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JALLECA HILLS SHRINE

The country’s tallest shrine is more than 300 steps and 104 meters above sea level. The city’s  most imposing landmark located in Brgy. Mantahan is one of the most visited by foreign visitors and marian devotees.

MAASIN CATHEDRAL

The 17th Century Maasin church has withstood the test of time and trials of wind and fire but survived to reflect the people’s steadfast faith. The diocesan seat since 1968, the Maasin Cathedral shares the history and significance of Don Anatalio Gaviola plaza, a city landmark.

MONTE CUEVA

Philantrophists Odong and Loring chung’s extraordinary donation to a grateful Diocese of Maasin offers refuge to pilgrims and devotees. A 30 foot  Marian icon perches from a highland over the Via Crucis and Resurrection. A chapel within the cave is the coup-de-grace to the natural wonder, situated 2 kms. From the city proper.

SAN FRANCISCO JAVIER SHRINE

A miraculous chapel  400 meters above sea  level in Brgy. Hanginan, 6 kms. From the city proper. The hour-long uphilltrek to the top thru a follage of the trees and wild shrubs is worth every petition granted or a prayer answerd.

CAGNITOAN (GUINSUHOTAN CAVE, FALLS & LAGOON)

One of the most prestine ECO-Detination in Maasin City. Cave, Falls and Lagoon are the main attraction of this sites but aside from it, variety of flora and fauna are also present; to add its natural beauty.

MAASIN CITY ZOO

The only Animals Sanctuary of Region 8.Consist with lions, tigers, camels, crocodiles and other animals not found in the Philippines. For study tours, Lakbay-aral or just plain sight seeing.

ABIERA MUSEO D’ART

Tourists’ must-see of a rare collection of artifacts,antique,paintings, preserved animals, coins, gems and historical relics, privately owned by the Abiera Family of Barangay Tunga-tunga  in the heart of the city.