Bacolod Images 11 images Created 7 Mar 2014
Bacolod is known as the City of Smiles. Bacolod is also the home of the renowned Maskara Festival, a spectacular mix of dance, color and music. Bacolod is also known for its culinary heritage, including its inasal roast chicken on skewers. Hot spots in and around town include The Ruins - the remains of a Spanish era sugar baron's palace that was burned down then renovated into an event space. Silay City, locals like to think of it as as "the Paris of Negros" because of its European architecture - the efforts of locals to preserve historical buildings is noteworthy in itself.