CAMPANARIO DE DUMAGUETE, Negros Oriental - a Travel Guide

Campanario de Dumaguete
You must include the Campanario de Dumaguete or Dumaguete Belfry in your list of the must visit places in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. It is the oldest bell tower in Visayas and one of the historical markers in the province. It was built to monitor and warn the locals of any danger. Standing beside the St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral and in front of the city's Rizal Park, it is very accessible from and to any points in the city. Having said that, it is one of the most visited landmark in the city.


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The Dumaguete Belfry has a historical marker that says: "The Campanario de Dumaguete was built upon one of the four original massive watchtowers that parish priest Don Jose Manuel Fernandez de Septien built in the 1760s to discourage Moros from pillaging the town. The two layers, which are now known as the belltower or the campanario, were added during the administration of Fray Juan Felix dela Encarnacion in 1867.

WHERE TO STAY IN DUMAGUETE CITY, NEGROS ORIENTAL:
Antwet Backpacker's Inn, near Metrobank in front of the capitol
Ph: 09222974134

HOW TO GET TO NEGROS ORIENTAL:
Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines have regular flights from Manila to Dumaguete City.

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