Tacloban City is the commercial center of Eastern Visayas, a region composed of three major beautiful islands: Samar, Leyte and Biliran. Samar is well-known for its amazing caves, rivers and rock formations, while Leyte and Biliran are famous for their pristine islets and white beaches. Though Tacloban, which is a highly urbanized city, doesn’t have the best natural tourist attractions, like huge caves and powdery white-sand beaches, the city is one of the places in Eastern Visayas every tourist shouldn’t miss to explore.
Through Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport (the biggest airport in Region 8), Tacloban is considered as the main gateway by air to any place in Eastern Visayas. Tourists from around the globe would probably set foot in the city when they travel to any place in the region.
Tacloban offers its own unique attractions and activities both for local and foreign tourists. You can even stay for weeks or months to explore this city dubbed as the City of Hope. So if you are thinking of what to do and where to go when you’re in Tacloban City, here are 12 things you can do within the city and nearby towns. [Read more…]