72km from Fort Santa Isabel

The Apo Reef, also considered as the second largest atoll-like reef in the Philippines comprises of two isolated coral reefs that are disconnected by a 30-meter deep channel. The clear blue waters of the channel are teeming with 285 species of colorful marine life, including tropical aquarium fish, snappers, and the crevice-dwelling moray. It is one best dive spot in the world, attracting hordes of divers all year-round. The soft white sand and patches of fine corals, clearly visible through the

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The province is named after its largest island, Palawan Island.Palawan is home to nature reserves on both land and sea.UNESCO has sited Palawan's Tubbataha Reef and the Saint Paul Subterranean River National Park as World Heritage sites.