Cebu City, the Philippines’ oldest city is also one of the country’s leading metros. However, despite its booming economic status, this city of contrasts blends well with history, culture, and contemporary attractions. We've included the things to try and places to see when in the amazing island of Cebu.
Since Cebu is the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines, it boasts of several historic landmarks.
See the famed Magellan’s Cross and pay homage to the historic Basilica del Sto. Nino - home to the renowned religious image of the child Jesus.
Take on the historical route and visit the Fort San Pedro.
Head over to Oslob and meet the gentle giants of the sea, the whale sharks or locally known as the butanding
Plunge into the cool, captivating waters of Kawasan Falls.
Try the lip-smacking traditional favorite - the lechon, or roasted suckling pig.
Get a bite of its sweet mangoes, or bring home some of the all-time favorite pasalubong from Cebu - the dried mangoes.
Take a quick trip to a public market for the for island's famous dried fish - danggit.
With rich historical background, natural splendors and interesting culture, Cebu, the Queen City of the South is truly a place worthy of its name.