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REGION 11 – SOUTHERN MINDANAO OR DAVAO REGION

The historical sites listed below are coded as follows:
(A) Prehistory
(B) Spanish Era
(C) War of Independence and U.S. Era
(D) Word War 11
(E) Modern Era

PHILIPPINE HISTORICAL SITES

DAVAO DEL NORTE

DABAW MUSEUM
- Features the cultural minorities of South Mindanao, such as the Mansaka and Bagobo. (A)

DAVAO ORIENTAL

CAPE OF SAN AGUSTIN
- Reputed to be the site of a mass by St. Francisxavier. (A)

MULTI-COLORED TOMBS, Banay-banay
- Unique tombs that are the subject of romantic legends. (B)

 

CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS SHRINES

DAVAO DEL NORTE

SAINT PETER'S CATHEDRAL, Davao
- A blend of Muslim and Christian architectural styles.

SHRlNE OF THE HOLY INFANTJESUS OF PRAGUE, Davao
- Stands on a hill behind the Davao Memorial Park.

DAVAO ORIENTAL

CARAGA CATHOLIC CHURCH, Caraga
- A 17th Century church which feature moss-covered walls, antique statues of saints and an old Spanish bell in the belfry.