Sunday, November 24, 2013

Souvenir Shop in Banaue Rice Terraces Viewpoint

Banaue Rice Terraces Viewpoint is one of the must-visit places in Banaue, Ifugao.  It the best spot to view the magnificent Banaue Rice Terraces.

The Banaue Rice Terraces Viewpoint is also the place where you can find a store/shop selling cool and affordable souvenir items. You can find here contemporary art executed in wood. Most of the items symbolize the rich history and culture of the Ifugaos.

Nina, Me and Andy

What to buy in Banaue, Ifugao

The souvenir prices are ranging from fifty pesos to thousands of pesos and more. You can find here figurative wood sculptures and wood carvings with different kind of images like anito- a collective name for the pre-Hispanic belief system in the Philippines, carabao, rooster chicken, snake, frog, Bethlehem and among others.

If you want to see more unique and old wooden images of the ancestors, you can see it the Banaue Museum, Cordillera Sculpture Museum and in a museum in Bontoc, Mountain Province.

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