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Visiting the lost fortress of Dapitan: Ilihan Hill

I had a quick visit to my hometown, Dapitan city, last July, and got the chance to visit one of the places where we secretly go to, without telling our parents — most of the kids were never allowed to climb Ilihan hill to avoid accidents. Ilihan hill, commonly known as Ilihan by Dapitanons, is situated at the center of the city, a good strategical place where a fortress was established last 1762 by the Spanish government to protect the early settlers from Pirates.

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