Iloilo City is the provincial capital of Iloilo, on the island of . While it is considered a highly urbanized city with a government separate from the province, Iloilo City is fundamentally the economic, cultural, educational and tourist center of Iloilo.

Landmarks in the Area

Jaro Cathedral, formally Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral and the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Candles, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jaro. is situated 3 km north of Iloilo. Photo: Kguirnela, CC BY 2.5.

The Saint Vincent Ferrer Seminary, also known as San Vicente Ferrer Seminary, was founded in 1869 and is the first institution of higher education in the . is situated 3 km north of Iloilo. Photo: Humadapnon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Rabosajr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Iloilo River Esplanade is an esplanade along Iloilo River in Mandurriao, , that was opened on August 18, 2012. is situated 2 km west of Iloilo. Photo: Cpparreno, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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