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Maria Cristina Falls

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Address: Iligan, Mindanao, Philippines

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This beautiful falls will keep you mesmerize with it's raging power. It kinda look like a twin falls but is actually just separted by a rock, I could stare at it all day long... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the majestic falls in Iligan city. The falls is so powerful and very strong so it is only for viewing not for swimming. A "must visit" place in Iligan 😊

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Thank luveihhh
Iligan City, Iligan, Philippines
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maria Cristina Falls is a must-visit site in Iligan City. It powers the hydroelectric plant supplying electricity to most of Northern Mindanao. There's a nature's park to stroll in as well. They have crocodiles, a butterfly garden, aviary, and other animals in the mini-zoo. Other activities include treetop zipline and picnic. Note: As of time of writing of this review,... More 

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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This beautiful falls will keep you mesmerize with it's raging power. It kinda look like a twin falls but is actually just separted by a rock, I could stare at it all day long without getting tired.

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Thank Yuri A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

the falls was still under heightened alert when we came to visit so it was off limits to the public. but our perseverance to see the natural beauty paid off when our request for a 5-minute business tour was granted. i used to hear and see ma cristina falls only in textbooks, magazines, calendars and TV documentaries. so when i... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have a very great time in maria Christina site seeing view aside from natural flowers, natural beauty,there are lots to see and discover, i wanted to come again there during my nest way home..miss iligan so much

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Groton Long Point, Connecticut
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

A visit to Iligan is not complete with out seeing this FREE attraction! The falls are incredible tall, and you wonder at the water as it churns impellors for electricity, and rushes on down on it's way to parts unknown...

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Thank Sekjr
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

This falls is really fascinating. We did try to fly our drone here but the strong wind from the falls keeps pushing our drone away so we just had to use our dslr.

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Iligan, Philippines
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

It is considered as the most famous among Iligan attractions. What makes it famous is because you can see the rushing waters split into two by a big rock at the brink estimated at about 320ft drop, thus,the monicker "twin falls". To better appreciate its grandeur, one has to see it for himself/herself.

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Iligan, Philippines
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Maria Cristina falls is the falls that powers the whole mindanao. Located inside the power plant. It is open for tourists and locals. Entrance fee: 35 pesos each. If you don't have vehicle just pay 10 pesos and ride their nature park cab and it will bring you to the park and to the maria cristina falls viewing deck. You... More 

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Shanghai, China
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit, but the place still amazed me! It is an excellent place to relax with cold breeze. There were some activities that young children could do. The place is well maintained, no trash around. It was nice to see the falls not just on pictures. This is worth a visit!

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