Places to go in Cebu City

  1. Tops Lookout - elevated lookout point, overlooking the city - great at night on a clear day when there is no fog
  2. Taoist Temple - well maintained temple perched on a hillslope inside Beverly Hills
  3. Magellan's Cross - great historical significance, in Mactan where Magellan claimed the Philippines for Spain
  4. Lapu-Lapu Shrine - not really a shrine, but a 20-meter bronze statue of Lapu-Lapu, the chieftain who killed Magellan
  5. Basilica Minore del Santo Nino - commonly known as Santo Niño Church, is an old church built in 1565
  6. Fort San Pedro - built in the early 1700s to protect against Muslim raids, it has cannons, walled fortifications, etc.

Food to eat in Cebu City

  1. Siomai - in Tisa in Labangon
  2. Ngohiong - only found in Cebu (practically all street corners) - deep fried spring rolls with Chinese 5-spice seasoning
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Things to do, Places to go outside Cebu City

  1. Cantabaco Cave - Toledo, Cebu Province
  2. Waterfalls - Barile, Cebu Province
  3. Chicharon and Lechon - in public market of Carbar, Cebu Province
  4. Whale Shark Tour - Oslob, Cebu Province