Tinago Falls Of Iligan City

Tinago Falls is a waterfall located in Iligan City , Lanao del Norte on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao . This is the main attraction for the tourists of the city , the city is also known as " City with amazing Waterfall ".

 Tinago is from the word " tinago" , the falls are hidden deep within a  valley, it is estimated that up to FIVE HUNDRED ( 500 ) steps to walk down the road to reach the hidden falls.

 The waterfall is too high, and the frigid water rustling its stunning deep and quiet lake basin shape appearing as blue lagoon . Under a waterfall  there is little cave that can go in person to listen the trickle of water .

According to legend there is an influential and powerful sultan  who was AGOK and his wife.they are assigned by their village to become king and Queen but they became arrogant and selfish

leadership of their village. At when people conceive the queen , a fairy who pretended to be a beggar , asked for help to the queen but rather to help  the fairy rejected and condemned because of  that the fairy cursed the queen that  here their child would be ugly but the queen ignored and eventually drove the fairy who pretended to be a beagar.

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And their son become ugly. the king' and Queen was sad and disappointed , they expected their children would be lovely as like the Queen. They hode their child in a cave to avoid embarrassment . Tin-ag was the  named of their child, which means " hidden face".

 And the child grew, and came out of the cave and she was amazed of what she see.she saw the fairy who cursed her parents she offered it to change her appearance in a memorable and luxurious beauty which she accepted and she became " Tinago Falls "


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