Agho Island, Concepcion, Iloilo, Philippines
About Agho Island
Agho Island is a small, mostly uninhabited island in northeastern Iloilo, Philippines. It is part of the municipality of Concepcion. The island doesn’t have a resort or electricity but it has its own source of freshwater. There are also some open-air cottages for rent on the island. Agho Island has a cream/beige sand beach. The quality of the sand in Agho island is much finer compared to its neighboring island, the Bulubadiangan island. There is also a sandbar in Agho.
Attractions near Agho Island
A roman catholic church which was located in the heart of the NEgros Occidental. This church has a lot of history to say and It is considered as the first example of modern sacred architecture in the Philippines. It is dedicated to St. Joseph the Worker. The church is also known for its modern altar painting of the so-called "Angry Christ" painted in vivid colors by Alfonso Ossorio, the Filipino-American abstract expressionist artist.
The Bernardino Jalandoni Museum is located inside the Jalandoni Ancestral House in Silay City. The Museum is owned by one of the prominent citizens of Silay – Don Bernardino Jalandoni. The house commenced its structure in 1908. It turned museum opened doors for public viewing only in 1993. It was the first heritage house of its kind to come up at Silay City.
The Ruins Mansion is a famous tourist destination in Bacolod/Negros. It is the remains of the mansion built by Don Mariano as a testament of his love for Maria Braga. It is also known as the “Taj Mahal” of Negros. Amidst the cruelties of life and World War 2, this testament still stood the test of time. The mansion was built in the early 1900s and inspired by Italian architecture.
A beautiful church which was located in the heart of the Roxas city which has a giant statue of Jesus as the centre of attraction. This 132 foot height statue is the tallest one in the Philippines. This place is now one of the famous pilgrimage centres in this area.
Bulabog Puti-an National Park is a protected rain forest area known for being a living museum of flora and fauna. Hundreds of local and foreign tourists visit the 847 eco-tourism park to immerse in the area’s natural attractions such as its various forms of wildlife and more than 30 caves. The caves of Bulabog Putian National Park is an important historical, paleontological, archeological site since it was used as a hideout by the revolutionary forces in Iloilo during the Spanish occupational pe
The Capitol Park and Lagoon is a provincial park located in Bacolod, Negros Occidental, in the Philippines. One of the features of the park are matching sculptures depicting a woman standing alongside a water buffalo and that of a man pulling another water buffalo. It is one of the famous places which was located in the heart of Bacolod and a lot of people visits this place to spend some free time here.
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