Iloilo City History & Sightseeing Half-Day Tour with Transfers

Iloilo City History & Sightseeing Half-Day Tour with Transfers
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Go around Iloilo City with this half-day history and sightseeing tour around the City of Love’s most popular historical and cultural attractions. This guided 5-hour tour includes two-way hotel transfers as well as entrance fees to local heritage sites.

To start off your tour, you’ll be visiting the business district of Jaro. You’ll reach a small street lined with trees including an old banyan (balete) tree where you’ll see Casa Mariquit, the oldest ancestral home in the province. Casa Mariquit is a two-story property that belonged to the prominent Javellana and Lopez families of Iloilo. 

Next, you’ll visit Jaro Cathedral Church. This 200-year-old church is the very first National Shrine in the Visayas and Mindanao region, so this place has a very special significance for the people of Iloilo City. Take the opportunity to pay homage to the miraculous image of the Lady of Candles.

From the church, you’ll be doing a running tour of the so-called Millionaire’s Row, a posh district where you’ll see the mansions that belong to the province’s wealthiest families.

More historical adventures await you at Casa Real, the old capitol building of Iloilo; Fort San Pedro, the city’s first frontier; and Muelle Loney, Iloilo’s river wharf. You’ll also come across General Luna Street, which is surrounded by notable structures like the University of San Agustin and University of the Philippines-Visayas.

The city has more old structures that have withstood the test of time, that will leave you in awe as you admire the beauty of Molo Mansion, a historic house turned souvenir shop, and Molo Church, which was built in 1831 in neo-Gothic style.

Take a stroll along the Esplanade, a beautifully landscaped promenade with a nice view of the riverside. Then check out Biscocho Haus and Deocampo’s Bakery, which are both go-to shops offering the best local delicacies in town.

Explore Iloilo City’s history and culture with a visit to magnificent churches, houses, and other notable structures with this tour. Check the booking availability by choosing a date.


Air-Conditioned Vehicle
Local Driver Guide
Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off within Iloilo
Tour Insurance
Entrance Fee to Casa Mariquit


City Tours
Culture, Arts and Historical Tour

What to bring

Personal Medicines
Jacket or Umbrella (During Rainy season)
Extra Towel

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- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.

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