Philippine tourist attractions
Ever been to the livable City of Davao? The metropolis is widely renowned for its successful implementation of regulations like the Smoking Ban and Pyrotechnics Ban. Individuals from outside of the area may have a ‘bad image’ attributed to the kidnappings in specific parts of Mindanao.
Thanks to kidnappings in certain parts of Mindanao, individuals outside the area usually generalize that the island, including Davao, is dangerous. In reality, the city is peaceful, an ideal place to live in. Small wonder that tourists flock here to delight in the various Philippine tourist attractions the place has to offer.
What To Expect From A City Classified As “Highly Livable”
The first thing any newcomer notices upon his arrival is the cleanliness, noticeably cleaner than any city in Manila. Next, people are aware of the stiff penalty the Anti Smoking Ordinance carries with it, so they have learned not to just puff anywhere. Amazingly, Davao has been declared smoke-free since the year 2012.
Second, you feel safe and secure knowing that necessary measures are in place. Proof – individuals with pricey devices may comfortably use them in public without fear of theft.
It’s also very evident that pawnshops seem quite relaxed in their operations unlike in Manila where they look like mini fortresses, caged in iron bars. You can easily see their glistening wares displayed in easy-to-smash glass cases.
Third, it’s needless to say that fruits, vegetables and seafood abound in this ever-so-lucky place – at very reasonable prices. Clearly, there should be no reason why anyone wouldn’t dare visit such a wonderful destination.
Besides, Davao region boasts of numerous alluring man-made and natural creations including vibrant festivities that always leave lasting memories to its visitors.
D’Bone Collector Museum – One-of-its-kind Attraction in the Philippines
A must-see because there’s no other attraction like this anywhere in the country. It was founded in 2012 by American bone collector, owner and at the same time curator Darrell D. Blatchley.
This establishment takes pride in its collection of more than 200 well-preserved skeletons of various animal species from different environments. Such range from plains, shallow seas and reefs, tropical rain forests, lowlands, and arid regions, including the skeletal remains of two rare sperm whales.
One of them is a 41-foot (12.4 meters) long sperm whale – the largest species of toothed whale being displayed at the center of the Museum.