Fountain at Fuente Osmeña Circle

Fuente Osmeña Circle: The
Central Park of Cebu City

The Fuente Osmeña Circle is not your typical nature park. Some know it as the popular circular field in the heart of Cebu City, or as one of the liveliest venues during the Sinulog parade.It has all you want in a park – a spacious field for recreational activities, a walkway for jogging, and benches to kick back and enjoy the ambiance.This recreational area, aptly dubbed “The Heart of Cebu,” also celebrates one of the most notable Cebuanos in Philippine history.

Signage of the Plaza Independencia

Plaza Independencia | Take a
Stroll along Philippine History

Plaza Independencia is the largest public park in Cebu City. The spacious, open area makes it perfect for all kinds of recreational activities. You will find students practicing for school dances, fitness enthusiasts on early morning brisk walks, or couples who are simply hanging out to enjoy some fresh air and good ambiance.However, the plaza is more than just a place for fun under the sun. It is also one of the most important historical places in Cebu. Here, you will find the oldest fort on the island and several items and monuments that are an essential part of Philippine history.

Admire Mactan Island's Newly
Renovated Plaza Rizal

The island of Mactan may be known as the Historic Resort City, but there’s more than just relaxing beaches. There’s a list of cafes, restaurants, and shopping malls that make the island a must visit for any tourist.It also has a selection of budget friendly parks with different things to offer. The huge open space surrounding the Mactan Shrine has hosted many prestigious events, like the Kadaugan Festival. The Mactan Newtown is also very similar to the IT Park in Cebu City, with their own food park inside.

The Pasilong sa Naga in Southern Cebu at night

Pasilong sa Naga: The New Southern
Cebu Architectural Wonder

There are many Southern Cebu tourist spots that locals and foreign tourists visit and explore on a daily basis. These include an extensive list of secluded beaches, historical churches, and culinary establishments serving the island’s most iconic delicacies.In the Industrial Hub of Southern Cebu, the City of Naga Boardwalk is a popular place to unwind and enjoy one’s afternoon, but the list of attractions in the area is now longer thanks to a brand new public park that recently opened.

SM Seaside's Sky Park

Take a break at Sky Park
Found in SM Seaside Cebu

SM Seaside Cebu is one of the biggest malls in Asia. Various international brands, boutiques, and restaurants can be found inside, giving you tons of options for your food and shopping adventures.But even shopping can be a drag, and sometimes you just want to sit back and relax before heading home.

The open pond of the Cascades Nature Park

Cascades Nature Park: What You
SHOULD NOT Miss Out On

Exploring the great outdoors is always an exciting idea. While some prefer to sit back and relax as they take in the beauty of mother nature, others want to get their adrenaline pumping.Whatever it is you prefer, doing them at home will surely suffice, but there are places where you can up the ante.

stunning view of City of Naga Boardwalk

City of Naga Boardwalk:
A Stunning Walk Above the Ocean

The City of Naga is not your typical countryside destination. One of Cebu’s biggest festivals, the Dagitab, also known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated here annually. There are many spots and spectacles that make this rising business sector stand out among other Southern Cebu towns. You may have known about this industrial town because of its trekking hotspot, Mt. Naupa, but a more established tourist spot has emerged as one of the most relaxing places to go to. The City of Naga Boardwalk is a hybrid of a relaxing nature park where you can also have a peaceful walk by the sea, giving you a new bayside attraction to do your favorite recreational activities.

Cebu Business Park, on of Cebu's most popular nature parks

The Most Popular Public
Nature Parks in Cebu City

After a long day, taking a walk alongside nature would be a perfect way for you to unwind. Luckily, when you travel to the Queen City of the South, there are several options for you to relax and spend time away from your busy schedule. Nature parks are very prominent in Cebu — places where you can hang out with friends or spend time with yourself.Public transportation is very prevalent in these areas, making it easier to get where you need to go. There are several great places for barkadas in Cebu City, with many activities to be done whether in the morning or even at night.

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