"I LoVe PALAWAN!" Province of Palawan by janbonivic

Province of Palawan Travel Guide: 1,331 reviews and 4,487 photos

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The Official Site of the Province of Palawan


Palawan consists of the following municipalities:

ABORLAN

AGUTAYA

ARACELI

BUSUANGA - Main Attraction: Calauit Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary

CORON - Main Attractions: Island Hopping, Wreck Diving

BALABAC

BATARAZA

BROOKE'S POINT

CAGAYANCILLO - Main Attraction: The UNESCO World Heritage Site Tubbataha Reefs National Marine Park

CULION

CUYO

DUMARAN

EL NIDO

KALAYAAN

LINAPACAN

MAGSAYSAY

NARRA - Main Attractions: Estrella Falls, Rasa Island (home of endangered Philippine Cockatoo and several species of birds), Arena Island (nesting site of Hawksbill and Green Turtles)

QUEZON - Main Attraction: Tabon Caves

RIZAL

ROXAS

SAN VICENTE

SOFRONIO ESPANOLA

TAYTAY

PaLaWaN is the home of 2 UNESCO Sites:

THE PUERTO PRINCESA SUBTERRANEAN RIVER NATIONAL PARK
: Popularly known as the "UNDERGROUND RIVER", it is believed to be the longest (8.2 km) navigable underground river in the world.
: Currently the PHILIPPINES' bet for the NEW 7 WONDERS of NATURE


THE TUBBATAHA REEFS NATURAL PARK
: The purely marine World Heritage Site in Southeast Asia
: This 97,000-hectare marine park is home to no less than:
- 615 species of fish
- 360 species of corals
- 79 species of algae
- 7 species of sea grass
- 11 species of sharks
- 12 species of dolphins & whales
- over 100 species of birds

Puerto Princesa City... dubbed as "City within a Forest", is famous for:

- Iwahig Penal Farm
- Mitra's Ranch
- Baker's Hill
- Butterfly Garden
- Crocodile Farm
- Baywalk
- Immaculate Conception Cathedral
- Plaza Cuarel
- Palawan Museum

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