You are going to the Queen City of the South – Cebu City – of the Philippines, and wanting to enjoy the place the best way possible. This article tackles how you are able to roam around the city while experiencing your finest Cebu city tour.
Cebu city is a hot tourist spot on the globe. It is one of the major cities of the country. It is found at the center of the Philippines thus, geographically, it has its advantage. It has ports that bring goods and transportations to the near islands of the North and the South.
Also, this city is rich in national history for it is the spot where the first Christian missionaries, and first converts, are in. Moreover, the city includes sceneries that are truly worth visiting.
Now, what are valuable tips when traveling to Cebu city?
1. Go to the museums
Significant historical attractions are based in Cebu city. And, museums here are the ancient prisons, ancestral homes, and war forts.
In a Cebu city tour, you get to visit the museums. In doing so, you are able to explore the abundant stories of the past through the remnants of the people who, in any way, contribute to Cebu city’s culture and lifestyle.
Among the popular museums in the city are Museo Sugbo, Fort San Pedro, Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House, The Jesuit House, and Casa Gorordo.
While you are at it, see the surrounding monument and historical landmark: “Heritage of Cebu Monument” and “Magellan’s Cross“.
2. Visit the churches
An interesting trait of Cebuanos (or Filipinos, in general) is their religiosity. If you go to Cebu, do visit their great churches.
It is noteworthy that the mother church of the Philippines is found in Cebu city. Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu, which is titled by the head of Rome as “Mother and Head of all Churches in the Philippines” becomes a monumental attraction of the Philippines.
It is where the famous Santo Niño relic lies. It is popular because this Santo Niño relic is believed to be the first ever Santo Niño relic that enters the Philippines.
Also, a worship place among the Chinese community of Cebu, the Cebu Taoist Temple, is a beauty to behold. Well-structured and truly inspired by Chinese architecture and design, Taoist Temple becomes a tourist attraction.
This temple is on the elevated portion of the city so it has a good view. And since it is far from the urban city, it is serene and tranquil which makes it ideal place for meditation…