Get to see the highlights of Bacolod City, which is known as the “City of Smiles” and the “Sugar Capital of the Philippines”
See the beauty of The Ruins, a mansion with a history comparable to that of India’s Taj Mahal
Have a delicious lunch at the famous Manokan Country, the home of the original chicken inasal
Explore the seven-story tower that commemorates the late Pope John Paul II’s pastoral visit to Bacolod in 1981
Meet your new favorite city in the Philippines–Bacolod City. Known as the “City of Smiles” or the “Sugar Capital of the Philippines,” you’ll find there’s more to Bacolod than meets the eye. See the city’s highlights on this half-day tour, from The Ruins down to the glass museum and the plaza. Take this chance to appreciate the grandiose remains of The Ruins amidst a 440-hectare sugar plantation, which had been built to commemorate the passing of Don Mariano’s wife in the year 1911. Visit the Laguerta and Vintage Glass Museum and see thousands of vintage glass pieces mostly from the Depression Era in the US. Then satisfy your craving for a good serving of the original chicken inasal at the famous Manokan Country. With more in store, this tour will definitely keep you smiling all the way!
Go back in time at the historic San Sebastian Cathedral
Take a leisurely walk around The Ruins, built in 1911 as a monument of Don Mariano's love for his late wife
Enjoy life's simple pleasures and breathe in the fresh air of the countryside