Subangan Provincial Museum

Mati City, Davao Oriental

The Subangan Provincial Museum also called the Davao Oriental Museum is located at the Tourism Complex, City of Mati, Davao Oriental. The two-story Subangan Museum stands on a 1000 sqm land. It's a modern looking building surrounded with greenery and a cafe outside. But looking closely, one would notice the native patterns incorporated on the metal fences and the beautifully carved doors inside th ...

e museum. These are the native patterns from Davao Oriental's indigenous people, the Mandaya and Kaagan. The word Subang is a bisaya term which means "east" or "sunrise".

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    Davao Travel Guide Part 1


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    Davao Oriental And Other Nature And Culture Gems

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    "It's really this huge it could swallow a bus," the 17-year-old computer student said. He broke off from a throng of young people who had gone farther inside the lobby and took selfies on a humid Sunday.

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    Weekend In Mati City Davao Oriental

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    After the butt numbing ride, I reached the public market of Mati at around 3:00PM. ...

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    Touring Davao Oriental Subangan Museum

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    So, I brought her to a beach resort in Banaybanay, Davao Oriental. My two other sisters went with us on the said trip, which took us about 5 hours from Davao City by bus.

    True enough, we had the whole resort to ourselves. It was a Monday and so there were no people around. At night, we had good time talking with each other. It was bonding time at its best.

    The following day, since it was still too early ...

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