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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Visit to Bohol's Blood Compact Site

The blood compact site is located in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines. It is a sculpture depicting the blood compact between Miguel Lopez de Legaspi from Spain and Rajah Sikatuna of Bohol as a sign of friendship based on respect and equality.

The sculpture comprises of 5 life-sized images of men surrounding a table made on an open raised platform by Napoleon Abueva, a native of Bohol himself.

Today, this monument is commonly visited by both locals and tourists alike because of its rich history which happened in March 1565, making it a landmark of the site of the first international treaty of friendship between Spaniards and Filipinos.