The oldest church in the city way back in 1556, when the Jesuits first set foot in Ormoc that marks the prelude to centuries of Christian evangelization in Ormoc. A month after Ormoc became a municipality on Feb. 26, 1834, the Ormoc Catholic Parish with Saints Peter and Paul as its patron was formally inaugurated. […]
The Veteran’s Park was constructed in the early 1990’s in honor of the Filipino soldiers who fought for the liberation of Leyte and the Philippines.
A beautiful monument can be found at the Ormoc City public cemetery which is set atop the mass grave of the victims of the Ormoc flash flood in November 5, 1991. More than 20 years have passed since the tragic event that took nearly 8,000 lives. It is also known that there is but an […]
An impressive memorial marker put up by the Nagoya and Gifu Prefectures as a token of friendship of Japanese and Filipinos in the aftermath of World War II. It is situated in one of the city’s picturesque hills overlooking Ormoc Bay, Carlota Hills in Brgy. Can-adieng. Japanese visitors frequented this area in memory of their […]
The Centennial Marker was erected in 1998 to commemorate the 100th year independence of the Philippines. One gets a good view of the bay, the port and the plaza from this vantage point. It is a favorite rendezvous for the young and old alike for picnic, leisurely strolls on its verdant lawn.
The residence of Cong. Dominador Tan was one of the most beautiful scenery in Ormoc at that time which was completed a year before the World War II. As war broke out, it was utilized as one of the headquarters of the Japanese military operations in Leyte and was partially destroyed by the bombings of […]