Dumayaka Falls

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The majestic Dumayaka falls offers a splendid cascade of crystal clear water from a number of water springs flowing into the unique rock formation. This view brings a nostalgic feel and invites every tourist to take a dear minute of bathing. Dumayaka Falls is named after the abundance of Dumayaka Trees that surround the falls. Refreshing and calm existence of Dumayaka Falls is located at Brgy. Coliat, Ibaan, Batangas.

Himamawo Spring

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Another rich body of water that Ibaan has is the Himamawo Spring at Barangay Malainin, Ibaan, Batangas. This spring at the middle of the rainforest supplies potable water to the people around the area for decades. Aside from that, it also provides enjoyment to the people visiting Himamawo spring through swimming to the cold, refreshing and relaxing waters from the spring trapped by the walls built by the locals. With this, Himamawo spring is really a great nature’s gift to the people.

Ibaan People’s Park

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Ibaan People’s Park sits at the heart of Poblacion, Ibaan, Batangas which symbolizes Ibaeños perseverance and industriousness. Its renovation serves as a protection prayer and honor for the guidance of the God the Creator given to Ibaan throughout the years.

Ibaan Historical Wall

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The Ibaan Historical Wall pays tribute to the Ibaan’s brave sons and daughters. It is to honor and give salutation to heroes of Ibaan from the past to the future. This is also to inspire young generations to become heroes in their own ways and rights. In the middle of the Historical wall is marked the words “I love Ibaan” which symbolizes the heartfelt love of the Ibaeños for their town. The Historical Wall is located at the Ibaan People’s Park, Ibaan, Batangas.

Ibaan Pasalubong Center

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Ibaan Pasalubong Center features the Ibaan’s best and prime products from the delicacies such as Tamales, Handwoven products such as Ibaan famous Kulambo (mosquito nets) and others. It is also a place that promotes the uniqueness of Ibaan as a progressive town.

Ibaan Church

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Ibaeños is known for being religious and having strong faith in God and no doubt that the most visited place in Ibaan is its church – the Saint James the Greater Parish Church. It is one of the oldest churches of Batangas Province which was first built as a chapel in Brgy. Matala in 1784. In 1817, Ibaan had its first church in honor of the apostle St. James the Greater, Ibaan patron saint. From that time, Ibaan Church underwent several renovations. Last 2017, as part of the bicentennial celebration of the church, it underwent a major restoration which removed plasters and painted the ceiling of its altar mayor. Aside from the church, pilgrims and parishioners also went to the church’s Adoration Chapel,Capilla del Santo Entierro, Lumen Christi Chapel, Galilea, Groto and Belen.

During the Lenten Season and Holy Week, the parish church conducts various culture and traditional events which attracts various goers to visit the place. Some of the well-known activities done are Dagit, Salubong and Ibaeños’ flag dance – Bati de Bandera. Pagbati o Bati de Bandera is a unique tradition in Ibaan, Batangas which is annually danced by Kapitana with her Kapitan and Bise-Kapitan every Easter Sunday as part of the famous Easter Sunday tradition of Ibaeños. The traditional dancing of Bati de bandera is a praise for Christ who lived again which usually performed in a quick tempo.

Habing Ibaan Weaving Center

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One of the things not to miss when visiting Ibaan is exploring its unique culture and arts. One of it is the traditional handwoven fabric and the culture of weaving of Ibaan women which can be found at the heart of the only weaving community in the region – the Habing Ibaan Weaving Center at Sitio Santa Margarita, Barangay Munting Tubig, Ibaan, Batangas.

The weaving center is under the management of a local association of artisan named SM Sunrise Weaving Association. Here the local weavers still practice the old traditional handloom weaving called “ Habi” and produce quality and world-class fabrics. The handwoven fabrics are used to produce awesome products such as “Kumot na Habi” (handwoven blanket), bags, pouch, wallet, coin purse, mask, clothes and others. Aside from that, they are also starting to produce the traditional handwoven “kulambo” (mosquito net) which Ibaan is known for.

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