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Tabon Caves Cradle of Civilization

 The Tabon Cave is located on Lipuun Point, Quezon, Palawan . It is known as the "Cradle of Philippine Civilization". It consist of a series of chambers where anthropologists discovered the remains of crude man and his tools. It came to the fore with the discovery of the 22,000 year old Tabon Man in its interior decades ago, along with other artifacts.

The Tabon Caves, dubbed as the Philippines' Cradle of Civilization is a set of caves located on Lipuun Point, north of Quezon municipality, in the south western part of the province of Palawan on Palawan Island , in the Philippines . The caves are named after the Tabon scrubfowl .

It is bordered on the south by the town proper of Quezon, Bgy. Panitian on the west, and the South China Sea on the north and east. Out of 215 known caves, 29 have been explored and seven of these are open to the public. The seven include Tabon, Diwata, Igang and Liyang Caves. One of the oldest human bones found in the Philippines, the Tabon Man , was found here in 1962. Other excavated, unexamined remains are stored onsite. The complex is managed by the National Museum and was declared as a National Cultural Treasure

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