Zamboanga Vacations & Travel Packages!
A highly urbanized city located in Philippines, Zamboanga is the industrial and commercial center of the Zamboanga Peninsula Region. The city has earned the moniker of 'Asia's Latin City' because of its old colonial edifices that are reminders of Spanish colonial era. In the city, especially in its downtown area, tourists are highly guarded by the military and police. Zamboanga is replete with a number of shopping malls, towering commercial buildings, restaurants, and other tourist attractions.
Places of Interest in Zamboanga
Fort Pilar Shrine and Museum
One of the most splendid fortresses in Philippines, Fort Pilar Shrine and Museum is a 1635 Spanish garrison. The fort houses the shrine of the Lady of the Pillar of Zaragoza. Tourists can also visit the museum inside showcasing artifacts from the sunken Grifim galleon, fishing tools, houseboats, musical instruments, and indigenous marine life in the city.
Pasonanca Natural Park
An excellent place to visit for nature lovers, Pasonanca Natural Park offers lush surroundings and the tall trees making the park ideal for visitors seeking comfort from their busy lives. The park has an aviary, a flower garden, and natural pools for everyone. Pasonanca is also home to 600 different species of orchids.
Also named as R.T. Lim Boulevard, Cawa-Cawa Boulevard offers visitors to enjoy fascinating view of sunset. Visitors can also enjoy several other activities such as jogging, running, picnicking, and hanging out with loved ones.