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If you’ve never been to the greenest and cleanest city in Western Visayas, then clearly you’re missing out.

Roxas City in the small province of Capiz is an ever-evolving city that takes its pride in its marine life. It may not be a go-to destination for most people but there are still quite a several places you can visit and plenty of activities to do.

Here we list some of the most picture-perfect tourist spots in Roxas City.

Manuel Roxas Ancestral House – Given that the city is named after the 4th Philippine President and Capiz native, Manuel A. Roxas, it is only fitting that one of the famous Capiz tourist spots is his ancestral house. A Spanish-inspired stone house, this historical site might not be as grand as some, but visitors will be able to get a sense of what it is like growing up in that era.

24 Hours in Capiz: What to Do and Where to Go for a Day - ClickTheCity
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Baybay Beach – Just a few minutes’ drive from the city proper, you’ll be able to see a stretch of fine dark-colored sand. It is quite popular even amongst the locals since the beach is quite big. Visitors can either go swimming or just chill by the beach and watch the sunset.

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Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus – Situated on top of a hill is a 132 ft statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus – presumed to be the tallest in the country. Visitors and locals alike go there not just to light a candle or attend mass, but also to enjoy the breathtaking view that it has of the city. 


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The Ruins of Alcatraz – This may be quite different from everything on this list. However, there’s no denying that The Ruins of Alcatraz in Sitio Nipa, Roxas City is hauntingly beautiful with its naturally weathered façade beside the beach. It is said that the ruins are a remnant of an unfinished resort.


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Palina Greenbelt Ecopark – Palina Greenbelt Ecopark is perfect for those who want to spend a quiet relaxing time in the great outdoors. Visitors can cruise around the crystal clear waters of Palina River where you can also see mangroves and fish ponds. You can even have lunch in the many floating restaurants. 

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Olotayan Island – About an hour out of Roxas City, a visit to Capiz wouldn’t be complete without visiting its “little Boracay”. Visitors can find some of the best and serene natural scenes that are of course picture-perfect.


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A trip to Roxas City may not be your priority. Nevertheless, it is a trip worth going to. There are still quite a number of tourist spots within and outside the city that are waiting to be captured through the lens and shared.

So, make your way now to Roxas City to enjoy and experience what the Seafood Capital of the Philippines has to offer. While you’re there, make your trip all the more memorable by staying in any of RedDoorz Roxas City hotels. We offer the best and most affordable accommodation in the market that you will find. 

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