The once-very-reserved city in southern Negros is now one of the busiest hubs
in the country and still maintaining its original image as "The City of Gentle People" as well as having lesser traffic in comparison with Cebu and Manila.
The City of Dumaguete is the capital of the Negros Oriental province and
has been referred to as "The University Town" over the decades because of the presence of four (4) universities
The latest addition to the Dumaguete Rizal Boulevard. Everybody seems to be happy when something is "new" in The City of Gentle People. Come and see for yourself the new gigantic "I Love Dumaguete" lighted signage near the Tempura Lane.
which is the well-known Silliman University, founded in 1901) and at least 15 colleges. The city is a popular educational destination for students of surrounding provinces in Visayas and Mindanao and other countries such as Korea, Japan, Pakistan, Iran, and the U.S.A., to name some.
This beautiful city attracts a considerable number of foreign tourists because of easy transportation to and from large cities in the country such as Cebu and Manila through ferry and airline services, the availability of beach resorts and dive sites, and the attraction of dolphin and whale watching in nearby Bais Bay, and more. »More About Dumaguete