Iligan City is one of the progressive cities in Mindanao in fact it is a highly urbanized city. Filipinos that are living here are mostly Cebuanos. Are you familiar with Maria Cristina Falls? Written in many books and shown in most TV shows since I was a kid, Maria Cristina Falls is the pride of Iligan.
There are around 23 waterfalls in Iligan which became famous by the name “City of Majestic Waterfalls.” If you happen to visit Iligan City especially this summer and you are not yet sure about your travel list, let me help you by listing here the best tourist spots in Iligan City.
Top 10 Tourist Spots in Iligan City
1. Maria Cristina Falls
Maria Cristina Falls is the landmark of Iligan City. This is one of the major sources of power in the city and they gave it quite awesome names like “Mother of Industry” and “Fountainhead of Progress.” Visitors are only allowed to enter during Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 AM since it has been developed as the source of industrial power.
Maria Cristina Falls is located in Barangay Maria Cristina, Iligan City.
2. Anahaw Open Ampi-Theater
This is a big ampi theater which major street dancing competitions like “Kasadya” are held. You can visit this site when there are big events, or if you want to visit here just for some sightseeing feel free to visit there.
Anahaw Open Ampi-Theater is situated Buhangin Hills near City Hall 2.3 kilometers away from the City proper of Iligan.