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REGION 12 – CENTRAL MINDANAO

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

COTABATO

PIKIT FORT, Pikit
- An old Spanish fort and a lasting reminder of history past. (B)

SARANGANI

AYUB CAVES, Maitum
- Ancient pottery dating back to 500 B.C., has been found here. (A)

GLAN
- Site of the first pioneering settlement headed by Tranquiline Ruiz, Sr. from Luzon in 1914. (D)

CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS SHRINES

COTABATO

NEW ISRAEL, Kidapawan
- Home to a religious sect, the Moncadista, and famous for its tame monkeys.

COTABATO CITY

TAMONTAKA CHURCH, Cotabato
- Built in 1872 of Spanish architecture.

OUR LADY OF LOURDES GROTTO, Cotabato
- A replica of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in France.