Hinagdanan Cave

HINAGDANAN CAVE

The Hinagdanan Cave is one of the many wondrous karst caves in the Province of Bohol. This cave was accidentally discovered by a farmer while clearing his land. Stumbling on a hole in the ground, curious, he dropped a stone and heard a splash. He built a ladder, “hagdan,” and went down to find the cave’s hidden beauty, hence the origin of its name Hinagdanan. Its boasts of several stalactite and stalagmite formations and a clear lagoon that is about 10 to 20 meters deep. Aside from its awe-inspiring natural beauty, Hinagdanan also played a significant role in the history of Bohol. The cave was used during Second World War as a hideout by locals to escape from the Japanese Imperial Army.

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