Top 10 Places to Visit in Bacolod City

By on March 11, 2015

Bacolod is known as the City of Smiles. It is one of the most populous city in the Country and the Capital of Negros Occidental. It celebrates its annual MassKara Festival every third week of October.

Top Places to Visit and Things To Do in Bacolod City

1. Mambukal Mountain Resort. In the lake, you can rent a boat and paddle. This is a huge resort and there are several pools. The Mambukal Mountain Resort is about 2 hours driving distance from Bacolod City.
mambukal mountain resort bacolod city

2. Laguerta Home of the Vintage Glasses Museum. It displays and exquisite personal collection of over a thousand glasses. The place has a vibrant aura. You should come visit the place.
Home of glass museum bacolod city
3. San Sebastian Cathedral. The Cathedral is one of the most notable landmark in the City that you shouldn’t miss visiting. The church has an amazing interior.
san sebastian cathedral bacolod city
4. Negros Forest and Ecological Foundation Biodiversity Conservation Center. Get to see some of the rare and endemic fauna. Bring your kids along. I’m sure they’ll have a great time learning and discovering.
Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation Biodiversity Conservation Center
5. Capitol Lagoon Park. The park features a sculpture of a woman standing alongside with the water buffalo while the other, a man is pulling another water buffalo. The park is a favorite venue for some of the most popular activities like aerobics, jogging, arnis & martial arts practice and school dance rehearsals.
Capitol Lagoon Park

Other Place you shouldn’t miss to visit are:
6. Butterfly Sanctuary at Mambukal Resort
7. North Negros National Park
8. Dizon-Ramos Museum
9. Panaad Stadium
10. The New Government Center.

Don’t forget to visit the famous, “The Ruins” in Talisay, Negros Occidental. It is just about 20 minutes driving distance.
mambukal mountain resort bacolod city 2

the ruins talisay occidental negros

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