Province of Cebu Things to Do

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Province of Cebu Things to Do

  • Basilica Del Santo Nino

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    "Basilica Minore del Santo Nino Cebu" is the oldest Roman Catholic Church of 16th century in Cebu city. Located in the center of the city and is a perfect example of combination of three different architecture styles ... The church was built at the exact location where the image of Santo Nino that means the Black Holy Child Jesus was...

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  • Island Hopping

    Cebu City Things to Do

    As you are in Cebu, dont forget to make a day trip to Olango Island, in which as first u have to reach Mactan Lapu Lapu w the jeepneys and / or Vhires departing next to the SM Shopping Mall ... From "Angasil Pier" or in front of the "Hilton Hotel Pier" the boats are departing in about every 30 mins in which u can reach Olango Island in 20 mins....

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  • Lapu Lapu Monument

    Cebu City Things to Do

    "Lapu Lapu Shrine", a giant monument of Datu Lapu Lapu, a native leader who did fight Spanish soldiers and defeat them for his own country as Philippines ... The Mactan War was in 1521, and for his honour now this 20 mt high statue is build up ... A small park and several souvenir shops are around, also some kindda open air market ... And if u...

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  • Magellan's Cross

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    This is the alleged Cross Planted by the portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magallanes (spanish name is ferdinand magellan) during his first visit to Cebu Province in april 21, 1521 whereby he claimed the islands for the spanish empire (an irony as the philippines was part of the portuguese sphere of influence as negotiated by the Pope for Spain and...

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  • Sky Experience Adventure

    Cebu City Things to Do

    As you go up in the lift to Floor 39, you begin to wonder if this is a good idea, still trying to convince yourself, you pay (600 Pesos?). After a few minutes you are sent to the safety area where you climb into a jumpsuit and are given a helmet (not sure how much protection this will give you if you are hurtling 40 floors below). Move up one...

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  • Taoist Temple

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    One of the most beautiful spots of "Cebu" .... Up on the hill in which u can take amazing pictures of the Temple and also looking down from temple to Cebu City nice photos to take ... As its not so crowded w tourists, nice spot to enjoy ... I recommend to take a cab from city to temple and as u reach there, just tell the driver to wait for u for...

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  • Fort San Pedro

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    Fort San Pedro is located on seaside and very close walking distance to Santo Nino Church .... U can catch almost any jeepney and take the direction to Magellan and will just across the street as u get off the jeepney and u r at the Fort .... It opens 09am and I think open till late, about 20pm, entrance fee is just 20p. Fort San Pedro is the...

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  • Colon Street

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    After visiting Yap Sandiego and Casa Gorordo, we wandered around and almost came across this colossus by accident. It is a huge monument to the history of Cebu. A fabulous piece of art that deserves a few minutes of your time to see the conflicts and triumphs of the city. There is no charge to visit this magnificent site, but it is truly...

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  • Kawasan Falls

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    do not miss to go to Kawasan falls 2 hours drive form the city you can hire a car with a driver for only 4,000 pesos you should leave by 6am and visit some countryside going there , like carcar where in you can buy super delicious chicharon please buy as manu as you can cause when your home you will regret it .

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  • Zoomers Indoor Black Light Miniature...

    1 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    The weekend before holly week, we are looking for something to do, then we found zoomers. my family went their what a surprise to find the place like this in cebu. i have 6 neices, Mom, Dad, sisters and brothers, are really enjoy specially me. we have no idea what mini golf about is. but we still tried to play, so when you start hole number one...

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  • Metropolitan Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is also one of the oldest churches in the country. If the Bantayan Church was built 1580, 15 years after, the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral was built on 1595. It's one of the typical type of Spanish churches and also undergone many reconstructions since the World War II. When I looked inside the Cathedral, the altar is...

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  • Cebu Provincial Capital

    Cebu City Things to Do

    This structure is the seat of provincial government of Cebu. Located on the far end of Osmena Blvrd and was constructed in the year 1937. It is a 3 level main building building with central dome and concave facade that contains an inscription saying " The authority of the Government emanates from the people" This is what I like most.

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  • Malacanang de Sugbu

    Cebu City Things to Do

    Also known as Malacanang in the south. Malacanang Palace houses the seat of power but I don't know if the power also seats in Malacanang in the south. It is now a building of Cebu Port Authority I think. Unlike the Malacanang of the North in Laoag City, the building is more modern and definitely not a museum. You can just take photo of the...

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  • Explore Kawasan Falls

    one of the best part in cebu is to explore the kawasan falls! only its 3hours drive from cebu cityhttp://adventurousfeet.blogspot.com/2010/06/part3-cebu-bohol-backpacking-trip-day1.html

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  • The Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary

    A fascinating place showcasing the extensive butterfly collection of the late Professor Julian Jumalon, including a small butterfly breeding area and his works of art. The so-called sanctuary is just the old residence of his family, where his daughter still lives and who now is in charge of the collection. His butterfly collection is vast and...

