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Cebu City Tour Itinerary – Suroy sa Sugbo

Cebu has it all! From ravishing beaches, island hopping, historical infrastructures, iconic city sights, colorful festivals, huge celebrations, and more. By just touring around the city, you can feel like your hopping from one country to another because every spots here in Cebu both natural and man-made has a lot of stories to tell to the people who visit the city.

Explore Cebu City like Dora the Explorer. Unleash the adventurer in you because Cebu City will let you witness its famous spots. Be amazed by these alluring sites that will make your dream to become a traveller come true!

Take time to hark-back what have happened during the time of the first hero of the Island of Mactan, experience the feeling of what is it like to be in the little Amsterdam of Cebu City, have the chance to be at the two overlooking temples of the city, take a house tour at the most historic house built along the city several years ago, and let the city lights drop your jaw as you step your foot on the highest landscape Cebuanos have made.

[Photo credits to: @phengermany]

Look back what happened in Mactan Island on April 27, 1521 when Magellan’s fleets took a stop in the island and how the Cebuanos fought and defeat this Spanish invader who happened to be responsible of bringing the Christianity in the Philippines. This war became one of the most commemorated battles in the country.

[Photo credits to: @bamsalinas]

Let Cebu City give you the feeling of being at home while you are the Casa Gorordo. This house was made of coral stone blocks and molave hardwood flooring. It is filled with century old paintings, antique furniture, costumes, religious images, and other stuff that were made in the 1800s.

[Photo credits to: @travel.shooter]

Get the chance to have an adventure with the dragons in one of the most iconic Taoist Temple of the city. This temple is considered to be the symbol of the city’s large and prosperous Chinese population. This is also a center of worship for Taoism, the religion that follows the principles of the ancient philosopher Lao Tze.

[Photo credits to: @ida.ptoptot]

Feel the vibe of being at the Amsterdam when you visit the Sirao Garden that is filled of the different kinds of blooming flowers. This site is very amusing as the vibrant colors of the flower gives a refreshing scenery.

[Photo credits to: @iya.aguastin]

Feel the cool breeze of the air even if the sun shines brightly as you take a step at the Temple of Leah. This temple is situated in the mountain that offers a panoramic view of the city.

[Photo credits to: @iamcalebsfairy]

Do not miss the feeling of being on top of the world as you take your eyes on the city lights while you are in the Tops of Cebu. This place is also one of the most visited sites in the city. The best time to go up here is at night and during full moon so you could feel like you’re watching the moon so close.

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Cebu Canyoneering Kawasan Waterfalls Adventure

For sure, a lot of youths have already experienced going to pristine beaches, historical infrastructures, and have already hiked mountains to see the beautiful landscape of the earth. Young as we are, we all want to have a plot-driven life. We want to have an extraordinary adventure even once in a while. Come, join me as I reveal to you a place where you could check the adventures you want to experience from your bucket list.

[Photo credits to: @jordi_lp]

Cebu is a gateway not only to the places that we want to visit, but it is also a gateway to an extraordinary adventure we could ever have in our life. And yes! Some of extreme and fun adventures could also be found in Cebu. And one of these intense escapade is the famous Canyoneering.

[Photo credits to: @whereiseu]

Badian, Cebu is located in the southern part of Cebu province. This municipality offers not only pristine beaches. It also offers paramount water adventure that will surely be one of the most memorable experiences of those who want to try it. It’s what they call the canyoneering or canyoning in their iconic Kawasan waterfalls. This magnificent waterfalls became famous to the tourists because of its turquoise water surrounded by the lush green forests with the relaxing sound of the waters falling to its wide pool.

[Photo credits to: @shlshmsdn]

Fun fact based on the dictionary, canyoneering is a sport of exploring a canyon by engaging in such activities as rappelling, rafting, and waterfall jumping. And this water activity is one of the famous things you should try if you are going to visit Southern Cebu.

[Photo credits to: @elizali7]

Aside from canyoneering, Kawasan Waterfalls could also be the perfect spot for those who want to unwind, relax, and escape from the busy metro. Guests could also buy their snacks at the nearest stores in the area, but always make sure to leave no trace to maintain the beauty of these magnificent waterfalls.

