Vega Ancestral House
Balingasag, Misamis Oriental, Philippines
About Vega Ancestral House
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.
Attractions near Vega Ancestral House
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".
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 Saint Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. The cathedral, dedicated to Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, is the ecclesiastical seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro. It is now one of the famous pilgrimage centers in this area.
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.
Mount Kitanglad is an inactive volcano located in the Kitanglad Mountain Range in Bukidnon province on Mindanao island. It is the fourth highest mountain in the Philippines and has an approximate height of 2,899 metres. It is located between Malaybalay City and the municipalities of Lantapan, Impasugong, Sumilao, and Libona. It is home to one of the Philippines' few remaining rainforests. Now tourists are allowed to visit here and also now it is one of the beautiful trekking sites here.
Mount Dulang-dulang, similar to other peaks located in the Kitanglad Mountain Range, is covered by lofty forests and is home to a variety of fauna and flora. It is home to 58 mammal species including bats, squirrels, monkeys, wild boars, flying lemurs, shrews, and deer. The Philippine Eagle is also sighted within the vicinity of the mountain. The mountain is regarded by the Talaandig tribe of Lantapan as a sacred place. It is also within the ancestral domain of the tribe.
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