Sweet, sweet smiles! Those are what you are in for if you visit Bacolod City in the province of Negros Occidental. Located in Western Visayas region, Bacolod is dubbed as the City of Smiles and quite suitably because it also happens to be the Sugar Capital of the Philippines, being at the center of the nation’s sugar-producing district.

Bacolod is among the top travel destinations in the country, offering a laid-back feel with charming cultural and historical sights, plus equally scenic natural attractions nearby. The Bacolod Public Plaza and San Sebastian Cathedral are two must-see landmarks taking over the downtown area. Meanwhile, to enjoy a glimpse of the city’s storied past and Negrense heritage, check out Negros Museum that’s just nearby.

For a nature trip, you may go beyond Bacolod City and towards its equally beautiful neighbor towns like Murcia, where you can find the famed Mambukal Mountain Resort. Otherwise, impress yourself further by hopping on a boat and visiting Lakawon Island, Guimaras Island, or Iloilo for a different kind of experience.

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