The canyoneering starts in the mountain area of Badian and ends in the final level of Kawasan waterfalls. This activity does not only focus on jumping from a 40-feet high waterfall, it also includes hiking, water rafting, and climbing.

[Photo credits to: @threedaytriptips]

With regards to this, may I also suggest that even you are travelling in a group and wish to experience this water adventure, it still much better if you join a proper canyoneering tour so, your safety wouldn’t be compromised.

[Photo credits to: @signorenziesee]

How to get here? You just simply book a tour from South Shore Travel and Tours. They offer affordable tour packages that suits for your extreme adventure budget. They also assure to their guests to bring home an unforgettable Cebu South tour. Not only that, they’re also responsible when it comes to safety as this canyoneering activity as a little bit scary for some and for the first timers.

While we are still young, it’s not bad to go out from our comfort zone because some of the great experiences in life are beyond from the box where we are hiding.

[Photo credits to: @b_riveraaaa]

Pandanon Island Cebu: A Heaven-like Paradise

Cebu is undeniably the queen when it comes to pristine beaches. Its beauty has the power to amaze thousands of people. No wonder, why Cebu is still one of the best places on earth where island hopping is the top activity.

[Photo credits to: @natluperte]

This coming holiday season, for sure, we all want to spend it nice and wise. We want to spend the season together with our friends or family in a place where we could share thousands of memories with them. With this, I’ll share you one of the best islands in Cebu that will surely make you the happiest this holidays!

Lies between Cebu and Bohol is an island that possess a powdery white sand and crystal-clear water. With its magnificent view and relaxing mood, this island will surely take you to an unforgettable island hopping adventure. Wondering what’s the name of this island? Come, take a big leap and create memories at Pandanon Island!

Pandanon Island is known to be one of the most-visited islands in Cebu. Aside from its pristine waters and fine white sand, it’s just an hour or two away from the city. And with that, it makes the island interesting for tourists because of its accessibility. Specifically, Pandanon Island Cebu is located east of Mactan, south of Olango Island, and north from the mainland of Bohol.

[Photo credits to: @38ca_insta]

Like many other islands, the top activity here in Pandanon Island is swimming and sunbathing. Also, if you want to experience an extraordinary water adventure, you may rent a jet ski, however, the price is quite big.

[Photo credits to: @getlostwithadventuress]

On the other hand, what make Pandanon Island of Cebu unique is because of the white-column ruins of a functional structure. This ruins will catch your attention while you are approaching the island. Also, Pandanon Island has also its narrow sand bar that rises during low-tide. If you also want place where you could put all your things and foods, there are cottages for rent available in Pandanon Island at an affordable rate.

[Photo credits to: @mirrorlessph]

If you want to make your island hopping safe and easy, just contact South Shore Tours Cebu. They’re the one who will make sure that you’re island hopping adventure is not waste of time, but a memory worth remembering. Not only that, they will make sure that you’ll fall in love with the place where they take you, especially here in Pandanon Island.

[Photo credits to: @ayuwakigram]

See how amazing this Pandanon Island is? With all the things you see in this island, you can actually say that Pandanon Island is a heaven-like paradise because of its magnificent view towards the horizon where the sky and the sea meets. Its refreshing ambiance serves as an open palace where everyone can enjoy and relax after having a long day at the busy city.

[Photo credits to: @kurutamaru]

Caohagan Island, Cebu: A Heavenly Place

When we are stressed from work or from school, the first thing that gets into our mind is to go island hopping. If not, to go to a place that we can consider it as “heaven on earth”. We all want to stamp our feet and leave a foot mark on the beach’s white sand and soak our body on the refreshing water with the heat of the sun kissing on our skin.

Cebu has proven a lot of things when it comes to history and tourist’s spots. Its pristine beaches that attracts most of the tourists from across the globe manifests of why Cebu is known to be the Queen City of the South. Come and join me as I will let you see and experience the one of the magnificent islands of Cebu—the Caohagan Island!

