Chocolate Hills, Philippines - More than 1,770 perfectly cone-shaped hills can be found in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines, more exactly in Bohol. The unusual geological formation has baffled geologists for decades. There are different theories on how the hills formed. Over an area of 50 square kilometers, the amazing hills are Philippines’s 3rd National Geological Monument together with Hundred Islands National Park and Taal Volcano, the world’s smallest active volcano.

Chocolate Hills, Philippines - More than 1,770 perfectly cone-shaped hills can be found in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines, more exactly in Bohol. The unusual geological formation has baffled geologists for decades. There are different theories on how the hills formed. Over an area of 50 square kilometers, the amazing hills are Philippines’s 3rd National Geological Monument together with Hundred Islands National Park and Taal Volcano, the world’s smallest active volcano.

Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

Chocolate Hills, Bohol Island

Chocolate Hills, Bohol Island

The Chocolate Hills is an unusual geological formation in Bohol province, Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres (20 sq mi).  They are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, hence the name.

The Chocolate Hills is an unusual geological formation in Bohol province, Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres (20 sq mi). They are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, hence the name.

Chocolate Hills - Bohol, Philippines

Chocolate Hills - Bohol, Philippines

Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

The Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

The Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

Chocolate Hills, Philippines. More than 1,700 of the grass-topped limestone hills may dot the Bohol Province in the Philippines, millions of years after being weathered by erosion. The domes range in size from around 100 feet to 160 feet tall. (Photo: Per-Andre Hoffmann via Getty Images)

Chocolate Hills, Philippines. More than 1,700 of the grass-topped limestone hills may dot the Bohol Province in the Philippines, millions of years after being weathered by erosion. The domes range in size from around 100 feet to 160 feet tall. (Photo: Per-Andre Hoffmann via Getty Images)

The Chocolate Hills, Philippines -- a perfect uniform shape and the height is about 30-50 m.  Probably formed by self-destruction of an active volcano.  According to legend, they were formed from the tears of a giant who lost his love.

The Chocolate Hills, Philippines -- a perfect uniform shape and the height is about 30-50 m. Probably formed by self-destruction of an active volcano. According to legend, they were formed from the tears of a giant who lost his love.

VISIT DEC-FEBRUARY Chocolate Hills, Bohol near to Cebu, Philipines.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

VISIT DEC-FEBRUARY Chocolate Hills, Bohol near to Cebu, Philipines. More

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