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Private Cebu City Tour with Lunch
"The city tour starts with a visit to the majestic Taoist Temple. Situated six kilometers from the city centre is this impressive and highly ornate temple of the Taoist religious community. Its size and architecture are evidence that a considerable part o which is where most of the city’s fresh produce is sold. We stop at the Basilica Minore de San Agustin which now houses the statue of the Infant Jesus. A short walk away is Magellan’s Cross the place where Christianity was first planted in Cebu. Not far away is Fort San Pedro the first military stronghold in the country. Its walls were recently restored and a garden is laid out in the inner courtyard an enticing refuge not far from the hustle and bustle of the harbor.  Proceed to Casa Gorordo the last stop of the tour. The Parian district in today’s downtown area was the residential home of Cebu’s wealthy at the turn of the century. Of the remaining four houses
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Cebu Historical Tour Including Magellan's Cross and Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride
"After being picked up from your Cebu hotel your heritage tour of Old Cebu begins with a visit to historic Fort San Pedro in Independence Park where your knowledgeable guide will share facts about the Spanish conquest and Spain’s ongoing military presence.Then step into a traditional horse-drawn carriage known as a calesa for a relaxing ride to Plaza Sugbo at City Hall. Continuing on foot you’ll take a guided walking tour of Old Cebu’s historic sites including the famous Magellan’s Cross planted by the explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1521. You’ll also enjoy a short walk to Cebu’s two landmark churches the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño and the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral (the seat of the Archdiocese of Cebu).After a look around the Museum of Sacred Treasures
From $109.00
 
Full Day Whale Shark Experience with Tumalog Falls from Cebu
"Cebu is one of the best places to visit in Philippines. The island is surrounded by beautiful beaches coral atolls and rich fishing grounds. The whale sharks watching trip will depart at 5am a 4 hour drive from Cebu city center to Oslob. You will arrive at Tan-awan which is located 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from the center town of Oslob. Here you can see many tourists snorkel and dive with the whale sharks. You will be provided with snorkeling equipment so you can swim with the whale sharks. Swimming with whale sharks is amazing but there are some rules implemented by the local govern you are not allow to touch the whale sharks or fed them.After the whale shark watching
From $190.00

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Basilica del Minore Sto. Nino

If you want to get more holy at the same time learn something about the Birth place of Christianity in the Philippines then visit this church with towering façade with Romanesque and classical...
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kemisteryoso
Jun 24, 2010

Basilica del Santo Nino

Right next to the little hut housing Magellan's Cross is the Church of Saint Augustin, better known as the Basilica del Santo Nino. This is no less than the soul of Cebu... One can't even begin to...
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schwein
May 13, 2009

Basilica Minore del Santo Nino

The Basilica Minore del Santo Nino is the oldest Church in the Philippines. It is the sanctuary of the Miraculous image of Sto. Nino in which this image was given to Queen Juana by Magellan. The...
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freddie18
Feb 03, 2009

Basilica Minore del Santo Niño

It is a 16th century church in the heart of Cebu City, and built on the exact spot where the image of the Santo Niño, a sculpture depicting Jesus as a black Holy Child, was found by Spanish...
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josephva
Apr 09, 2008

Basilica del Santo Nino

Basilica del Santo Niño was erected by Augustinian Fathers in 1565 making it the first church in the Philippines. It was built as a home for the country's oldest religious relic, an image of the Santo...
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gypsysoul73
Aug 31, 2007

Basilica Minore Del Santo Nino

Not one of the most stunning Philippine church structures I've seen but nevertheless a must visit due to its historical relevance. In 1565, Spanish conquistadors, led by Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, found...
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nimato
Jul 22, 2007

Lapu Lapu

I dont think this is actually in Cebu itself, but it is nearby. This is where Lapu Lapu killed Ferdinand Magellan On April 27 1521. I came here on April 26, so there was a big festival goin on. This...
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DJ_Rolo
Sep 28, 2005

Sto. Niño de Cebu

Constructed in the mid 1700's, the church houses the image of the Sto. Niño believed to be the one brought by Ferdinand Magellan to the country. Everyday, there is a long queue of people wanting to...
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asianbelle
Dec 03, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Cebu City

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Metropolitan Cathedral

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...
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Island Hopping

This will be my 3rd Banca Cruise Experience here in Cebu..It's a great way to experience snorkeling and swimming..Our office team won this treat for being able to have a good work performance..We had...
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Colon Street

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...
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Lapu Lapu

We enjoyed wandering around the colourful market in Lapu Lapu. We bought some very cheap shell based souvenirs and took photos of the colourful stalls. I was intending to bargain here but it was so...
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Kawasan Falls

My team and I flew with Asiana Airlines to Cebu City and part of our itinerary was the Kawasan Falls. Prior to getting there, were had high expectations of seeing the turquoise waters of the Kawasan,...
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