GENERAL INFORMATION (NEGROS ORIENTAL)
- The town’s Church of St. Andrew took 50 years to build and was completed in 1853.
- Ruins of Spanish-era watchtowers can still be seen in Buswang and near the mouth of the Amlan River while two others can be seen in Brgy. Calo and near the school building of Ayuquitan.
- The three-tiered Naibid Falls (Brgy. Jantianon)
- Tambojangin River
- A Spanish fort is located at the shoreline of Brgy. Tampocon II.
- Karalaon Bird Sanctuary
- Mabato Caves (Brgy. Mabato)
- The postcard pretty Pagsalsalan Twin Falls.
- The town’s old coral Church of St. Augustine of Hippo faces the sea and was built in 1865. It has a unique altar (with gold-leafing and painted friezes) and a pipe organ built in 1894 at Zaragoza (Spain) through the effort of its first parish priest, Fr. Joaquin Soriano. Spanish-era vestments and missalettes are on display and its old bell tower, the tallest in the province, was used as a lookout to warn town folks of pirates. The church is now listed as a national cultural treasure.
- The Negros Oriental Arts and Hertage Workshop manufactures export-quality stone craft furniture, jewel boxes and fashion accessories. Nearby is a sinamay weaving center.
- Talisay Beach Park
- The Central Azucarera de Bais, a pioneer sugar mill established in 1918, was the first of two sugar centrals put up by Tabacalera (Compania General de Tabacos de Filipinas) in the country. It manufactures paper from bagasse (waste product of sugar manufacture). Its Casa Grande was where Commonwealth Pres. Manuel L. Quezon and his cabinet stayed, en route to Australia. It also houses some old Baldwin locomotives.
- The Church of St. Nicolas of Tolentino houses two of the oldest bells in the province. One is inscribed with the year 1890.
- Canomay Beach
- Lag-it Beach is a mangrove station for migratory birds
- Mapao White Beach
- Sandbar Beach
- Talabong Mangrove Island has 14 different species of mangroves and is a birdwatcher’s paradise, being home to several colorful species of kingfishers. Long boardwalks through the sanctuary provide a perfect platform for observing the island’s various flora and fauna.
- Off the coast of the city, at Tanon Strait between Negros and Cebu, playful dolphins and several species of cetacean whales could be sighted, putting up a delightful show for the inquisitive and gleeful audience. Educational dolphin and whale-watching trips can be had in Capinahan port on vessels (Dolphin I & II) with a marine biologist and spotter on board. Contact Office of the Mayor, Tel: 541-5161 & 541-5001. Fax: 541-5285. Ideal months are May and September.