[Photo Credits to: @caohagan_island]

Caohagan Island, Cebu is one of the islets in Olango Island located few hours from Lapu-Lapu City. The magnificent Caohagan Island is pretty small, but still deserves a visit as it flaunt its wholesome beauty that will let your jaw drop.

[Photo Credits to: @caohagan_island]

The Caohagan Island is really perfect for those backpackers who are looking for an island where people are easy to deal with, an island that offers a lot of seafood to eat, and of course, an island that is strict enough to protect its marine life which makes the island a bountiful place for both the tourists and the people who lives in there.

[Photo Credits to: @jy7922]

Caohagan Island’s beauty lays out it powdery white sand that touches your sole. This alone can remove all the stress you had from the city, what more if you plunge your whole body to its crystal-clear and calm water and swim with hundreds of marine life that lives underneath the seawater of the island.

[Photo Credits to: @caohagan_island]

When you feel like it’s getting hotter, worry not, because the Caohagan Island’s tall and huge trees will save you from the heat of the sun to kiss your skin and will provide you a cool and refreshing air that will let you feel that you are away from stress.

[Photo Credits to: @caohagan_island]

Of course, it’s not enough if you just keep on taking photos in the island. You must also try going to the market called lab-asan where they display and sell their fresh from the water seafood. Also, you should not miss buying their souvenir items that could remind you all of the best things happened in Caohagan Island!

How to get there easily? Well, South Shore Travel Cebu will make it more safe and easy for you. They will let you feel the island vibe and enjoy while you’re still away from the busy metro.

Caohagan Island Cebu will surely make you much happier as this island will let you experience an exciting island hopping adventure. From its fine white sand to its crystal-clear water, and down to its colorful coral reefs and marine life, this island will really make your jaw drop and say “Caohagan Island is truly a heaven on earth” one shouldn’t miss to experience.

[Photo Credits to: @caohagan_island]

Casa Gorordo Museum, Cebu: The Memoir of the Past

Cebu City is considered to be the most historic and the oldest city in the Philippines. It is rich not only in nature, but also rich in history. The history that made Cebu a better place for everyone. It’s no wonder why this island in the Central Visayas Region is called as the Queen City of the South.

Located at the heart of Cebu City, is a house, presently called as “Casa Gorordo” that was built in the 1850s and originally owned by Alejandro Reynes y Rosales. The house was then bought by a merchant from Vizcaya in Spain named Isidro Gorordo, and four generations of the Gorordo family have lived in this house, and this includes the first Filipino bishop of Cebu named Juan Gorordo. That is where the present name came from.

This Casa Gorordo Museum Cebu is located at Lopez Jaena Street, Parian, Cebu City. [Photo Credits by:  Steemit]

Base on the history I have learned, Casa Gorordo majestically serves as a definite illustration of the Spanish colonial era house locally known as “Balay nga Tisa” or in English, “House with tiled roof”. This Cebu Casa Gorordo Museum is also made of coral stone blocks, and molave hardwood flooring.

The unique architectural design of Casa Gorordo Museum, combines both native Spanish and Chinese influences which entices hundreds of tourists who visit in the city. You can also see variety of century-old paintings that are mounted and displayed inside the said museum. Also, the blending of the cultures from east and west is referred to “mestizo” that defines the character and identity of Filipinos.

[Photo credits by:  Pinterest]

Inside of Casa Gorordo Museum Cebu are the artifact collections that reflects the Cebuanos’ lifestyle from the late 1800s until the pre-World War II era. Also, there are Casa Gorordo Museum merchandise that are not available and cannot be found from any stores around the city.

[Photo credits by:  AsaNiQuen]

Antique materials can also be found inside the Casa Gorordo Museum such as the period’s furniture, costumes, religious images, wood carvings, decorative and household items, tools for farming, and kitchen tools and utensils. Contemporary arts could also be found in the gallery located at the ground floor of the house.

[Photo credits by:  Jay Dilan]

Included in the displays that could be found inside the Casa Gorordo Museum are the agricultural equipment that shows the evolution of farming culture in Cebu during the Spanish period.

