Cagayan de Oro

By Andrea Baens Araneta

What Do You Know About CDO?

Did you know that…

Cagayan de Oro (CDO) City is known as the City of Golden Friendship as the locals are known to be very friendly. Plus you’ll get to strengthen your friendships with the tons of activities in store for you! – Copyright | Tourists Haven

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Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015 and “confidently beautiful with a heart,” grew up in CDO and studied at Kong Hua School and at Corpus Christi? – Copyright | Pia Wurtzbach’s Instagram

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Pastel, a CDO specialty, are mouthwatering, soft buns with different fillings that melt in your mouth? Tasting one will leave you craving for more! – Copyright 2015 | Heart CDO

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350 A.D. human bone remains were uncovered at the “Huluga,” the first settlement of the people of CDO and now an archeological site found about 7 km away from CDO city? – Copyright | Heritage Conservation Advocates

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In 1622, Fray Agustin de San Pedro, an Agustine Recollect priest, put up the first church, out of native materials, at CDO where the Datu Salangsang, his family and people were baptized? – Copyright 2011 | Province of St. Augustine (OAR)

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There is an SSPX mission center in CDO at Vamenta Building, Vamenta Compound, Vamenta Boulevard, Carmen. – Copyright 2016 | Rhyan Gomez