If you are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, then Tagbibinta Falls in Barangay Covonobe, Maragusan, Davao de Oro is the perfect place to go. The calming sound of the water falling into the refreshingly cool pool is the perfect background for relaxation.
The province of Mindanao is blessed with beautiful rainforests, gorgeous beaches and breathtaking waterfalls. One of the most well-known waterfalls in the province is Tagbibinta Falls which is the source of electricity for the people in the town of Davao de Oro, it also helps in boosting the tourism of the place as it is one of the best attractions of the province.
There is an ancient folklore that surrounds this beautiful waterfall, as there are stories among the locals that women are not allowed to enter the place of the waterfall alone, they believe that if a woman bathed in the waterfalls alone, an enchanted prince will invite her to be his wife, which can then enchant and captivate her and the enchanted prince will then take the woman to his world.
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It was a grounding moment when I stepped into the waters of Tagbibinta falls. It made me want to worship God right there and then. It was a wonder. The water is very cold and refreshing. Another one of my bucket-list has been crossed out.