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Dipolog Travel Guide, Philippines

Dipolog, Philippines – Overview: Gateway to Western Mindanao

Dipolog is situated in the Philippines and is the capital of Zamboanga Del Norte. The city is in the coastal belt of Philippines and is famous for its fishing activities across the world.


The Sulu Sea borders the city of Diplog on the north. The city is recognized as the “Gateway to Western Mindanao”. It cuts through the Western Highway. Dipolog is famous for its tourism industry.

Dipolog Climate

The city faces a temperate climate. Rainfall occurs in phases all year round in Diplog. Due to the closeness to Sulu Sea, the breeze and coolness remains in the city most of the time. The weather is perfect for tourists. The hottest month, however, is April. As spring approaches, a mild warmness prevails, which is welcomed by both its locales and visitors coming from across the globe.

Dipolog Culture

River Creeks and a rolling terrain bring an enchanting atmosphere in the city. Fiesta is one of the essential part of the Philippines. Each city and village has different cultures and festivals. Christmas is one of the biggest festivals of Diplog. There are various festivals, which spread the value of this city around the globe. Between January 13 and 19, Ati-Atihan festival is celebrated in the city. Some of its important festivals include Sinulog, Dinagyang and Kaamulan. It is a total feast in the festive season and the mood prevails through the summer.


Dipolog city is well connected by land, air and water. There are three highways, inland ferries and many other easy accesses for moving around. Within the city, the transportation comprises of Jeepneys, Mini-buses, Motorized Tricycles and Passenger Vans. Commuter buses and Habal Habal are used for moving within the entire province of Diplog.

Dipolog Restaurants

Dipolog is converted into a happening place during the night hours. Individuals or families can catch up on loads of enjoyment and celebration here. You can get lots of Pubs, Bars and Restaurants. You can eat different delicious food of Philippines, as well as top cuisines from other parts of the globe, in S&A Restaurant and Shellpark & Remedios Restaurant. You will never feel bored here at any time of the day. Top Plaza hotel provides one of the best accommodation facilities in, Philippines.

Dipolog is an exciting and a fun filled holiday destination. The atmosphere is bright and will surely keep you on the move all the time.

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Dipolog City Ratings

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    City Rank277
  • History & Culture: rated for 65%
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  • Family & Fun: rated for 70%
  • Outdoors Activities: rated for 60%
  • Food: rated for 65%
  • Sightseeing: rated for 70%
  • Shopping: rated for 55%
  • Public Transportation: rated for 60%
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