Must visit in Puerto Princesa City
[Credit: bankokattractions.com] White Sand Beach

Puerto Princesa is located in Palawan but an independent city. It is one of the few cities in the Philippines that is highly urbanize. The city has been awarded as one of the cleanest and greenest cities in the Philippines. As you heard the name Palawan, beaches and adventure awaits you. This city will give you thrills from their zipline, caves and breathtaking underground river.

Traveling far is a good idea but what should you expect in Puerto Princesa? Here are the top places you must visit within the City.

The Subterranean River
[Credit: user:Glennjarz / Wikipedia] Underground River in Puerto Princesa

This one is well known, a must visit place in the city. This is located in Saint Paul mountain range on the west side of Palawan, approximately 50 km north from the city.

In 2010, it has been known that the cave has a second floor which means there are waterfalls inside, rock formations, deep water holes in the rover, river channels, marine cultures and deep caves by the environmentalist and geologist. They also found a dome above the Subterranean River having 300 meters (980 ft). The river is one of the protected areas in the Philippines and governed by DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources) as well as the City of Puerto Princesa. It was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 and one of Ramsar Wetland Site in 2012 and announced to be one of the New7wonders of Nature.

Palawan Baywalk Park
[Credit: puertoprincesa.ph] The City Baywalk at Night

This is a good place for you to unwind and enjoy the view of the ocean. The baywalk has benches, food stalls and has lined up palm trees. There are also restaurants that serve seafood! It is an own version of a baywalk in the city, similar to the Naga Baywalk in Cebu located in Brgy. Matiaga, Puerto Princesa City.

The World War II Museum
[Credit: puertoprincesa.com] World War II vehicle

This is situated in Rizal Ave., Brgy. Bancao-bancao. It is a museum that cherishes histories, and this one's for theWorld War ll. The names who fought against Japanese were on the wall and belonged to the Special Battalions. There are facts and figures in the museum that will give you knowledge from history. The typewriter and stenography was claimed to be used by Gen. Douglas McArthur in Manila. There are also rusting guns and ammunition, old vehicles, old paper denominations from Worl War ll and miniature war planes and ships.

Ugong Rock
[Credit: Gilda Fadrillan / Facebook.com] Ugong Rock Adventure

Love adventures like rappelling, zip lining, and spelunking? This one's for you, it is a spot located in Purol Pagkakaisa, Brgy. Tagabinet. Their zipline offers a 71 meter drop, which will excite you while the limestone karts and spelunking will take your breath away because of the natural beauty.

Love adventures like rappelling, zip lining, and spelunking? This one's for you, it is a spot located in Purol Pagkakaisa, Brgy. Tagabinet. Their zipline offers a 71 meter drop, which will excite you while the limestone karts and spelunking will take your breath away because of the natural beauty.

References

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