Information about Bohol Provincial Capitol
Photo by Provincial Government of Bohol
The Provincial Capitol houses the seat of the provincial government of Bohol. The old capitol building, which was damaged by an earthquake that struck Bohol in 2013, has been replaced with the new Bohol Capitol Building, which was inaugurated in February 2019.
The new Bohol Capitol Building is also considered to be the biggest government building in the entire Central Visayas. The building’s architecture features the classic look of the provincial capitol but sports a more contemporary design. It is powered by solar panels and has its own sewage treatment facility, a public address system, and CCTV cameras.
The new four-story structure houses the governor’s office on the second floor, while the third floor is for the vice governor’s office, the board members’ office, session hall, and provincial agriculture office.
The building also comprises 48 office spaces, a session hall for its Sanggunian Panlalawigan (Provincial Board), ceremonial hall, viewing hall, fine-dining room, conference room, and viewing deck at the rooftop. Its parking area is large enough for dozens of vehicles and motorcycles.
Best time to visit
The capitol is open to the public all year round. It is open from Mondays to Fridays from 8 AM to 5 PM.