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  • University of San Carlos Museum

    Step into the old campus of the University of San Carlos (oldest college in the Philippines and in Asia, 1595 - Jesuits)and visit their museum. The museum has 4 small galleries: Spanish artifacts (religious images made of ivory, wooden retablos), Archaelogical finds (prehistoric hunting and gathering tools), Ethnographic collection (boat burials,...

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  • Costabella Beach

    Sometimes the best thing to do is nothing. Sleep, relax, special time with your wife and family. Costabella Beach has several things to do. If swimming in the ocean isn't what you like they have two pools to choose from. One pool has a really neat slide and the other has a childrens shallow section.Boats can be rented, jet skis are available and...

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  • Relaxing

    There's nothing like really, really relaxing about 1/2 way through your trip. Not that the other parts wern't relaxing, but to just relax and do nothing at your own pace is really GREAT! We spent several days at Costabella Beach Resort near Cebu.

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  • Fort San Pedro

    Fort Santiago is to Manila while Fort San Pedro is to Cebu. Fort San Pedro has served its life in various roles throughout the years since first constructed. Built in 1738 at the initiative of Juan Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, it is the smallest and oldest bastion in the country built to repel Muslim raiders. At times, it served as a stronghold for...

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  • Marcelo Fernan Bridge

    One of only 2 bridges that connects Cebu to Mactan Island and the newest, M. Fernan Bridge has a cable-stayed design structure with 3 spans. The 2 main towers being erected a distance away from the banks. Btw, the 2 bridges built across the Mactan Strait were designed high enough to accomodate even big ships to pass under, considering that the Cebu...

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  • Kawasan Falls - a treasure found

    The hotel staff recommended that we visit the Kawasan falls. From our resort we took a short tricycle ride and asked our driver to just come back for us in the afternoon. At the entrance, we hired a guide but it's really not necessary because you can pretty much follow the trail to lead you to the falls, however, the guide did come in handy to...

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  • Basilica Minore del Santo Nino - Cebu...

    The Basilica Minore del Santo Nino in Cebu City is just a few walks away from Fort San Pedro and Magellan's Cross. It is where the miraculous Santo Nino de Cebu is enshrined - considered as the oldest religious relic in the Philippines. Given By Magellan to Queen Juana in 1521, the statue survived the times and since then Cebuanos have cherished...

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  • Mactan Shrine - Lapu-lapu Monument.

    On April 27, 1521 on the actual site where the shrine is , then local chieftain Lapu-lapu and his men repulsed the Spanish invaders killing their leader, Ferdinand Magellan. Thus, Lapulapu became the first Filipino to have repelled European agression to the Philippine Islands making him the first recognized Filipino hero. A larger-than-life statue...

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  • Visit the Taoist Temple.

    Taoism as a religion or philosophy is very much alive at the Taoist Temple at Busay Hills a few kilometers uphill from downtown Cebu. The temple where the teachings of the Chinese philosopher, Lao Tzu serves as guide to one's way of life attracts a lot of visitors. Be the local Chinese living in Cebu who do ritual activities the Taoist way of...

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  • Island Hopping

    Fantastic way to spend a day with close friends/& family. It is best to leave early so you're able to do a lot of islands. You have to bargain, well ask one boat and then go to the other (not really sure as I didnt do the haggling) but as there's heaps of them it shouldnt be hard to get a good rate. We paid Php 3000 and we were able to fit at least...

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  • Carcar Rotunda

    In Carcar, the town plaza is a Rotunda by the center of the town's commercial area. The monuments and structures within the rotunda is revealing of its style of the Commonwealth era when it was built. The place is well-lighted at night making it a favorite place to hang-out considering it is centrally located in the town proper

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  • Magellan's Cross

    A few steps away from Fort San Pedro, Magellan's Cross is within reach. This is Cebu's most famous landmark. In 1521, Magellan planted a wooden cross on this very spot where the first Filipinos, Rajah Humabon, Queen Juana and 400 of their followers were baptized. During the 18th century, people started taking chips from the cross believing it had...

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  • Visita Iglesia - Naga Church

    The Church Of San Francisco de Asis in Naga, Cebu is made of coral and limestone. One of the youngest as compared to the other churches in neighboring towns, its exterior remains unchanged since it was built over a century ago. Consistent with the architecture style of churches in Cebu, the Muslim influence is noticeably present with the...

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  • Visita Iglesia - Boljoon Church

    The Church of Potrocinio de Maria in the town of Boljoon is considered as the oldest remaining original stone church in Cebu. Established in 1599, the church showcases old and complicated carvings and adornments. The church is built a few meters away from the seacoast and the rectangular belfry has big windows where cannons were installed during...

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  • Visita Iglesia - Sibonga Church

    The Nuestra Senora del Pilar Church in Sibonga town was built by the inhabitants - Bayanihan style. It is told that in the late 19th century, all male residents were required to bring to church 2 big stones every Monday. Construction were done all along without pay or just a very little amount for skilled workers. It took almost 30 years from the...