In the ground floor of the house is designated as the waiting room for guests and the furniture here is made of bamboo. The basement of the house is considered to be the food storage.

[Photo credits by:  Bitlanders]

With the help of South Shore Cebu Travel and Tours, looking back the past and the history of Cebu will never be impossible as they make sure that every tourist who wants to know more about Cebu will be fall in love to this place.

Casa Gorordo Museum of Cebu is where every Cebuano’s heart belongs. This place reflects of who and what they are. As Cebu preserves its history and culture, the memoir of the past will forever be written within them.

[Photo credits by:  3D Academy]

Cebu Virgin Island: The Untouched Paradise of Bantayan

Wake up. Work. Sleep. Repeat.

Wake up. Study. Sleep. Repeat.

For sure, you get rid of doing this stuff over and over and over again for the entire year. Thinking how you would escape from the stress it brings to you. Sometimes, you are looking for a place where you could relax, refresh, and escape the busy life in the city.

Pack your things up! I know a place where you could hear nothing, but only the birds chirping and the wave that crashes the shoreline.

In the northern parts of Cebu in the Central Visayas region, specifically in Bantayan, the number of beaches will make you think which one to go to first. However, there’s this island that will surely catch your attention by the name itself—Cebu Virgin Island.

Virgin Island is a privately-owned island situated close to Sta. Fe, Bantayan. It’s like 30-minute away from the mainland. This spot in the northern part of Cebu flaunts a majestic powdery white sand and turquoise waters. The coconut trees planted on the island provides cool and refreshing air and will let you feel that you are away from the fast-paced and busy metro.

Fun fact, Virgin Island is also known as Sillion Island. According to my research, the term “sillion” means uncountable. Made me think that maybe, they called this place as sillion because of the numerous and different kind of species that lives in the island from the air down to its refreshing waters.

Back to its name Virgin Island. When we hear virgin, there’s one meaning that comes into our mind—untouched. You read it right. Virgin Island is not like the other islands in the Philippines that are highly developed. However, the place reclaims its beauty as this island gives us another meaning of the word “virgin”. Because even though it is untouched and slightly underdeveloped island, it will still provide pure happiness and pure satisfaction to everyone.

Virgin Island’s crystal-clear water offers snorkeling adventure with the marine life that lives underneath. Also, if you are an adventurous person, you could do cliff diving here!

If you also wish to have a rest, there are cottages on the island that will provide you a shed for an affordable rate. The foods are pretty good and will make you feel the island vibe at its cheapest price.

With the help of South Shore Cebu Travel and Tours, no items in your bucket list will be left unchecked. Booking a tour with them makes your travel experience memorable and hassle-free. At an affordable rate, you’ll surely be in love with a place where they take you.

Holiday or not, everyone has the right to unload the stress from work or school. It’s okay to pause for a while and escape from the daily routine you are used to. Same as opportunities, moments with friends and family only knocks once. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your beach things now, escape from the busy metro, explore and experience all the things and adventures that this Virgin Island in Bantayan, Cebu has in store for you!

Malapascua Island, Cebu: Treasure Chest of Visayas Region

Thinking where to go next for your vacation? I know a place in the Visayas region that will bring you a haven of fun!

In the northernmost tip of the province of Cebu, lies a magnificent small island called Malapascua. It is a tropical island that is located in Central Visayas. This island only measures two point five kilometers long and one kilometer wide.

Malapascua Island, Cebu

However, small as it may seem, Malapascua Island, Cebu can still provide satisfaction to the hundreds of tourists who visit here every day. The tranquillity of its crystal-clear water that crashes on the shoreline could give a relaxing sound to many. The fine white sand will be the witness of your happiness as you walk, run, and jump for joy. The wind that touches your skin is a fresh air that blows all your stress. Not just that. Malapascua Island’s weather is ideal for every backpacker who wants to be away from the busy metro. It is because this island is rarely hit by typhoons that enter the Philippine area—so, this means that you could visit the island any time of the year! No wonder why this magnificent island is described to be the little Boracay of Cebu.

