Leyte is one of the beautiful and remarkable places to visit. It is situated in the eastern part of Visayas and very close to the provinces of Camotes and Cebu. Though the place offers more of a provincial living, there are several scenic places and historical landmarks that travelers will surely enjoy. More so, Leyte is a large island with a number of islets and towns.

Here are the few places you shouldn’t miss when visiting Leyte!

San Juanico Bridge

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Photo credit to lapiskamay.files.wordpress.com

This is one of the best travel spots in Leyte and in the Philippines as well. San Juanico Bridge has its own class and magnificence. It is the longest bridge in the country that connects the islands of Samar and Leyte. It offers picturesque views especially with the thousands of whirlpools and islets of the province.

San Juanico Bridge is also known as the Marcos Bridge and is said to have been presented as a Gift and “Testimonial of Love” by then Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos to the first lady, Imelda, a native of Leyte.

Agas-Agas Bridge

Photo credit to callezaragoza.com
Photo credit to callezaragoza.com

This is located in Sogod, Southern, Leyte and is touted as one of the country’s newest tourist attractions. Agas-Agas Bridge is now the tallest bridge in the country with a height of 75m. Aside from the traveling and motoring convenience it provides, it also opened tourism potential and opportunities in Leyte.

Agas-Agas Bridge is built amidst the natural beauty of rivers and mountains. The place offers various extreme activities including rappelling, bungee jumping 30 stories down, rope jumping, para-gliding, zip line and few others.

Sambawan Island

 

Photo credit to tourism.biliranisland.com
Photo credit to tourism.biliranisland.com

This is one of the best travel attractions in Leyte which is situated in the northwest of Biliran. Sambawan Island is a nature at its best with splendid white sandy beach, beautiful coral reefs and rich marine life. The place is perfect for divers and snorkelers especially on summer season.

Sambawan Island has a mountainous coastline and stunning view making it perfect for individuals who want to see and experience a spectacular sunrise.