Victorias City

PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 34.0 kilometers
Land Area: 13,390.00 hectares
Classification: 3rd Class
No. of Barangays: 26 Barangays
Population: 88,149 (August 1, 2007)
Language: Hiligaynon/Ilonggo/Cebuano
English is spoken & understood

Points of Interest

Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park
Rafael Salas Park and Nature Center
Buenos Aires Mountain Resort
Kipot Summer Resort
The Quiet Place
Humberto’s Place Resort
Gen. Juan Araneta Monument
Bago Roman Catholic Church
Gen. Juan Araneta Ancestral House
Old Bago Bridge
OISCA Sericulture Center
Crocodile Farm
Duck Farm
Diesel and Steam Locomotive Train in VMC
Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral
Church of St. Joseph the Worker,VMC
VMC Golf and Country Club
Victorias Milling Company
Gawahon Waterfalls
Public Plaza
Victorias Showroom/Trade & Tourism Center
Victorias Commercial Center


FESTIVALS

Feast of Our Lady of Victory/Malihaw Festival (April 26)
Kadalag-an Festival/Charter Day (March 21)


MARKET DAYS

Friday (Brgy. Poblacion)


HOW TO GET THERE

Considered as the sugar capital of Negros Occidental, Victorias can be reached in 40 to 45 minutes from Bacolod City either by private car or public utility vehicles plying the northern Negros.

First trip starts as early as 5:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Two local public utility buses serve ply the area everyday.


Attractions

Gawahon Eco-tourism Development Project

Gawahon Eco-tourism Development Project is a natural attraction about 800 meters above sea level with seven waterfalls, topped by primary growth forest which is part of the Northern Negros Natural park, the province’s largest watershed.
Its facilities include a two-room staff house, a one-room cottage and open shed houses, picnic cabanas and a boating lagoon.


VMC Golf and Country Court

VMC Golf and Country Club is a golfers haven that is a sprawling 19- hectare area with 18-holes and green lighted driving range.


Church of Joseph the Worker

Church of St. Joseph the Worker located at the heart of Victorias Milling Company compound is noted for its mural of a craggy-faced Christ in psychedelic colors and the only church in Negros that depicts Filipino liturgical arts.


ACCOMODATIONS

Ma. Buanca’s Traveler’s Inn
De Leon St, Barangay II
Tel. No. (034) 399-3637

Starlight Pension House
Triumpho St, Barangay VI

SJ Tourist Inn
Triumpho St, Barangay VI


TOURISM OFFICE

Victorias City Tourism Office
Marian Rica B. Calseña

City Tourism Officer
Phone: (34) 399-3627
Fax: (34) 399-2906
Email: [email protected]