Top 3 attractions to explore in Negros Occidental
It is known as the "Sugarbowl of the Philippines", Negros Occidental produces more than half the nation's sugar output.
Attractions in Negros Occidental
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.
Canlaon volcano (also spelled Kanlaon) on Negros Island is one of the most active volcanoes of the Philippines and the most active one of the Central Philippines. It forms the highest peak of Negros Island and is located west of Canlaon about 36 km southeast of Bacolod City and belongs to Canlaon National Park. it was one of the highest trekking destinations in this area and a lot of people visits this place nowadays.
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.
Map of attractions in Negros Occidental