PEOPLE’S PARK of DAVAO: Showcasing Davao’s Cultural Heritage

IMG_7260

As soon as you enter the The People’s Park, you will immediately notice sculptural pieces installed in various strategic places.  The gigantic sculptures depict the cultural heritage of people of Davao.

PEOPLE’S PARK of DAVAO: Showcasing Davao’s Cultural Heritage

When visiting Davao City one must pay a visit to one of its landmarks, “The People’s Park. Located at the heart of the downtown area and is just in front of Casa Leticia and at the back of Apo View Hotel. The streets alongside it are Jose Camus and J. Palma Gil.

The park   showcases a 425-square meter visitors’ center built with a durian dome design, which houses a collection of the different species of bamboo; a Shady Plaza  and an Open Plaza with a walk-through rainbow drive .It has a  pond with a diameter of 16 meters; a Sunken Garden which used to be an old swimming pool.

people's park davao 3

The life size sculptures depict the cultural heritage of people of Davao. These pieces were done by an Artist Kublai Milan.

While in the park, you can enjoy the piped-in music, or the 10-meter high waterfalls with a pond made of volcanic rocks. Since parks are mostly visited by families, a cultural-themed park is designed especially for children.

As part of security measures, the park   has uniformed security personnel which would even examine the bags of those coming in.

As soon as you enter the park you will immediately notice sculptural pieces installed in various strategic places.  The gigantic sculptures depict the cultural heritage of people of Davao. The sculptural pieces were done by an Artist Kublai Milan.

people's park davao 5

ABOUT KUBLAI MILAN

Kublai Ponce-Millan,  was born on July 8, 1974 in Cotabato City. He finished schooling at the University of the Philippines with a degree of Fine Arts. After which, he dedicated his life back in Mindanao, sculpting the culture from which, where which he grew up, as a human being and as a soul. (reference: http://www.poncesuites.net/artist.htm)

people's park davao 4

DAVAO CITY SERIES:

DAVAO: The King City of the South

PEOPLE’S PARK of DAVAO: Showcasing Davao’s Cultural Heritage

ZIP CITY IN DAVAO: CONQUERING MY FEAR OF HEIGHTS

My Davao White Water Adventure: I Thought I Won’t Survive

Davao Crocodile Farm: A close encounter with the Park’s Superstars

LIST OF HOTELS IN DAVAO CITY

 

Share this with your friends!
  • 39
  •  
  •  
  • 2
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •  
  •  
    41
    Shares

jojo vito

I am an entrepreneur, management consultant and artist who loves to travel and share my experiences with others. If you want your place to be featured, for partnerships and sponsorships, etc. - email me at jovito_intraspec@yahoo.com My Blogs: www.thehappytrip.com ;  www.toponmylist.com ; www.intraspectraining.wordpress.com www.jojovito.com 

Default Comments (1)

One Comment:

  1. Visit this place in Davao…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Facebook Comments (0)