Philippine Tourism

Philippine is a town in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Terneuzen, and lies about 23 km southeast of Vlissingen. It is located close to the border with Belgium, 5 km southwest of the city of Terneuzen. It received city rights in 1506. Philippine has gained some renown for its mussel restaurants. On the village square there is a fountain in the shape of a mussel. Philippine was a separate municipality until 1970, when it was merged with Sas van Gent. In 2001, the town of Philippines had 1,970 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.60 km², and contained 853 residences.The statistical area "Philippines", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2,180. The land lord, Hieronymus Lauweryn (1505), who founded this town, gave it the name Sainct Philippine, choosing the Apostle as Patron Saint. Reviewing the name "Philippine" strictly on its etymology, it is derived from the Greek phrase Φίλος Ίππος Νησί Fílos Íppos Ni̱sí meaning "Island of the Horse Friend", nevertheless has nothing to do with the name of the town.


Home to pretty treasures, Philippine is Netherlands's best kept secret. Philippine is located at a short trip away from Rotterdam a major city in Netherlands. Take a short trip from Philippine and set some time aside to explore the Rotterdam. Dotted with places like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. A vacation to Philippine can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Philippine.

  • Know the pollution level of Philippine before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 51.72 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 26.14 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.26 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 42.39 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.13 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 39.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 42.39 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Philippine for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Philippine.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.68 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.09 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.73 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.09 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 26.85 (Low)
    • Attacks 20.09 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.7 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.66 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.21 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.27 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Philippine is 161.27 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 75.32 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.72 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 47.65 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.13 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.33 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.32 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.51 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 79.99 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Philippine

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.54 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 96.84 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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