Tagum City is the capital of Davao del Norte. It has a population of around 380,000 people. Tagum is known for being the “Industrial City” of Davao and it is also home to a number of tourist attractions.
Tagum City was established in the late 1960s. It was created as a result of an executive order by then-President Ferdinand Marcos called Presidential Decree No. 1387, which divided Davao Province into three provinces: Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur. The city was named after its geographical location – at the northernmost part of what used to be called “Davao Province”.
Mindanao’s Hidden Gem – 10 Must-See Attractions in Tagum City
Tagum City is a hidden gem in Mindanao. It is the second-most populous city in the Davao Region and the most populous city in the province of Davao del Norte.
It is a city of many faces, where you can find anything from urban to rural and from modern to traditional.
The 10 Must-See Attractions in Tagum City are:
1) Tagum City Historical and Cultural Center
2) Tagumpay Theater at City Historical and Cultural Center
3) Tagum New City Hall
4) Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex
5) The Botanical Park, San Agustin
6) Energy Park or the E-Park
7) Christ the King Cathedral
8) Largest Rosary in the World
9) Freedom Park
10) Tagum Night Market
11) Banana Beach Resort
Tagum City Escapes and Treasures
Tagum City is a city in the Philippines. It is the capital of the province of Davao del Norte. Tagum City has its own charms, history, and culture. The city also provides an escape from urban life that is fast-paced and stressful to a more laid-back lifestyle.
Another way one can enjoy Tagum City would be by taking a stroll around its streets and parks. The newest attraction in town is the Tagum City Flyover which is the longest and biggest Flyover in Mindanao and Visayas completed with 1.6kms.