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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  • August 8, 2017
    A good place to stroll after dinner and spend relaxing time with the family. Air is refreshing and no obnoxious individuals. Are is pretty clean and well lighted. I would recommend that they should ha...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    Ideal for couple, date or simple barkadas to hang around. It is a strip along the river perfect for strolling and killing time.  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    If you are looking for a nice place to walk, try Esplanade 1 and 2. Both are along the river and very peaceful.  more »
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  • July 15, 2017
    85 PHP for a 30 minute paddleboat ride
  • December 20, 2016
    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.
  • March 4, 2017
    Chill nice place
  • April 17, 2017
    Hooo!

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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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