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Top places to visit in Romblon City
Romblon City is located just 75KM away from Boracay Philippines. Have several ways to reach there but reaching through the boat, speed boat or a pump boat would be a great idea because this will allow you to see other Boracay attractions because there are three other popular Island come during the distance between Romblon City and Boracay. You can search for a reasonable hotel in Romblon or simply book a place to stay in Boracay hotels. The choice should totally depend on your schedule.
Romblon City is popular to see many things and do some outdoor activities. If you have limited time to stay here and still want to explore the whole island, then you should follow our tourist guide. We are sharing the list of top places to see in Romblon on your one day tour to this beautiful Island.
St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Belfry
This church was build in 16th or 17the century somewhere in the year 1641 and 1725 which makes it one of the oldest church of the Romblon province. Even after so many years, the structure of the church is still standing in its rich architectural details. The church is built with big blocks and bricks of coral which make it different and unique building from other building of the city.
Forts Santiago and Fort San Andres
The date of construction of this fort is not confirmed if you asked the guide there then they will tell you a date between 15 to 16th century. The building of this fort is made of coral blocks and bricks. Due to its fine construction, the building is still standing with its shine and original look. According to history, the fort was used as a tower to protect citizens from the Duch pirates in past. The fort is located 157ft above the sea level which allows you to have a great view of the whole city from the top.
When we talk about the attractions in Boracay, then it could not be completed without Bandon beach. This beach is located just 5 KM off from the Romblon city. Unlike other beaches of Boracay, this beach is somehow is filled with many small buildings and house but still manage to have its original natural beauty due to forest, tree, and seagrass etc. You may have a sun bath there, enjoy the seafood or just take a ride in the boat to explore nearby places.
This island is part of Romblon and it is also known as Nagoso beach. To reach the beach, you need to pass by the deep forest of the Island. The forest is safe for tourist to travel alone. There is also a cave system near the beach which is popular Nagoso cave’s name. It is believed that it is one of the biggest caves which exist across the islands. The old artwork can be also found inside the cave. It has been believed that this cave was used to punish the people in ancient history.
Beach Resorts in Talipasak
This place offer’s you a number of activities to do. It is located in Barangay Talipasak. You can take rest there in the resort in the peaceful environment or enjoy the other adventurous outdoor activities which include swimming in the island or beach, diving, snorkeling, and combing. You can also hike on the track to explore the beauty of Island.
Romblon Shopping Center
It is not a big mall as its name says but still has enough to offer their visitors. You can buy traditional and finished pasalubong products from the shopping center. Some of the shops also offer the popular street food of the island.