Learn about the rich heritage of Capiz and explore Roxas City on this private tour. This Western Visayas province will amaze you with its cultural attractions; from the Spanish-era Sta. Monica Church to the biggest church bell in Asia. This tour is perfect for history-lovers and travelers who want to discover new places and learn about Philippine history
This package will take you on a Roxas City Heritage Tour. You will visit the Panublion Museum, Pueblo de Panay, Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sta. Monica Church, and the Panay Bell. You will also stop by the Banica Dried Fish Market, Baybay Beach, and Kapis Atbp Shellcraft.
The trip starts when you are picked up at your accommodation in Roxas City. Your tour guide will meet you and brief you about the day’s activities.
Your first stop will be the Panublion Museum. The name means “guardian of precious things” in the local language. The museum has exhibits that depict the city’s rich heritage and culture. You will find fascinating artifacts and memorabilia, including the former president Manuel Roxas’s tux and shoes.
After the museum visit, you will head to Pueblo de Panay. This 670-hectare project serves as a testament to how far the city has gone in terms of development. This multi-use center has a shopping, residential, and business district. Explore the pueblo to get a taste of the local culture. While there, you can drop by the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Next, you will head to Sta. Monica Church, a Spanish-era monument frozen in time. The church was established more than a century ago and was reconstructed and repaired over the years. Marvel at its European-inspired façade and the intricate carvings of its exterior.
Just a few meters from the church is Panay Bell, the biggest bell in Asia. It was made from hundreds of kilos of coins donated by locals. Take your camera and snap a photo of this remarkable landmark.
After the historical and cultural tour in Roxas City, you can go on a leisurely stroll along the dark sand beach of Baybay to relax and unwind. Dip your feet in the warm waters lapping the shore for a refresher.
Cap off your day tour with a trip to the Banica Dried Fish Market and Kapis Atbp Shellcraft. Roxas, Capiz is the famed Seafood Capital of the Philippines, so expect to find a wide selection of delectable dried fish at Banica. Kapis Atbp Shellcraft sells capiz shell ornaments and decors. Take this chance to buy souvenirs before heading back to your accommodation.
Discover the rich heritage and culture of Roxas City, Capiz by booking this private day tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs can be limited.