Butuan City could be considered as the symbolic cradle of civilization of the Philippines. The ‘Balangays’ or ‘sailboats’ had been known to travel around the ancient Southest Asia for trade and to look for suitable land for existence. Even before the Spanish era, there had been traces of civilization in the Philippines and Butuan City had been a silent witness of that ancient society.
Butuan City is one of the best spots for tourists in the Philippines. The City of Butuan is defined by historical events and unique heritage.
You might think that there is nothing much to see in Butuan City since the area is known to possess primarily agricultural land. You’ll be surprised to know though that there are several Butuan destinations that travelers often visit to learn about the very diverse history and culture of this place. Among the interesting Butuan destinations are the legendary Golden Tara and the communities that live along the Agusan River.