San Juanico Strait

Tacloban City, Leyte

San Juanico Strait is located in Brgy. Cabalawan, Tacloban City, Leyte. It is said to be the narrowest yet the most navigable strait in the world. It is filled with beautiful islets and infinite whirlpools. good for fishing and water skiing.

San Juanico Strait News

  • San Juanico Bridge

    San Juanico Bridge

    Most likely the most well-known bridges of the Philippines, the San Juanico Bridge is rightfully regarded as one of the most elegant and monumental engineering projects in the history of the Philippines and is a sight to behold as it spans the islands of Leyte and Samar.

    The San Juanico Bridge, part of the Pan-Philippine Highway, stretches from Samar to Leyte across the San Juanico Strait in the Philippines. Its longest length is a steel girder viaduct built on reinforced concrete piers, and its main span is of an arch-shaped truss design. With a total length of 2.16 kilometers (1.34 mi), i ...

  • Walking Down San Juanico Bridge

    Walking Down San Juanico Bridge

    I remember way back in grade school, grade one specifically, my favorite subjects was Sibika at Kultura. It tackles everything about the Philippines like geography, history, landmarks, culture and the like. I was good then in this subject proud to say. I know every region, provinces its corresponding capital, and every landmark in our country. It was the subject I really love until today. The subject allowed me to travel in time as well as to different parts of our country. I love looking at the of my black and white thick books. It made me dream of visiting these places one day like what I am ...

  • Tacloban Trail to Fun Adventure

    Tacloban Trail to Fun Adventure

    One visit and you will fall in love with this capital city of the historic province of Leyte. Tacloban, the largest city and regional center of Eastern Visayas, is the center of commerce, tourism, education, culture and government in the region.

    "You can go island hopping in the white sand islands especially in Southern Leyte. There is Calanggaman Island, Canigao Island in Matalom and the Quatro Islas in Inopacan, Leyte. You can try the zipline in Agas Agas. You can visit San Juanico Bridge, the longest bridge in Asia. You can also check out the bars and restaurants in Tacloban City," says ...

  • 40 Minute Walk Across San Juanico Bridge

    40 Minute Walk Across San Juanico Bridge

    The first time I heard that the longest bridge in the Philippines was San Juanico Bridge it became my dream to cross it from end-to-end by foot alone and last September 20, 2011 that dream finally became a reality.

    Arriving, I told my aunt who's living in Tacloban City that I wanted to walk on San Juanico Bridge from end-to-end. When their multicab passed by the start of the bridge and stopped at the highest point she told me that this was where I should go down and start walking. Problem was, this was not my dream. I reminded her again of what I wanted to do and she told me that the bridge ...