Places to Visit in Dapitan City

By on March 9, 2015

Dapitan City has a share of an important history in the Philippines. It is a city with beauty and tranquility that poses a character distinct from the rest of the modern city in the country. Our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal once sheltered in this gorgeous city. The tranquility of its atmosphere made it known as the “Shrine City of the Philippines”.

Here are Place to Visit and Things to do in Dapitan City:
1. The Rizal Shrine. It’s a place where Dr. Jose Rizal in exile for four years. Although the actual houses of Rizal is reconstructed but they made sure to preserve everything they can preserve. The place is surrounded with great big trees. Definitely a must-visit historical shrine in the Philippines.


the rizal shrine in dapitan city
2. Rizal’s Landing Place. It’s clean, peaceful and a great location. Awesome sunset and a gorgeous sea in the background of the statues. It’s not the usual tourist spot, quite and close to the airport.
Rizal's Landing Place dapitan city
3. Gloria’s Fantasyland. It’s a great place to bring out kids and friends to enjoy the fun rides, shows and fireworks. Take a relaxing strong and just enjoy the moments around.
Gloria's Fantasyland dapitan
4. Dapitan City Plaza. The design is mirror to a European setting. It is dedicated to Dr. Jose Rizal. It has green landscape and awesome lights. Clean and relaxing. A great place to spend a beautiful sunset with friends and lovers.
Dapitan City Plaza
5. Ilihan Hill.
ilihan hill dapitan city

Places to Stay, Resorts, Hotel and Accommodation in Dapitan City

Dakak Park and Beach Resort. The resort is located just 30 minutes drive from the city proper. It is a world-class privately owned property in Barangay Taguilon. It’s an excellent place to unwind and relax from the busy life in the city. click here for more information
dakak park and beach resort dapitan city

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