Category: Historical Places

Fort San Pedro: The Oldest Military Structure in Cebu

Fort San Pedro: The Oldest Military Structure in Cebu Fort San Pedro

The Fort San Pedro is a former military structure that hearkens back to years of history in the Queen City of the South. The many beaches and islands of Cebu make it an ideal destination for a much needed vacation getaway, but it is just as unique and interesting with the countless historical attractions you […]

A Southern Cebu History Tour From Samboan’s Heritage Sites

A Southern Cebu History Tour From Samboan’s Heritage Sites Siempre Samboan sign

Samboan is home to some of the most interesting tourist spots in Southern Cebu. Samboan is a small town in Southern Cebu. This place is extremely popular with the many waterfalls that make it an ideal destination for trekking and canyoneering. To get there, you will have to take a four-hour trip from Cebu City […]

Cebu Heritage | Must-Visit Historical Sites

Cebu Heritage | Must-Visit Historical Sites

Your trip wouldn’t be complete without visiting these Cebu heritage sites. Cebuanos are very proud of their heritage. From their food, their music, their attitude, their religion, and overall culture, Cebu heritage remains strong and proud. And all this could be traced to the city’s history. To this day, locals and foreigners alike flock to […]

Relive the Battle of Mactan at the Lapu-Lapu Monument

Relive the Battle of Mactan at the Lapu-Lapu Monument Lapu Lapu Statue at the Mactan Shrine

The Lapu-Lapu monument is the main attraction in the Mactan Shrine. Ferdinand Magellan’s voyage to Cebu led him to introduce Christianity to the Filipinos. Though his expedition was a success, he met his demise upon arriving at a nearby island on April 27, 1521. With improvised weapons, local chieftain Lapu-Lapu and his men defeated the […]

Marcelo B. Fernan Bridge: The Island Connector

Marcelo B. Fernan Bridge: The Island Connector Marcelo B. Fernan bridge

The Marcelo B. Fernan Bridge connects Mandaue City and Lapu Lapu City to make it easier for people to travel up north. Few places in Cebu compete with the activity that goes on atop the Marcelo B. Fernan Bridge. Many cars, bikes and motorcycles fill the lanes to rush to their desired destinations. Since 1999, […]

Colon and Carbon Market | Quintessential Cebu City Landmarks

Colon and Carbon Market | Quintessential Cebu City Landmarks

In Downtown Cebu, Colon Street and the Carbon Market are very notable landmarks. Cities are like people. They have their own brand of personalities. And for each city, there are probably one or two spots that encapsulate what it is about. For Cebu City, the two areas that best represent it would have to be […]

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