Iloilo River Esplanade, Iloilo City

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Iloilo River Esplanade is an esplanade along Iloilo River in Mandurriao, Iloilo City, Philippines that was opened on August 18, 2012. It stretches 1.2 Kilometers from Diversion Road (officially Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr. Avenue) to Carpenter Bridge. The project cost ₱58.7 million. and was designed by Paolo Alcazaren, who also designed the Singapore quay and river esplanade.There are proposals to extend the Esplanade from the Carpenter Bridge to Barangay Sooc, Arevalo, Iloilo City and from the Diversion Road to Jalandoni Bridge.
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  • I would recommend this for a lovely stroll and view of the river. The food/bar area are an added bonus.  more »
  • We only got to see a portion of it because it was dark. I saw signs that it closes at 10pm and some people told us that it wasnt safe walking through alone at night or both of us, so we just strolled ...  more »
  • I walked around by myself. There's a lot of restaurants near the smallville complex. Really relaxing if you're looking for a place to think while walking.  more »
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  • It's a good place for walking and jogging. The place is well-maintained and clean. Since food and drinks is not allowed. You can't find litters.
  • Good for building teamwork especially when the currents are strong.
  • 85 PHP for a 30 minute paddleboat ride
  • Perfect for jogging or just early morning walk. This place has really been improved not just for the benefit of the city but of its people.
  • good exercise spot!

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Where to stay in Iloilo City

Iloilo City's lodgings remain spread out evenly across the main urban area. Close to Graciano Lopeaz-Jaena Park, you'll find a selection of budget-friendly hostels and guesthouses, while down by Iloilo River a number of hotels pride themselves on offering views of the water as it flows by. These hotels, well placed for seeing the historical sites and enjoying the new commercial areas by the river, provide a number of additional facilities, including swimming pools, gyms, and onsite restaurants.
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