chocolate hills

Chocolate Hills, Philippines

This destination is something really unique, and certainly a beautiful landscape. Chocolate Hills is the most famous tourist attraction in Bohol, Philippines. They are featured in the provincial flag and seal to symbolize the abundance of natural attractions in the province. This popular tourist spot is currently ranked number 6 in the list of New Seven Wonders of the world. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 perfectly cone-shaped haycock hills with heights ranging from 40 to 120 meters spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometers (20 sq mi).

The Chocolate Hills is a wonder of nature The Hills are considered as a Philippine National Geological Monument. During the summer, the dome-shaped, grass-covered limestone hills dry up and turn brown transforming the areas into rows and rows of chocolate-like hills, hence the name. There is no natural formation like these in the world. From a distance, they look like half a ball grown out of the ground. The molehill-shaped and almost uniformly sized hills dot the landscape with green and brown. Do you want something different from the usual tourist destination? Then you should really consider visiting the Chocolate Hills.

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