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...
Considered as a 5th class municipality, Clarin is a thriving coastal town situated in the northwestern part of the Bohol province, about 60.9 kilometers from City of Tagbilaran. Originally named Can-ogong, Clarin was established a town in 1921 and named after Aniceto Clarin, Bohol’s first civil governor. The town of Clarin is home to the Regional Freshwater Fisheries Center, known to the local inhabitants as the Clarin Freshwater Fish Farm.
The farm produces GET Excel (Genetically Enhanced Tilapias for Excellence) Tilapia fingerlings and broodstock, a new tilapia strain proven to be far superior to other breeds developed by the government for entrepreneurial livelihood projects in support to aquaculture for rural development.
The Clarin Ancestral House, located in the town of Loay, is a famous landmark in the area which dates back to 1840. It is a typical one big square house with a coral stone foundation, rough-hewn wooden posts, wooden walls and floors of wide hardwood planks and a receiving hall with a high vaulted ceiling. Declared as a heritage site by the National Historical Institute, and the most visited of all ancestral houses of Bohol, the 167 year old Clarin Ancestral House is now a museum housing family collections that date back to the American period. With a cafe at the ground floor, the house is now open to the public at a minimal fee of P20.00 for maintenance of the building.