Binalbagan

PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 72.7 kilometers
Land Area: 18,540.00 hectares
Classification: 2nd Class
No. of Barangays: 16 Barangays
Population: 58,280 (2008 NSO Survey)
Language: Hiligaynon/Ilonggo
English is spoken & understood

Points of Interest

Binalbagan – Isabela Sugar Mill
Binalbagan Bridge
Binadian Falls
Omot Falls
St. Isidore Church
Locsin Ancestral House
Tago-tago Falls
La Aplaya Beach


FESTIVALS

Feast of San Isidro Labrador and
Balbagan Festival
(May 15)


MARKET DAYS

Tuesday and Friday (Brgy. Poblacion)


HOW TO GET THERE

Binalbagan is one-and-a-half hour ride from Bacolod City using public utility vehicles and one hour on private transport. Public transport is available through buses that are either air conditioned or non-air conditioned.


Attractions

BISCOM

BISCOM (Binalbagan-Isabela Sugar Company) is an imposing sight going to the town proper. It was once dubbed as the “biggest and oldest sugar mill” in Asia. It plays an important role in the development not only of Binalbagan but also of the whole 5th district being the only sugar mill in the area.


St. Isidore Parish Church

St. Isidore Parish Church was built in 1937. It undergone various renovation but retained its original façade. The church serves as a gathering place for Binalbaganons who are predominantly Roman Catholics.


Binalbagan Bridge

Binalbagan Bridge connects the Binalbagan River, built to hold heavy vehicles passing Binalbagan town.


ACCOMMODATIONS

CARLUZS PLACE
DPR Yulo St.,Binalbagan
Tel. No. (034) 388-8355

ROBA’S
Sto. Rosario, Binalbagan
Tel. No. (034) 388-8557

Municipal Pension House
Tel. no. 388-8288


TRANSPORTATION

Vallacar Transit
(Ceres Liner)
Economy/Non-stop
Binalbagan – Bacolod or Vice Versa

Mini Buses
Binalbagan – Bacolod or Vice Versa

Vans for Hire
Binalbagan – Bacolod


TOURISM OFFICE

Binalbagan Tourism Office
Jasmine Matillano

Municipal Tourism Officer
Phone: (34) 742-8623
Fax: (34) 388-8288
Email: [email protected]