About Dumaguete City

Dumaguete City, also known as the 'City of Gentle People,' is the capital of Negros Oriental in the Visayas region of the Philippines. The city is steeped in history, dating back to the Spanish colonial era when it was a center of commerce and culture.
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In the late 19th century, Dumaguete became a hub of education with the establishment of Silliman University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the country. This has contributed to the city's intellectual and cultural heritage, making it a lively and diverse place with a thriving arts and music scene.
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For tourists, Dumaguete offers a variety of attractions and experiences. Nature lovers can explore the nearby waterfalls, hike in the mountains, or visit Apo Island, a marine reserve and world-renowned dive site. History buffs can visit the old Bell Tower and other colonial-era landmarks, while foodies can savor the local cuisine, including seafood and sweets made from local ingredients like cacao and sugarcane.
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The city is also a hub of culture and the arts, with regular festivals and events that showcase the local music, dance, and traditional crafts. Visitors can also take a stroll along the scenic boulevard, which runs along the coastline, and admire the sunset over the sea.
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In terms of transportation, Dumaguete is easily accessible by air, with daily flights to and from major cities in the Philippines. The city is also well-connected by bus to other destinations in Negros Oriental and the Visayas region.
Overall, Dumaguete City is a charming and vibrant destination that offers something for everyone. With its rich history, natural beauty, and cultural diversity, visitors can expect an unforgettable experience when they visit Negros Oriental.
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