Baker's Hill is a famous hang out place in Palawan, known for their freshly baked goodies like hopia, munchies and crinkles. It is located on top of a...
Catmon, a municipality in the province of Cebu, is situated in the northeastern coast and is about 57 kilometers from Cebu City. It can be reached by public buses or V-Hires (vans) from the Cebu North Terminal in Cebu City with an estimated travel time of about 2 hours. Tore, Cebu's second highest peak, is located in Catmon, situated in Barangay Cambangkaya.
The name Catmon is claimed to be after of a tree. During the early period of Spanish regime in Cebu, the leaders of the Conquistadores once asked the natives who were sheltering under a big catmon tree watching their carabaos enjoying the cool noon bath, as to what is the name of the place. Thinking that the Spaniards was asking for the name of the tree answered, "Catmon." Thus, the town was organized in 1835 and named Catmon.
The municipality's festival, the Budbod Kabog Festival, promotes the native delicacy of the town. While it promotes the delicacy, the festival through the budbod kabog dance highlights the various steps that kabog farmers make to grow the kabog grain. At the same time, the dance depicts the different processes that go into the production of the budbod kabog.
Other attractions of the municipality include the Catmondaan “Bantayan sa Hari” Stone Tower, San Guillermo Church, Binongkalan Beach Resorts, Mainit Spring in Duyan, Padre Miguel de Jesus Park, and the Catmon Public Beach Resort.