Life in Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines is simple and peaceful. It is an ideal refuge for those who wishes to escape the fast-paced life in modern cities. It owes much of its charms to a mixture of its rich history and natural beauty untrammeled by modernity and this is the reason Captivating Capiz is truly amazing.
Baybay beach and Olotayan Island have shore lines and blue waters that are exquisitely beautiful. Serving as silent witness to history are the Moro Towers located in Sitio Nipa, Brgy. Culasi, Roxas City. These half-torn structures were built to repel invading Moros and Portuges colonizer in 1814. Today, these towers stand as a reminder for people to take a short stop and look around and reminisce that meaningful and remarkable past.
If one wishes to take a glimpse of the culture, people, history and just about everything about Roxas City and Capiz as a whole, the Roxas City Museum known as “Ang Panubli-on” (meaning heritage) offers visitors the opportunity to unravel interesting mementos of the glorious past and creative works of innovative present. An imposing landmark that speaks of the Capizeños ingenuity and uniqueness.
Beyond the confines of its historical prestige, Roxas City has more to offer its people and abounding tourists as well. The Sinadya sa Halaran Festival celebrated from December 4-8, promises people of firsthand and priceless revelry of experience found in no other place. A fusion of two major festivals “Sinadya” (City) and Halaran (Province) which literally means joy in sharing and thanksgiving, it commemorates the Feast of Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion. It features spectacular and exciting events such as Seafood Festival, and the Street Dancing Parade that displays various colorful and unique costumes of participants and dancing their way in the streets. Various cultural, civic, and religious activities are also held to embody the true Capizeño spirit. Sinadya sa Halaran… Truly the Capizeño’s way of Life.
Roxas City is also ideal for conventions, seminars, conferences and socio-cultural presentations. The Roxas City Convention Hall is a fully air-conditioned building with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment. It can accomodate a maximum of 600 participants for local, national and international gatherings. A facility managed by the Gerry Roxas Foundation, which also offers services in conference management. It is creatively designed and divided into function rooms for simultaneous training events using multi-media presentations. There are lots of affordable hotels, lodging houses and inns for you to choose from when you stay in Roxas City.
Blessed with an assortment of nature’s best in this part of the world, Roxas City, Capiz is an ideal place for vacation, beach hopping, swimming and simply enjoying quality leisure time. Several hotels are conveniently located within the heart of the city that serves as second home to visitors and travelers.
For those who want to wake up to the cool ocean breeze in the morning and watch the relaxing waves late in the afternoon, resorts and villas by the sea are very much available.
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- Captivating Capiz – Information of the Capiz Province
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