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The fourth most populated city -with close to 2 million residents!- in the entire Philippines, Caloocan is a place that you’ll never run out of things to do in. This urban location was initially derived from the word “kalook-lookan” which can also be translated to innermost area and is the perfect example of a hustling town filled to the brim with culture, activities and Filipino heritage. Caloocan is also divided in 188 different barangays, each one more unique and special all on it’s own. Known for being safe, friendly and full of fun-filled activities, Caloocan is a city that you must visit if you’re ever in the Philippines.
Towards the finish of the eighteenth century, the fishermen of Aromahan climbed the slopes to open some specific estates in Caloocan. Despite the rough terrain of the slopes, some type of agribusiness were then conceived; and these Caloocan fishermen moved toward becoming ranchers. In 1815, Caloocan was isolated from Tondo and turned into an autonomous region. Caloocan’s unique region stretched out to the lower regions of Marikina, San Mateo and Montalban in the east, Tinejeros, Tanza and Tala Rivers in the North; San Francisco del Monte, Sampalok, Sta. Cruz as well as the border of Tondo right back in the South; and Dagat-Dagatan or Aromahan in the West. Caloocan was a piece of history, and also went well on it’s way to becoming a town with progress written in its roots.
The historic City of Caloocan is known to be one of the more popular focal points of practical monetary development throughout the Philippines, which are also inhabited by peace-cherishing and dynamic locals, living in a safe and environmentally adjusted condition, served by a legislature that puts the needs of both the country, it’s tourists and growth above anything else.
In case you're searching for a nostalgically loud, quick paced and activity filled city in the Philippines, Caloocan is perfect for you. Found just toward the north of the Metro Manilla area, Caloocan meshes with the legislative hall of Manila on the island of Luzon. What's more, with more than 1.5 million inhabitants, Caloocan is the meaning of an urban city with never ending things to do. To get around, you may pick the expressways and interstates on transports, motorbike taxicabs or even Jeepneys! Between the sky rise structures, packed city centres and swarmed neighborhoods, there are a wealth of social diamonds to be found at Caloocan.
Caloocan is also home to many spots around town that are both tourist attractions and other hidden gems. Some good places to visit whilst in Caloocan would be the Bonifacio Circle Monumento, La Mesa Watershed, San Roque Cathedral and if you have the time -Sto. Niño De Pajotan Festival!