back to main
_Davao City, Philippines  
Stories
Commentary
Column
Inbox
Letters to the Editor
Bulletin Board
Loved Ones Australia 10000529

MUSEUMS IN DAVAO CITY

SITE

LOCATION

CONTACT

Other Details

Davao Museum

Insular Village, Lanang

(082) 300-8046

Closed for renovation the entire month of December, in preparation for Asean Tourism Forum.

(On regular days, open from Sunday to Saturday from 9:00-5:00 pm)

Mindanao Folk Arts Museum

Philippine Women's College, Juna Subd., Matina, Davao City

 

 

Davaoeño Historical Society Museum

Court of First Instance (CFI) Bldg., Magallanes, Claveria Streets, Near Bonifacio Monument,

 

Still under construction. Will open by January 2005

Philippine-Japan Museum

Matsuo Compound, Calinan, Davao City

(082)295-0221

Open from Sunday to Saturday from 8:00-5:00 pm (Except on Selected Holidays).

 

 



JAPANESE SITES IN DAVAO CITY

Site

Location

Contact

Other details

Furukawa Administration Building

 

Daliao Toril. The building is presently occupied by the Board of Liquidators, under the Office of the President of the Philippines

 

The building and the adjacent area total to approximately 3,000 square meters. Its original structure was patterned to the letter "H" (top view). The building was built during the 1920's, and was the administration building of Furukawa Takushouko, a Japanese who was into the abaca fiber business. (Data from Davao City Tourism Office)

Furukawa Fiber Plant

In front of the Furukawa Administration Building, the plant is now owned by the National Development Company (NDC), under the Department of Trade and Industry.

 

The plant was 27 hectares big then, which comprised Furukawa's abaca plantation, and its manufacturing and storage facilities. Today, the two hectares were handed to the local residents of Toril, leaving 25 hectares of property owned by NDC. (Data from Davao City Tourism Office)

Japanese Pier & Bunker

Located at the back portion of the Furukawa Fiber Plant

 

It was then the site of trade and commerce before the 2 nd World War, more specifically in the transport of abaca materials to Japan. The bunker was where the Japanese soldiers took refuge during the 2 nd World War. (Data from Davao City Tourism Office)

Ohta Monument & Barracks

Found inside the Mintal Elementary School in Mintal.

 

The shrine was built in honor of Otha Kyosaburu, a Japanese who was into the Abaca business before the World War II. It was said that Otha and the other Japanese businessmen employed a lot of Davaoeños in their businesses during those times . (Data from Davao City Tourism Office)

Japanese Cemetery

Calachuchi St., Tacunan, Mintal.

 

This cemetery was where the Japanese settlers during the early to mid 1900's were buried. (Data from Davao City Tourism Office)

Japanese Shrine

Catalunan Grande

 

This shrine was built in honor of the Japanese soldiers who fought during the 2 nd World War. (Data from Davao City Tourism Office)

Japanese Tunnel

Located inside the Japanese Tunnel Restaurant along Diversion Road, Balusong.

 

It was said that the tunnel was used by the Japanese soldiers during the 2 nd World War, and is about 200 meters long. (Data from Davao City Tourism Office)

 


web our site
GUIDES
Restaurants
& Bars
Food Delivery
Movies
Shows & Gigs
Shopping
Tourists' Guide
Flight Schedules
Bus Schedules
Ship Schedules
Museums
Churches
Media
Weather
Parks & Playground



 
GoToMyPC - Access  Your PC From Anywhere
Holiday_125x125
VirusScan_125x125
 
| about us | advertise online | archive | contact us | terms of use | private policy |
© Copyright DavaoToday 2005 | All Rights Reserved
Hosted by Web Host Philippines