Monday, September 25, 2017 0
High-rise buildings starting to shimmer along the skylines in the city. CDO starting to shine bright in the Northern part of Mindanao that you’ll think it’s an illusion that tricks your eyes. Yes, it was a laidback city few years ago, but it is now the haven for culture and arts in Northern Mindanao, bringing people in the region together to delight in the best parts of life: entertainment, shopping malls, selection of good food, education, technology and style. CDO brighten up the lives of people in Northern Mindanao. It beckons the visitors of this “city of gold” with adventures, cultural heritage, world class diving sites and beach resorts in the nearby municipalities of the region that guarantees you good time you won’t soon forget.
CDO’s Notable People
CDO is home of some notable people. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Binibining Pilipinas Universe 1982 Maria Isabel Lopez. Milan Melindo, a Filipino professional boxer current IBF Light flyweight champion. Albert Pagara, currently a professional boxer under Super Bantamweight class. Together with his elder brother, Jason Pagara. Jiovani Nacawili "Jio" Jalalon, a Filipino professional basketball player who currently plays for the Star Hotshots of the PBA. Carlo Dan Lastimosa a Filipino professional basketball player for the NLEX Road Warriors of the PBA. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III, Senate President under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.
Adventure Capital of the Country
Cagayan de Oro dubbed as the Adventure Capital of the Philippines, because of its all-year round white water rafting adventure. How about Canyoneering and River Trekking at Mapawa Nature Park? or trying the first-longest multiple-course zipline in the Philippines at Jatico Extreme Adrenaline Adventure. Take your pick, Airsoft or Real Guns? Airsoft has been an addicted sport in the city including the practical firearm shooting. You can also experience waterfalling as the region has few majestic waterfalls. Not only that, how about defying gravity and fly high sliding and gliding in the air? Yes, you can now try paragliding in CDO at Sierra del Oro.
Newest Adventure Attraction
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Sinuglaw - sinuglaw is made of grilled pork belly and raw tuna dressed with a citrus and hardwood fruit grown only on the island – the sweet suwa and mealy tabon-tabon, endemic to Mindanao’s hardwood forests.
Humba ni Aling Violy - Humba is a pork stew popular in the southern part of the Philippines, and Aling Violy makes the best one in Cagayan. - Biyahe ni Drew
Baby Back Ribs - Most home grown restaurants in the city offers the best Baby Back Ribs. So don’t forget to order one when you are in CDO.
Vjandep Pastel - It is the number 1 pasalubong in CDO, Vjandep Pastel Buns has been in the business of producing the pastel since 1990. They have variety of fillings like mango, macapuno, cheese, langka, pineapple, durian, guava, strawberry, chocolate, malunggay/squasj, mocha, Bavarian, green apple, raspberry, blueberry, peanut butter, and special yema.
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- Bigby's Cafe & Restaurant - Branches: Rosario Strip, Limketkai Center, SM City, Ayala Centrio Mall, SM Downtown Premier
- Kagay-anon Restaurant - Rosario Strip, Limketkai Center
- Buffalo Resto Grill - A. Velez St. CDO
- Circa 1850 - G/F Red Planet Hotel, Claro M. Recto Avenue, CDO
- Sentro 1850 - Don Apolinar Velez St., CDO
- Boy Zugba - Corrales Ave, Barangay 27, CDO
- Cucina Higala - 222 Capistrano St, CDO
- Restaurant Damaso - 5/F, SM CDO Downtown Premier.
- Bagong Lipunan Restaurant - Don Apolinar Velez St, CDO
- Panagatan Seafoods Restaurant - Zone 3, Butuan - Cagayan de Oro - Iligan Rd, Opol, 906 Misamis Oriental
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Limketkai Luxe Hotel - Limketkai, Lapasan, CDO
Mallberry Suites Business Hotel - Osmena St, Cagayan de Oro City
N Hotel - Kauswagan Highway, CDO
1A Express Hotel - Claro M. Recto Ave, Cagayan de Oro City
GC Suites - Grand Central Building 4th Floor, Hayes St, Cagayan de Oro City
Rich Manor Pension House - Corrales Ave, Cagayan de Oro City
Red Planet - C.M. Recto Avenue, Cagayan de Oro City
Miami Inn - Vamenta Blvd, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City
The VIP Hotel - Don Apolinar Velez St, Cagayan de Oro City
G-Galyx Inn Hotel - Captain Vicente Roa Street, Cogon, Cagayan de Oro City
Country Village Hotel - Villarin St, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City