JAPANESE TUNNEL: Exploring Davao City’s Recent Past

Name: D’JAPANESE TUNNEL Family Resort and Restaurant
Location: Pan-Philippine Hiwgway, Talomo, Davao City
Activity: Eat, Swim, Tour, Check In

The 300-meter long tunnel was discovered by the landowners while excavating the area in preparation for a hotel’s construction. Passageways, rooms, armaments and other artifacts were discovered inside the tunnel. It was later confirmed that the tunnel was dug out by war prisoners by order of the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War.

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Mt. Puting Bato: Samal Island’s Highest Peak traverse Canibad Beach

Name: Mount Puting Bato
Location: Brgy. Guilon, Island Garden City of Samal
Activity: Hiking, Sightseeing

Mt. Puting Bato is a popular dayhike destination for the outdoor enthusiasts of Davao. It stands at 1755 feet Above Sea Level and it so named because of the characteristically white limestone wall. Although this white facade of the mountain has been obscured by vegetation, it remains a prominent feature of the island; its white peak visible in some parts of Davao City.

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