If you are the type of person who is into SCUBA Diving, then this island is also for you! Malapascua Island, Cebu has been recognized as one of the diving spots in the Philippines. Thirty minutes away from its bountiful beach is the prime dive site called the Monad Shoal. This area is the only place in the world where Thresher sharks can be seen before sunrise. Malapascua Island’s Monad Shoal is believed to be the “cleaning station” of these sharks. That is, they come here to allow the local wrasse to remove parasites from their skin and to clean their gills and mouth.

SCUBA Diving with the Thresher Shark

In this area of Malapascua Island, divers could also see other marine life such as devil rays, eagle rays, manta rays, and hammerhead sharks at certain times of the year.

After having all those adventures and trails, the stomach will surely starve for something to eat. Malapascua Island is not as expensive as you were expecting! For as low as 50 pesos, you could have a rice meal. Of course, danggit (dried and salted rabbitfish) paired with fried rice, pickled papaya, and dipped in a spicy vinegar is one of the island’s delicacies you shouldn’t miss. It will give you the best island vibe, ever!

This tour could be possible with South Shore Cebu Travel and Tours. With an affordable price, they’ll make sure to give you the most memorable travel experience you could ever have!

With this, I could now prove to you the adage that says, “Small, but terrific” because of Malapascua Island’s magnificent hidden beauty. Again, small as it may seem, its beauty is beyond satisfying.

Cebu Ocean Park: What to expect in the Philippines’ Largest Oceanarium

The Cebu Ocean Park

For the first time in Visayas and Mindanao, they will be opening their first marine park, Cebu Ocean Park. Aside from being the first in those regions, Cebu Ocean Park is now the largest Oceanarium in the Philippines, topping it’s’ Manila counterpart. According to Cebu Sealife Park Inc., Cebu Ocean Park is 2,000 sqm. larger than Manila Ocean Park, rising on a 1.5-hectare area that can accommodate 3,000 people at any time.

With the size of the ocean park, the main attraction would be the deep tank lagoon with 360 degree view with 4000 cubic meters and a water depth of 7.2 meters. The park will also house 200 different animals; mainly aquatic animals, birds, insects and reptiles. Aside from the lagoon, there are other attractions that visitors can enjoy.

ATTRACTIONS FOR CEBU OCEAN PARK

For an Ocean Park as big as this, it is not enough to just admire the large oceanarium that is why they have prepared several attractions that you and your family and friends can enjoy.

CROCODILE CAGE
A treat for the adventurous and not for the faint of heart. Enjoy a thrilling encounter with a 14-footer saltwater crocodile! This is perfect for those who dare to get up close and personal with an amazing prehistoric creature.

CEBU OCEAN PARK

CEBU OCEAN PARK

 

BIRD FEEDING
Get a chance to see Australian lorikeets and be able to hand feed them.

FISH SPA
In Cebu Ocean park, you can immerse your feet in a tank of toothless doctor fish and let them nibble away your dead skin cells from your tired feet, giving you a micro massage that will exfoliate the skin and improve blood circulation in the body.

 

STINGRAY ATTRACTION
Reach out and touch a stingray at the Stingray Interaction pool! Experience hands-on learning with multiple species of rays and sharks that you can interact with.

STINGRAY AT CEBU OCEAN PARK

 

SEA TREK
Through Sea Trek, you can close to thousands of fishes and rays through helmet diving.

MULTI-ANIMAL SHOWS
Delight in a daily side-splitting show of amusing antics with astonishing twists and a cast of fascinatingly smart animals that will leave you and your family in awe and amazement.



CREEPY CRITTERS
Despite being the fear of most people, this exhibit features dozens of species to celebrate the diversity, beauty, and unique adaptations of both native and exotic reptiles and insects.

JUNGLE TREK
“Trek through a jungle of remarkable collections of freshwater fish and other faunas! Get to see river giants all in one tank, hand-feed Australian lories & lorikeets, and discover more about freshwater fish mostly found in the Amazon and African rivers.”

