A place in Northern Mindanao bounded by Iligan Bay to the east, Zamboanga del Norte and del Sur to the west and Lanao del Norte to the South, Misamis Occidental is proud and loud in giving you its best beautiful sceneries and greenest pastures. This place may not be familiar to some, but if you want to know more, read on and you will discover the beautiful land of Misamis Occidental.
During the World War II, Japanese Imperial forces have occupied this province, thus, leaving a lot of remnants that are worth a peek today to throw back time.
The Bucagan Hill is a remarkable concrete tower having four large bells overlooking the lands of Ozamis City, North of Lanao and Panguil Bay.
There is a Carmelite Monastery, a retreat house that gives an overlooking view of the bay.
Cotta Fort Santiago is a historical port in Misamis built during the Spanish Era as a way to protect the place and its people from pirates. A miraculous growing image of the Virgin Mary is also located here and has been an object of pilgrims in Northern Mindanao.
The Immaculate Conception Cathedral is a modernized structure of the church in the province and is popular for having the second longest pipe in the Philippines.
A cadre long before the war, the Mt. Malindang Country Golf Course is now a beautiful golf course with unwinding green grass – a place perfect for total relaxation.
You can also find Naomi’s Botanical Garden here that contained different species of flora and fauna. The place is a perfect venue for meetings, conferences, forums, and the like.
Amback Falls, from the Cebuano word “ambak” meaning “to jump”, the waters of this fall seem to jump then fall. If you happen to be here, one must-see is the arranged stone chairs in descending order that is indeed worth a capture.