Best Free Things to Do in Davao City

THE 10 BEST Free Things to Do in Davao City

Best Free Things to Do in Davao City

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What travellers are saying

  • Richard P
    3 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I enjoyed seeing all the different tribes and how they lived . Only one guide to her house . The others must have went on vacation.
    Written 21 February 2020
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  • dVirgils
    Singapore, Singapore13 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just another SM Mall. A lot of choices for food. Not crowded and therefore it feels relaxing to walk around.
    Going to the place is a little bit of heavy traffic.
    Written 22 November 2019
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  • Kizomama
    Cotabato City, Philippines9,023 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good parking area.
    Big mall.
    With outdoor gardens.
    Nearby hotels.
    Accessible with public transport.
    Good shopping center.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • YOUSIF A
    Yanbu, Saudi Arabia197 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    it's a great time to spend at this public night Market, with a variety of food and drink, mobile accessories, bags, cloth, etc
    Written 17 November 2022
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  • irenevff
    Dasmarinas City, Philippines5,505 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    we took a short detour to visit this sacred place to say a fervent prayer.

    among all the cathedrals i've been to, this is one of the smallest. nevertheless, it doesn't diminish the fact that one can find solace and tranquility inside this Church.

    the altar is temporarily being reconstructed so a big tarpaulin depicting the actual altar is being used as a cover.

    we lit several candles on the side, giving thanks for all the blessings we've received.
    Written 16 June 2024
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  • Aativas
    India127 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    To begin with, the museum has moved to Juna Subdivision, near PWC. They will be here for next two years - according to the staff.

    This was my third attempt to visit the museum. First attempt in June failed, because they were not yet open at the new place. Second attempt in September failed because I went on Sunday, and it is closed on Sundays.

    There is no entry fee. The museum is very small - only 50 objects displayed. However it opens a window to Davao city and helps to understand the city better. It gave me leads on what I need to explore more.

    When I had some questions regarding the musical instruments, the young guide was available to answer it. There is an audio-visual (set of six or seven video clips) which is informative.

    Overall good experience. I hope they will expand.
    Written 5 October 2019
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  • Desiree
    Zamboanga City, Philippines18 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    this is a place for dining and music entertainment.nice to hang out with your friends and family for a get together.two thumbs up!!
    Written 15 June 2020
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  • FilAmBear
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you want to experience a place to see variety of tropical fruits, this is the place. But make sure to go deeper in the market since the price was higher in the front area. Try to bargain, it's fun
    😊We felt like we won the lottery buying sugar sweet POMELO for a cheap price. Also, make sure to ask them if you can sample a piece or a slice.
    We tried buying fruits from a sidewalk, and not in the market on our first day, turned out the fruits were not as good.
    Written 31 December 2019
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  • curlylocks2018
    Butuan, Philippines28 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Shakey's Pizza in Gaisano mall in Davao City was excellent pizza and onion rings. House blend tea was good with ice. The menu had a great selection of different items to order. Server and waitress were friendly.
    Would definitely go back.
    Written 8 October 2019
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  • Nico Samneil Sy Salado
    Newport, VT1,921 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A wide open area that is somehow well maintened. If you want to do reflections then this is the place in davao to be. They have a view overlooking the gulf of davao. Snacks and meals are also served here. It is very good to relax in here.
    Written 15 March 2020
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  • mackibey
    88 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Once you go through the gates, it's like a different place from where you came. Timeless, too. It's a nice place to visit especially for someone who hasn't seen a Buddhist temple like us. It's feels like time stops here. Being non-Buddhist, we felt intruding as we went in the temple. You can go in as you please, just be respectful since it's a place of prayer. Don't forget to take off your shoes to go inside the temple itself.
    Written 26 October 2019
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  • John T
    Cebu City, Philippines1,039 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    As tourist, I am more drawn to the beautiful collections of older churches in the Philippines - but what this one lacks in age, it makes up for in rich, spiritual experience. The paintings on the walls, stained glass, and other painted panels are a testament to the love and dedication people have for this church. The altar area is beautiful and simple. Sunday mass was heavily attended! I could have sat in one of the nice wooden church pews a longer time, but I was trying to see other features in Davao.
    Written 28 April 2019
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  • steffieli
    Rizal Province, Philippines98 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    There are actually a lot of malls in Davao. This branch of SM has a wide variety of shops, restaurants and activities to choose from. Major retailers are actually here, considering this is in Mindanao and far from Metro Manila; the place is not so upscale, and is very modern.
    Written 10 April 2022
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  • meatlover33
    Hong Kong, China56 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hong Kong Peak has been close down for renovation. reopened recently, much lesser tourist there might bz of weekday and the chaos.
    However its such a nice place to visit! Clean, bright and staffs there were so helpful. Some Shops are not yet open but I Highly recommend anyone to enjoy an afternoon there👍👍
    Written 26 October 2019
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  • mackibey
    88 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    They have sweets, snacks, trinkets, clothing, accessories. You'll sure to find something pasalubong-wise to take back if you're pressed for time. The prices are reasonable. I saw a similar top they were selling Roxas Night Market here cheaper by 100. IDK if there was a difference in cloth though or quality.
    There are different sellers here so if there's something you didn't find at one person, the vendors will direct you to someone who might have what you may want.
    The tablea I bought was really tasty.
    Written 26 October 2019
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