Dunque Hill located in Upper Malubog in the Municipality of Manticao is the highest point in the western part of Misamis Oriental. A popular religious site during the Holy Week, it has since been called “Mt. Sinai”.

The top is more or less 8 kilometers from Barangay Tuod, the nearest populated village which is about 12 kilometers from the town proper. It is also near where telecommunication towers are built.

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photo by PC Rookie

A marker is put up at the top as shown below.

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photo by Richard John Deloso

A small chapel was also built onsite for religious pilgrims doing the “Station of the Cross” during Holy Week particularly on Good Friday.

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photo by Irene Gutang

The area is also very accessible but it’s quite far from the town proper and you need strong legs for the long hike.

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photo by Irene Gutang

Due to increased trekkers abd visitors, a large “nest” was put up at the site.

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photo by Irene Gutang
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photo by Richard John Deloso

At certain times, the area is enveloped by fog which gives you a “heavenly” experience at the top.

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photo by Richard John Deloso
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photo by Richard John Deloso
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photo by Richard John Deloso
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At Mt. Sinai, you can view both sunrise and sunset…

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photo by Usbaw Manticao
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photo by Usbaw Manticao
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photo by Usbaw Manticao

Before going to the site, make a visit to the Municipal Tourism Office for proper guidance.

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