Explore Davao City’s cultural attractions and historical landmarks on this half-day private tour of the Crown Jewel of Mindanao. You will visit iconic places such as Magsaysay Park, Lon Wah Buddhist Temple, Cacao City, Pasalubong Center, Cheese Farmhouse, Sangguinan ng Davao, Peace Pact Monument, San Pedro Church, China Town, and Bahay ni Digong and Apo ni Lola. Planned over a comfortable 5-hour time frame, this tour includes a chauffeur-driven vehicle, a tour guide, and hotel pick up and drop off points within Davao City.
Magsaysay Park is where the popular tourist attraction Kadayawan Village is located. The village features life-size exhibits of the indigenous and ethnic tribes in Davao, giving you a glimpse of their way of life during the pre-colonial period. Next, you will go to the Lon Wah Buddhist Temple, the biggest of its kind in Mindanao, with walls made out of Italian marble slabs, wood carvings featuring the life of Buddha, and a gold image of a Kuan Yin, a Buddhist goddess of mercy symbolizing compassion.
Afterward, you will proceed to the Pasalubong Center where souvenir items of local products are sold. Look out for a shop called Cacao City, which as the name suggests carries Davao make cacao derived chocolate goodies. Tickle your tastebuds some more at the Malagos Cheese Farmhouse, where artisanal cheese like feta, ricotta, and goat’s cheese are produced and sold to visitors.
It’s time to set foot on important landmarks in the city starting with the Sanggunian ng Davao, where the municipal hall has been declared an official historical site in 2012. You’ll then proceed to the Peace Pact Monument, a structure that commemorates the peaceful coexistence between indigenous and migrant people of Davao. Right around the corner is the San Pedro Cathedral, a church built in 1847 in the Neo-Gothic style of architecture, and the oldest in the city. Before capping off the tour, you’ll visit the bustling China Town where the Filipino Chinese community can be found. Finally, you’ll head over to Bahay ni Digong and App ni Lola, which is where President Duterte resides.
Explore important Davao City landmarks on this hassle-free half-day tour of the city. Check availability by choosing a date.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.