Sights – West Mis Or

WESTERN MISAMIS ORIENTAL

  • OPOL
    • Opol Aviary (Brgy. Taboc)
    • Opol Boardwalk (Poblacion)
    • Ostrich and Crocodile Farm – onwed by Limketkai Family
    • Alejo Serina Ancestral House (Poblacion)
    • The ruins of the coralstone Our Lady of Consolation Church
    • Seaside Opol – a row of restaurants offering fresh seafoods (Tabing Dagat, Panagatan, Seablings)
  • EL SALVADOR
    • Contact: Mayor’s Office – Municipal Hall (088) 875-4034
    • Divine Mercy Shrine – a 50-ft. high statue of Divine Mercy with Meditation Chapel

    •  Asia Brewery Inc. – ABI’s largest brewery in Mindanao
  • ALUBIJID
    • Sulawan Point - a dive site; “Punta Sulawan” forms the western end of Macajalar Bay.
  • LAGUINDINGAN
    • Cueva Con Agua – also known as the Sicolon Cave, located in Sitio Sicolon, Brgy. Mauswagon; was so named due to the flowing water that pours from the walls of the cave – Water falls from the roof of the cave. Being one of the most beautiful caverns in Mindanao, the pace is being protected and maintained by the DENR.
  • GITAGUM
  • LIBERTAD
      • Initao-Libertad Protected Landscape and Seascape
  • INITAO
    • Initao Nature Park - in Brgy. Tubigan, located along the highway, 52 kms. west of Cagayan de Oro City, was made into a national park on June 21, 1963 by virtue of Republic Act No.3568. It has unique characteristics in its biological features. It is situated in an uplifted multi-level marine terrace characterized by karstic topography of irregular limestone region with sinks and caverns. It has an elevation of3.0-25.0 above sea level. Here is where the hills descend to the sea. This natural forest reserve, standing over limestone interfaced with beach forest type particularly along the coast, contains different big tree species reaching heights of 60 feet and above with diameters ranging from 20 to120 centimeters (including one over a century old) plus various kinds of bushes, shrubs, grasses and vines. The dominant tree species found in the forest are talisay gubat, tindalo, molave, margapali, bogo, bitaog, himbabao, alupag, narra, and other medicinal tree species. It also has cliffs, beaches and caves
    • Lasang Secret Adventure - within the park, new site offering different adventure packages such as zipline, boardwalk and spiral staircase; operated by the Provincial Government
    • Initao Cave - also within the park, has a unique species of bat with a cauliflower-like nose found nowhere else in the world.
    • Apas Cave 1 and 2 (Brgy. Apas)
    • St. Francis Xavier Church (Poblacion)
  • MANTICAO
  • NAAWAN
      • Lubilan Falls – located in Barangay Lubilan; moderately strong waterfall about 12 feet in height. some 15 minutes hiking to reach the place.
      • Kanapolan Falls – located in Barangay Tagbalogo; one has to go through a river path filled with large rocks that has a minimal flow of water. At the end of the path, the 20 feet high cataract can be seen running through a large dark gray solid rock. This site is occasionally where the Naawan Sangguniang Bayan gathers for an assembly.
  • LUGAIT
    • Aya-Aya Waterfalls
    • Holcim, Inc. – one of the largest cement plants in the country

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