Roxas Capiz Top Attractions Half-Day Tour with Lunch & Transfers

Roxas Capiz Top Attractions Half-Day Tour with Lunch & Transfers
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Tour starts
Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines
Duration
5 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Languages:
English, Tagalog
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Description

Get to know the best of the capital of Capiz province with this half-day tour of Roxas City. Tailored for history buffs and sightseeing enthusiasts, this excursion is the perfect option for those looking for a quick tour of this destination. 

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Roxas City and taken straight to the first stop in Capiz, the Sta. Monica Church, also called “Church of Pan-ay.” This Roman Catholic church is often visited for its famous bell called Dako Nga Lingganay. It is believed to be one of the biggest Christian bells in Asia, standing at seven feet in diameter and five feet in height and weighing at 10,400 kilograms. 

What made this bell unique is the fact that it was made of 70 sacks of gold coins donated by the people of Pan-ay. The bell is so big that it can be heard from seven kilometers away. The church is open to the public daily and is built from coral stones and follows a Baroque-style architecture.

Another religious site you will be visiting is the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The gigantic statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which measures 132 feet, is presumed to be the tallest shrine in the Philippines. It was completed in 2015 and has since become a stop for Catholics, especially during the Lenten season.

From there, you will make your way to Panublion Museum which will bring you back to the past of the historic city. It is distinct because it is housed in a water tank built in 1910. The museum displays exhibits showcasing historical and cultural artifacts some dating back to the 16th century.

After the educational tour at Ang Panublion Museum, you will go strolling along Roxas City Bandstand before making your way to the Provincial Capitol for some photo-ops in front of the building. You will then be taken to the Immaculate Conception Metropolitan Cathedral. Founded in 1707 by the Augustinian missionaries, the church has stood witness to most of the significant historical events of the province. 

From there, you will head next to the Banica Dried Fish Market, where you can indulge in fresh and budget-friendly seafood to bring home to your family and loved ones. You will also visit the shops of Spanggo and Panulce to try out several of the local dishes. 

To cap off your half-day tour, you will be taken to the long stretch of Baybayin beach which houses several seafood restaurants. You can try out the locals’ dishes made from fresh fish, prawns, crabs, scallops, oysters, and other kinds of seafood. Enjoy the beach view with dark-colored sand while digging into your food. 

Get introduced to the iconic sites of Roxas City, Capiz on this half-day tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

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Included

Roxas Capiz City day tour
Visit Panay Church, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Panublion Museum, Roxas City Bandstand, Provincial Capitol, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Banica Dried Fish Market, Spanggo Foods Cafe and Pasalubong Center, and Baybay
Complimentary bottled water
Local driver guide
Free hotel pick-up and drop off within Roxas City

Activities

Culture, Arts and Historical Tour
Food and Culinary
Sightseeing

What to bring

Camera, Phone, Charger, and Power Bank
Extra Money in Philippine Peso Currency
Personal Drinking Water and or Snacks
Personal Sanitizing Alcohol and Facemask
Covid 19 Vaccination Card and Valid ID
Personal Medicine

Good to know

This is a private tour. Meals are not yet included. Activities not indicated are to be paid on site should guests want to avail themselves. In any case that one tourist attraction is not available, you will be brought to an alternate tourist destination.

Children Friendly: Children 0-3 are free of charge.

Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: There are no extreme activities included in this experience.

Pick-up time is at 8:00 AM or 1:00 PM Philippine Standard Time from any hotel within the vicinity of Roxas City. To change the pick-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.

The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 24 hours before your original subject to approval.

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