PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 82.9 kilometers (Poblacion)
Land Area: 38,420 hectares
Classification: 3rd Class
No. of Barangays: 19 Barangays
Population: 102,014 ( August 1, 2007 )
Language: Hiligaynon/Ilonggo/Cebuano
English is spoken & understood

POINTS OF INTEREST

Gen. Pascual Ledesma Monument
Acapulco Summer Resort
Buenavista Heroes Park
Spanish Kota/Fortress
Nahulop Falls


FESTIVALS

Himaya-an Festival (April 21-25)
Feast of Our Lady of Snow (5th of August)
Seafood Festival (March 31/Charter Day)


MARKET DAYS

Wednesday (Poblacion)


HOW TO GET THERE

Himamaylan is about an hour and a half drive south of Bacolod City. Public utility vehicles plying the southern Negros route pass through this city.


Attractions

General Pascal Ledesma Y Villasis Monument


General Pascual Ledesma Y Villasis Monument
located at the Gatuslao Park is a tribute to a prominent son of Himamaylan who led the expedition against Korea.


Buenavista Heroes Park


Buenavista Heroes Park
is in memory of the gallantry of Himamaylanons who fought against the Japanese invaders during the Second World War.


Acapulco Summer Resort has a twin swimming pool nestled amid the mountains of Barangay Mahalang. It has a cave and cottages for excursionists.

Acapulco Summer Resort


ACCOMMODATIONS

BATANG PENINSULA RESORT & RESTAURANT
Brgy. Talaban, Himamaylan City, Neg. Occ.
Tel. No. 388-3748
Booking Office Bacolod
Tel. No: (034) 4440090
Cel. No: 09209520960

HARRY’S TRAVELERS INN
Rizal St., Himamaylan City
Tel. No: (034) 388-3538


TRANSPORTATION


TOURISM OFFICE

Himamaylan City Tourism Office
Roslyn Toreta

Tourism Officer
Phone: (34) 744-7156
Fax: (34) 388-3547
Email: [email protected]