Angelicum College | Things to do in Iloilo City-Iloilo

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Being one of the three Angelicum Schools built in the 1970s, Angelicum School Iloilo easily eludes that ancestral vibe. What guests would easily notice upon entering the vicinity is the white and noble Lizares Mansion that is situated in an almost 2-hectare lot. It is a three-story heritage site that has a winding wooden staircase and grand bedrooms. More than just its impressive style and architecture, mystery lives in the mansion as it was believed to have become a torture chamber during the Japanese occupation. Locals and tourists flock to this establishment every December as it displays a magnificent show of lights.
Open: 7am - 5pm
Address: R4, Brgy. Jaro, Iloilo City, Iloilo
Fee: N/A
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Nearby attractions

Water World and Centennial Resort
Attraction
0.85 km away

A two-hectare property with slides as high as five and seven story buildings, Waterworld in Centennial Resort Hotel and Convention Center proves to be the newest playground for adults. It opened in 2016 and served as the first water park in the city. It has a total of 17 slides, a 222-meter river where one could simply go with the flow, a water play area for toddlers—all watched over by 30 lifeguards. Food and drinks are not allowed in the area, but one of the main highlights of Waterworld is its very own diner – Loops. Two stalls are built to fit the preferences of guests: one serving Asian cuisine, the other is Western. Explora could swear by the sumptuous feast that its topnotch chef offers. Amongst the favorites are the carbonara, southern fried chicken, and bricked oven pizza. Just make sure to try all the slides before pigging out!

The Original Biscocho Haus
Attraction
1.22 km away

For more than 40 years, the Original Biscocho Haus has been frequented by both locals and travelers from all over the world wanting to taste its wide array of delicious delicacies which include biscocho, barquillos, meringue, broas, toasted mamon, and tarts. Their signature butterscotch, a soft chewy pastry with a hint of sweetness, has also evolved through the years—from the original variant, its line now includes dates, mango, pineapple, and prunes. Upon the restoration of the flagship store, wood and steel elements, antique cabinets and accessories, Chinese pottery, and French windows were incorporated in the interiors and were later on applied to all  30 branches. Indeed, a trip to Iloilo wouldn't be complete without dropping by this pasalubong landmark! 

Nelly Garden
Attraction
1.52 km away

One of the most popular sites in Jaro, Iloilo is the grand Beaux Art mansion built in 1928—the Nelly Gardens. Its gate serves as the entrance to the celebrated past, while the lush garden area creates the perfect preview to the tall white mansion hailed as Iloilo’s Queen of Heritage Houses. Its garden area and the La Joya Hall have been repurposed and now serve as event venues. Interested parties can avail of the mansion tour (minimum of 5 persons).

Where to stay

Eon Centennial Resort Hotel & Waterpark
₱1741.00

Eon Centennial Resort Hotel and Waterpark combines leisure and adventure into one. It offers great accommodations, delectable food options, and stylish event venues.

Formerly known as Eon Centennial Resort and Convention Center, Eon Centennial Resort Hotel and Waterpark is located in Alta Tierra Village, Jaro, Iloilo City. It is now the home of Iloilo’s first waterpark, Waterworld Iloilo that provides a thrilling water adventure for everyone.

The hotel has 56 fully air-conditioned rooms complete with amenities for the convenience and comfort of every guest looking for a spacious but intimate vacation for the family or a warm and pleasant stay for travelers and businessmen.

Eon Centennial Resort Hotel and Waterpark is also an ideal venue for various events and meetings with its many function rooms that can accommodate up to 350 guests. Meeting rooms are also available to cater to smaller groups of 30-40 individuals.

Offering you signature Ilonggo hospitality matched with impeccable hotel services, Eon Centennial Resort Hotel and Waterpark will surely be your hotel experience to remember.

Casa Tentay
₱1600.00
Hotels and homes
1.06 km away

A colonial style house built in the 1920’s restored to its original beauty is the first ancestral House in the heritage district of Jaro, Iloilo City to be converted to a Bed and Breakfast . Feel the nostalgic ambiance of aged wood carvings, iron grills and machuca tiled verandah. If you want to get a feel of the past, enjoy your homey stay at CASA TENTAY.

El Haciendero Private Hotel
₱1275.00
Hotels and homes
1.13 km away

The El Haciendero is a 28 room boutique hotel located in the historic Jaro area in Iloilo City. Jaro was once the home of several Haciendero families. The hotel boasts all the necessary amenities and facilities to ensure that your stay in Iloilo is a pleasant one.

The Hotel is extremely private for its guests because of its location. And because of its small size, it does not have the large volume of people who come in and out of the building. We do our best to make sure that when the guests arrive at the hotel, they can relax and not have to deal with large crowds or business of larger hotel chains.

Getting there and around

R4, Brgy. Jaro, Iloilo City, Iloilo

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