Three popular archaeological sites in Camiguin have been declared as National Cultural Treasures (NCT) by the National Museum of the Philippines. Meanwhile, fourteen (14) ancestral houses also in Camiguin were also declared as Important Cultural Properties (ICP).

According to an article at, declared as national treasures are as follows: .

  1. Sunken Cemetery in Catarman
photo by Bert Andone

2. Old Church Ruins in Catarman

photo by Cyrix Leomar Estudillo

3. Spanish-era Moro Watchtower in Guinsiliban

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Meanwhile, the 14 ICP ancestral houses are those owned by the Borromeo, Bacut, Luspo, Neri, Nery, Nerio-Chan, Corrales, Corrales y Gamali, Francisco, Juni and Lim families, as well as those by Catalino Chan and Eleuterio Chan. Details in the link below.

Camiguin church ruins, Sunken Cemetery declared National Cultural Treasures

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