Heritage Sites

Camiña Balay nga Bato

Camiña Balay nga Bato: “Where the past is always present. A leading platform of Western Visayas heritage experiences and products,” is a statement found on the Camiña Balay nga Bato social media page. It is a “showcase of Ilonggo culture, heritage, and gastronomy” and guests can “experience how the prominent Ilonggos live more than 100… Continue reading Camiña Balay nga Bato

Iloilo City Tourism, Local News, National News, News

A Tribute to the Philippine Jeepney

A Tribute to the Philippine Jeepney: Adobo Magazine called the Filipino jeepney the 'king of the road'. Culture Trip cited it as a 'national symbol'. Now facing an impending phaseout, let us look back on the Filipino jeepney and how it has embedded itself into the country's culture and identity. Background and History Jeepneys have… Continue reading A Tribute to the Philippine Jeepney

Iloilo City, Iloilo City Tourism

Sunburst Park

Sunburst Park: The ‘return of the comeback’ is probably a fitting phrase to describe Sunburst Park. Prior to its reintroduction to the City of Love, the original Sunburst existed long time ago. Its long history started with the Iloilo Customs House, built in 1916 during the American Colonial Period. In front of the building was… Continue reading Sunburst Park


Museum of Philippine Economic History

Museum of Philippine Economic History (Elizalde Building): The impressive transformation of the Elizalde building, formerly known as the Commission on Audit building, into a museum is the latest in a slew of restoration of key heritage and culture sitesthat began five years when the Ilonggo senator launched the Iloilo Heritage and Urban Renewal Project that… Continue reading Museum of Philippine Economic History

Heritage Sites

Casa Gamboa Museum

Casa Gamboa Museum: Four months after the showroom was opened on the ground floor of the historical landmark, Tinukib Foundation, Inc. (TFI) opened the Casa Gamboa Jaro Museum. The Casa Gamboa was named by the said foundation to honor Patrocino Gamboa or popularly called 'Tia Patron', the revolutionary heroine of Jaro. Patrocino Gamboa was among… Continue reading Casa Gamboa Museum