| Things To Do and
- Birthplace of Manuel Roxas, Roxas- Located
in the city proper, 2 storey hardwood and stone house
of First Philippine President Manuel Roxas, now a
- Moro Towers, Sitio Nipa, Roxas City-
Half-torn stone structures built in 1814 to repel the
invading Moros and Portuguese colonizers.
- Ang Panublion (Roxas City Museum), Roxas
City; built in 1910 as a water tank; has memorabilia
of illustrious sons and daughters of Roxas City;
collections of religious icons, artifacts and
- Mundo Dance, Tapaz dance of the mountain
tribe known as Mundo, vanishing remnants of
pre-Malayan Indonesian immigrants to Panay.
- Baybay Beach, Roxas City; 3 kilometers from
city proper; clean black sand; beach houses.
- Olutayan Island, a 30-minute pump boat ride
from Banica Terminal, Roxas City; crystal clear waters
and multi-colored fishes; beach is carpeted with tiny
crushed shells called cascaho.
- Quipot Cave, Brgy. Burias, Mambusao; a
thirty minute ride over rough road, from Mambusao
Agricultural and Technical College or around 9 km.
from the town proper; has many chambers some of which
are as big as hotel ballroom with plenty of
stalactites and stalagmites.
- Napti Island, Pan-ay; about 3 to 4 hectares
big located near Olutayan Island; has white sand,
small cave and an abundant shells for necklaces.
- Buntod Beach, Pan-ay; about a kilometer
long; located far from the inhabited section of
Pan-ay; one of the cleanest beaches in Capiz; has fine
black sand with a beach free of jellyfish all year
round; approximately ten minutes by jeepneys, cars and
tricycles from the town; accessible by speedboats or
pump boats from any point in Capiz.
- Pilar Cave, Pilar; one and a half km. from
the poblacion of jeepneys, tricycles and cars over
rough roads; one and a half km. with chambers of
varying sizes; different plants and orchids hang from
- Tucad Reef, Pilar; 10 km. from Pilar
shoreline; submarine islet of seashells and corals
topped with thin layers of sand .
- Suhot Cave, Dumalag; situated in Dumalag,
Capiz; 300 meters away from the provincial road; has a
series of interconnected caverns of different sizes.
- Igang Maayon; Tapulang, Maayon; a limestone
cave; around 7 km. away from the poblacion; 15 minutes
ride by car or jeepney.
- The Coves Of Ivisan (Bgy. Basiao & Bgy.
Baliring); White sand beach coves located 10 km or
30 minutes by jeepney, car or tricycle over rough
roads from the town proper.
- Suhoton Caves, Jamindan; has multi-layered
chambers in its vast interior.
- Pan-ay Church, Pan-ay; awe-inspiring church
of coral blocks; monument to past Spanish grandeur;
its bell cast out of 76 sacks of coins is known as the
largest in Southeast Asia.
- Dumalag Church, Dumalag; a yellow sandstone
church finished in 1872.
- Mussel Farm, Sapian; a farm of dark green
mussels located10 kilometers north of the town's
- Halaran Festival, Roxas City; depicts the
colorful history and culture of the Capizenos back to
the pre-Spanish times particularly the landing and
settlement of the Bornean datus; highlighted by
eating, drinking and dancing to the exotic beat of
drums; celebrated every first weekend of October.
- Sinadya Festival, Roxas City; showcases the
rituals and festivities of the Capizenos; highlighted
by the diana, fireworks display, grand dancing parade,
giant papier maches, processions, food festivals and
- Balintawakan Festival , Pontevedra; a
simple gathering mostly of senior citizens of
Pontevedra characterized by a "binayle" at the town's
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