Visit Queen City of the South
Iloilo City is the capital of the province of Iloilo, which is located in the southern part of Panay island in Western Visayas. It faces the island of Guimaras thus making the Iloilo Strait a natural harbor and safe anchorage for ships. It is a highly urbanized city but still with a touch of rural life.
Iloilo’s rich heritage is showcased in multifarious festivals celebrated in the city and various towns of the province. Dubbed as the “Province of Festivals“, Iloilo is proud of its nationally acclaimed Dinagyang Festival, together with smaller but similarly riveting festivities in the province, blends the pagan and the Christian in a street dance masquerade honoring Sto. Nino.
Iloilo serves as the gateway to the region. It is a stopover for tourists heading to the beaches of Boracay and Palawan and the nearby provinces of Guimaras, Antique, Capiz, and Aklan. And it is a must place to travel with: