Belison, Antique

Belison is a municipality in Antique province.

Attractions

  • Parish of Our Lady of Purity and Candles – an Aglipayan church (Iglesia Filipina Independiente); most Belisongnons belong to the Aglipayan religious denomination
  • Most of its land area is planted with rice, corn, coconut, and other valuable crops
  • Century-old acacia trees continue to thrive in the place
  • Mount Guinobatan – proclaimed as a municipal park with a marker on 6 March 2011; regarded by fishermen as a “palngat” (landmark) during bad weather conditions
  • Guinobatan Cave
  • Belison Beaches Marine Sanctuary
  • Barangay Buenavista – an ideal place for mountain biking

Festivals

  • Town Fiesta – 1 to 2 February
  • Guinobatan Festival – 8 to 10 March
  • Biray Festival – 1st of June; a tribute to the Virgin Mary by way of a colorful fluvial parade and a celebration down at the beach

How To Get There

  • From Manila and other big cities, Antique can be reached via RORO (Roll-On-Roll-Off). Then, jeepneys and tricycles will bring you to the municipality.
  • From the Iloilo International Airport or the Kalibo International Airport, one can easily reach Belison by riding a bus or a shuttle van.

* For more information about Belison, check its PhilAtlas profile.
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