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  • Argao Hall Of Justice

    The original building with meter-thick coral-stone walls is within Argao's fortified walls built by the colonizing Spaniards in the 19th century. Originally, it was used as a school building for church worker's children and then as barracks in the 2nd World War. Damaged, it was soon renovated thru Bayanihan spirit by the locals and used back again...

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  • Visita Iglesia - Argao Church

    The Church of San Miguel Arcangel in Argao was built in the late 18th century. It's facade has a lot of stone sculpture decorations with the patron saint depicted at the center. The interior wood ceilings were painted with biblical scenes by famous muralists in the early 1900's.A good number of religious artifacts have remained in the church. There...

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  • Bahay na Tisa (House of Tile)

    Be fascinated with the great number of well-preserved century-old houses in the town poblacions-obviously built during the Spanish colonizing years. The most famous and best preserved is the "Bahay na Tisa" at the end of the so called Heritage Street. The stretch boasts of a dozen of these houses. Mostly made of stones mined from nearby areas and...

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  • Visita Iglesia - Minglanilla Church

    The Church of the Most Pure Heart of Mary in Minglanilla was constructed in the late 19th century. The church is made of Gothic style as shown by the triangularly-pointed arches and the top of the two bell towers blending with the semi-circular arched openings of the main door and windows. Freshly painted in beige color at the time we visited, the...

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  • Visita Iglesia - St Catherine Church -...

    Built in mid-19th vcentury, St. Catherine’s Church holds a unique architectural style. That is, inspired by Graeco-Roman style but incredibly with strong Muslim influence. Very obvious are the geometric figures of the twin bell towers which is topped by domes shaped almost similarly as those of Muslim mosques.

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  • Magallen's Cross

    Located by the main church in the city is the actual cross brought by Magallen when he came to the philippines, before he was killed locally by the national hero Lapu Lapu.

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  • Stay at the Shang

    If you book in advance, someone from the SHANG-RI LA MACTAN ISLAND RESORT will come and pick you up at the nice, clean and compact Cebu airport and take you on a bus straight to the hotel, around 20-25 minutes away. The drive into the hotel is impressive, with peacocks and deers along the way.The hotel is great, and the Shang corporation often uses...

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  • Cebu Motorbike Rental, Scooters

    Forget the taxis, the jeepneys, the tricycles. Rent a motor bike and be on your own when you feel like it. On Mactan Island, very near the airport is place called the Cadillac Cafe. The place has live bands, and rents motorbikes. I've rented there several times and it's usually about 550 pesos a day. The bikes are good bikes, names like honda and...

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  • Go BirdWatching

    The first time somebody mentioned birdwatching to me when I reached Cebu,, I was like,. Birdwatching? like what kind? I have never done this kind of activity in my whole life.. So when I got there I really didnt know what to expect. So i walked through a sort of marsh land ( white mud type of sand) in between mangroves... at round 2:00 pm.. waiting...

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  • Top of Cebu

    Taoist temple is on a hill and gives you a view of the bungalows of rich Chinese. But if you want a view of distant Mactan and party with a bunch of your friends, try Tops!Because of the altitude, it's particularly cold at night. There's a snack kiosk and tables for you to have a little picnic.Enjoy the clear skies during the day and the city...

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  • Know your Future

    If you just fancy going up the mountains of Cebu to look at the Beverly Hills' houses, do stop by the Taoist Temple. The temple preserves the teachings of Lao-Tse, the 600 B.C. Chinese philosopher. Please take the taxi to the top of the hill and climb down 81 steps (representing the 81 chapters of Taoism scriptures).At least try having your fortune...

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  • MAGELLANS CROSS

    Magellan St. - Planted in April 14, 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan, this marks the spot where the first Christian Filipinos, Rajah Humabon and Queen Juana and about 400 followers were baptized by Fr. Pedro Valderama. In 1525 to 1740, the Agustinian priests built an open shrine for the cross, but the natives began to take chips from the cross believing...

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  • Hop to MACTAN ISLAND

    A coral island and famous for scuba diving, where beach resorts of international standards are located. Also the site of the Export Processing Zone I, with 100 companies in operation, employing 36,575 people with a monthly payroll of P226 million. Land area - 150 has

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  • SINULOG

    Celebrated every 3rd Sunday of January, is Cebu's biggest and most popular. The feast is in honor of the holy image Senor Santo Nino de Cebu. Fiesta Senor as it widely known, is the most celebrated among Cebu's festivals where people converge along the route of a grand solemn procession and partake in the gaiety amidst a mardigras parade immersed...

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  • fort san pedro

    the smallest and oldest spanish fort in the country.... it was built in 1565 by miguel lopez de legaspi and served as the core of spanish settlement in the philippines. ...........admission fee is P10.00 daily from 9am to 11pm...........

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