Tinuy-an Falls

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Tinuy-an Falls
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Tinuy-an Falls in Bislig City, Philippines
Location Philippines Bislig City, Mindanao, Philippines
Type Cascade
Total height 55 m (180.4 ft)
Number of drops 4
Longest drop 55 m (180.4 ft)

Tinuy-an Falls is a waterfall in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur in the southern island of Mindanao, Philippines.[1] It is the main tourist attraction in Bislig, a city known as the Booming City by the Bay.

The falls are 95 m wide and 55 metres (180 ft) high, touted as the Niagara Falls of the Philippines. Tinuy-an is a white water curtain that flows in three levels and is said to be the widest waterfall in the Philippines. Every morning, the area shows a rainbow between 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Geography[edit]

The Tinuy-an Falls water curtain

Tinuy-an Falls is located in Burboanan, Bislig City, a one hour ride from Mangagoy, centre of trade and commerce in Bislig City. The falls plunges 55 metres (180 ft) high from the top of the three tiered cascading waterfalls.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encila, Jet (May 29, 2008). "Tinuy-an Falls our little Niagara". Sun Star Davao. Retrieved 2005-02-11. 

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Coordinates: 8°10′16″N 126°13′46″E / 8.17111°N 126.22944°E / 8.17111; 126.22944