Philippines - Davao


Fertile vallays, rolling hills, lush foliage and sparkling beaches are the backdrop against which the city of Davao is set. The center of trade and tourism on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, Davao also boasts of a history of ethnic diversity, marking it one of the most versatile destinations any guest to the Philippines is likely to visit.

Davao's position as the melting pot of Mindanao makes it one of the best destinations to view and better understand the cultural diversity of southern Philippines

The Davao Museum at insular Village, Lanang, is a repository of tribal art, costumes and jewelries, as well as works of art that include paintings, sculotures and ceramics. Nearby is the T'Boli Weaving center, where tribal women demonstrata the traditional skills needed to weave the native cloth knownb as T'nalak. At the Ladislawa Garden village in Buhangin is the Ford Academy of Art, a leading center ofr arts and culture showcasing the works or school of expression of the region's local artsts.

On San Pedro Street is the San Pedro Cathedral, the city's oldest church, nameed after the Romam Catholic  Sanint Peter. The church was built in 1847 during the Spanish period; the original is preserved in the right wing of the Cathedral.

Golf is another favorite pastime of Davao city residents, Access to the exclusive Apo Golf and Country Club, Lanang Golf and Country Club, New Davao City Golf Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, Golf Masters Sports Club