Category: Churches & Temples

Southern Cebu Churches and Their Classic Architecture

Southern Cebu Churches and Their Classic Architecture

Churches in Southern Cebu have a very detailed architecture that makes them great tourist spots. The Philippines is a melting pot for beautiful churches. The impressive architecture has lasted for several decades, and many of these are located in Southern Cebu. Churches in the province are very different from the ones in the city. The […]

Cebu Taoist Temple: A Walk into Chinese History

Cebu Taoist Temple: A Walk into Chinese History Pagoda style roofs at a replica of the Great Wall of China

The Cebu Taoist Temple is a great place for prayers and photos thanks to its Chinese pagoda design. Taoism, aka Daoism, believes that there is a strong force that guides us in our lives. Based on the writings of Lao Tzu, this religion follows “Living according to the way” focusing on humility and piety. This […]

The Temple of Leah: A Man’s Dedication of Love

The Temple of Leah: A Man’s Dedication of Love Facade of Temple of Leah

The Greco-Roman architectural design of the Temple of Leah makes it a beautiful sight in some of the city’s mountain barangays. Teodorico Adarna has done one of the craziest things in the name of love. The most over-the-top act you can think of pales in comparison to his dedication to his significant half. In the […]

The Home of the Santo Niño and Its Many Trials and Triumphs

The Home of the Santo Niño and Its Many Trials and Triumphs Basilica del Sto. Niño facade

The Basilica is one of the oldest Catholic churches in Cebu, with a history worth remembering. In the heart of downtown Cebu, the city’s oldest church stands tall. Its history precedes itself, rising from the ashes many times throughout the years. For almost half a millennium, it has kept the image of the Santo Niño […]

San Pedro Calungsod Chapel and Its Modern Design

San Pedro Calungsod Chapel and Its Modern Design Facade of Pedro Calungsod Chapel

Cebuanos have come to admire the impressive architecture of the San Pedro Calungsod Chapel. Although their main purpose is to be an avenue for people to express their faith, churches in the Philippines are also known to be very artistic in style and design. Murals of famous stories in the Bible and the use of […]

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