Cebu City is known as the Queen City of the South. It is one of the most well-liked targets in all of the Philippines for overseas tourists. It has the largest sea port in the Philippines and the second largest city in the country. Also known as the oldest city established by the Spaniards in the country. It brags of natural resources like having white sand beaches. There are many historical sites also to enjoy in Cebu City.
Our day in Cebu City ( Click pictures for larger view)
This cross, put up by Ferdinand Magellan, marked the beginning of Christianity, after the first Catholic Mass was celebrated here on April 14, 1521.
Basilica Minore Del Santo Niño (Cebu City)
The only Catholic Basilica in East Asia that houses the image of Santo Niño, it’s said that it was left by Ferdinand Magellan.
Fort San Pedro
The first Spanish fort in the Philippines. It was said that most of the fort has been destroyed already during Second World War.
Lapu lapu Shrine
The Lapu-Lapu Shrine is a 20-meter bronze statue located in the Mactan Shrine Park in Punta Engaño, Mactan Island, Cebu. The statue was put up to honor Rajah Lapu-Lapu, the native chieftain of Mactan Island who beaten Ferdinand Magellan during the historic Battle of Mactan in 1521.
Taoist Temple (Cebu City)
The center of worship for Taoism, the religion which follows the teachings of the ancient Chinese philosopher, Lao Tze. It is situated on Beverly Hills, the millionaires’ quarter of Cebu City.
Yap – San Diego – Ancestral House
One of the oldest houses in the Philippines built during the late 17th Century.
Ayala Center Cebu
Ayala Center Cebu is a great shopping mall in Cebu City, Philippines. It is the first Ayala Shopping Center located outside Metro Manila. Opened in 1994, and is owned by Ayala Malls.
Plantation Bay Resort and Spa
Looking for good place to stay in Cebu, Philippines – i recommended this one.