Welcome to the world-famous Chocolate Hills located in Carmen Bohol Philippines. The Chocolate Hills is considered one of the natural world wonders, composed of 1,247 cone-shaped hills. The origin of its name comes from the fact that the hills turns brown in the hot summer days that they look like Hersheys Chocolate Kisses.
The Chocolate Hills COMPLEX is the main destination for best viewing of the Chocolate Hills. It located in Barangay Buenos Aires, Carmen Bohol. The complex is composed of two chocolate hills developed years and years ago and transformed into a complex complete with cemented road going up, restaurant, conference room, swimming pool, activity area with water fountain, 200+ steps with covered deck rest stops along the way and metal railing to aide your climb way up to the 360 degress Observation Deck, Virgin Mary Grotto, beautiful and tall pine trees to shade the steps. The Chocolate Hills Complex also developed new building structures with different accomodations to cater visitors that wish to stay overnight in the middle of the Chocolate Hills.
The Origin and Myths
There are several myths and believes thats been spreading around as to how the Chocolate Hills came into existence. One myth is that of two giants fighting throwing dirt balls against each other, thats why the chocolate hills are uniformaly shape that transformed into cone-shape hills after several rains. Another myth is that of a giant sobbing tears into the ground creating the hills formation. The main origin is that the Chocolate Hills is originally undersea that got drain, thats why the hills main component is made of limestone.
The Chocolate Hills being one-of-its-kind can produce a unique beautiful sunset view! Best viewed at the Chocolate Hills Observation Deck, you have the 360 degree viewing platform to enjoy the sunset as it slowly sleeps down, transforming the sky into a colorful display.
hajin | Philippines
chocolate hills is so wonderfull. actually when i was
young, id thought it's really a bunch of chocolate that was my real
fave.really seems a chocolate when its wet. but why i didnt found it listed
on new7wonders. pls vote for it...
2007-08-31 Daisy | unknown
its so nice to see in my hometown.............so come here and enjoy it,,,,,,,
2007-04-02 KENGY | Poblacion Sur Carmen Bohol
Chocolate Hills, a unique geological feature in this limestone area. It's a wonderful to look up!!