Simara Island Attractions Part 1

Sunday, 01 February 2009 18:39 administrator Simara Island - Simara Island
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Historical Attraction, Poblacion, Corcuera
A 150-meter hike from the town plaza.

 

The remains of a Spanish Fort constructed between 1860 -1865 by San Agustin de San Pedro to ward off Muslim pirates. It is situated on a hill overlooking the town.

 

Historical Attraction, San Vicente, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle then hike.

 

A World War II battleground. In liberating Simara, Company B of the 19th Infantry, US Eighth Army, lost 10 GIs and killed 118 Japanese enemy soldiers.

 

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Natural Scenic Lookout, Barangay Tacasan, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle then hike.

 

A roadside lookout where passing inter-island shipping vessels can be viewed. The area also shelters boats during inclement weather.

 

Religious Attraction, Barangay Mangansag, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle then hike.

 

Located at the peak of Mount Anradoon, this grotto of the Immaculate Concepcion offers devotees a place to go and pray during Lenten season.

 

Natural Attraction, Barangay Mangansag, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle then hike.

 

Formed by geological and wave movement, this testis-like structure hangs along the bank of the sea.

 

Natural Attraction, Barangay Mangansag, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle

 

A beautiful beach with pristine waters.

 

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Natural Attraction, Barangay Mahaba, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle.

 

This cave features a dome-like structure that abounds in stalagmites and stalactites. There is a pool of cool water where one can swim.

 

Natural Attraction, Barangay Mahaba, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle.

 

This is a long stretch of white beaches along pristine waters north of the island.

 

Natural Attraction, Barangay Colong-colong, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle.

 

A beautiful sandy beach with pristine waters which is a popular picnic destination for local folks and returning residents.

 

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Natural Attraction, Barangay Colong-colong, Corcuera
Hire a tricycle or motorcycle.

 

This cave has plenty of stalactite and stalagmite deposits.

 

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