JUNGLE TREAK CEBU OCEAN PARK

JUNGLE TREAK CEBU OCEAN PARK

Despite having 200 different animals, Cebu Ocean Park clarified that they will not have a dolphin show nor will they be putting dolphins in Cebu. However, they are also interested in putting a Giant Ferris Wheel near the park that will resemble the SM Mall of Asia’s Moa’s Eye ad Sky Ranch’s Sky Eye.

Cebu’s first oceanarium will be opening this September 2019. Cebu Ocean Park is located at South Road Properties, next to the SM Seaside City Cebu Complex within the South Road Properties, Cebu City. The ticket prices will be 600 pesos during the weekdays and 800 pesos during the weekends.

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Cebu is the middle point around which the Visayas turn. It is the most thickly populated island in the Philippines. The travel industry numbers are impacting, Cebu draws practically two million outside explorers a year.
West 35 Eco Mountain Resort-The street going up to the spot is not simple as the name justifies itself with real evidence, 35 km from the city. In any case, you won’t lament the course up as it gives you a lovely view of what’s beneath – in the town. It gives you a disregarding perspective on the city lights and gives you a glimpse see of the ocean side. People love to take photos of this regular view as it provides an impression of being over the world. West 35 Eco Mountain Resort is the ideal break of the city life, congested roads and swarmed individuals. Here, you can tune in to the sound of the cold wind blowing and watch the development of the mists and appreciate incredible photos of the sky, particularly during dusk. If you are with your family and you bring your children along. You can give them a chance to enjoy the play area. They have playground equipment, hanging scaffold, slides and shrewd courses like circles, haggles

The Basilica Minore Del Sto Nino– The Annual Cebuano Festival of Sinulog commends the Miraculous Holy Child of Jesus. The Holy symbol that is found in the Basilica Del Santo Nino is just about 500 years of age. Travelers and tourists run to the Basilica to supplicate and visit. The Basilica is one of Cebu’s loved Historical Landmarks. There is a little historical center found nearby that you ought to likewise incorporate into your Itinerary. The Minor Basilica of the Holy Child of Jesus has a storied past. It is the central Roman Catholic Church worked in the Philippines. It follows its underlying foundations to the foremost Spanish pilgrims who arrived in the Island of Cebu.

Terrazas de Flores in Cebu– Another spot to go in the upland area of Cebu is “Terrazas de Flores,” Cebu’s just Botanical Garden. It is situated in Barangay Malubog, Busay, Cebu City. Only 900 meters from La Tegola Restaurant and crosswise over Malubog Elementary School when going to Balamban. Its target is to get to the world’s phase to exhibit the Cebuano garden and to the implant to the general population the affection for plant science. The opening of Terrazas de Flores added to the work and vocation of local people. Terrazas de Flores Cafe is additionally opened to serve hot and cold drinks, for example, espresso, tea, soft drinks and squeezes just as sandwiches and baked goods exceptionally made by the townspeople.
Whale shark/ Tumalog falls – Try not to miss the most excellent fish and mammal in the ocean to take the risk to swim with the Oslob whale sharks. From that point forward, loosen up yourself and witness the stunning perspective on Tumalog Falls, a 300 ft high waterfall which is additionally an incredible spot for taking astounding pictures.

 

Things To Know About Cebu Heritage Park

Cebu Heritage Park

The Heritage of Cebu Monument is a portrayal and illustration of sculptures delineating significant and representative occasions in the historical backdrop of Cebu once again from the season of Rajah Humabon to the ongoing beautification of the Cebuano saint, Pedro Calungsod. The nearby craftsman, Eduardo Castrillo worked the monument. Its development began in July 1997. He and the late Senator Marcelo Fernan subsidized the event together with different gifts from private people and associations. The event was done and initiated on December 8, 2000.

The scenes illustrated in the monument are the change of Rajah Humabon and his devotees to Christianity, the nearby insurgency against the Spanish standard, a Roman Catholic Mass, and the critical battle on April 21, 1521, in the island of Mactan where local chieftain Lapu-Lapu executed Ferdinand Magellan. The structured cut in the monument incorporates the Basilica Del Sto. Nino, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, The Saint John the Baptist Church, Magellan’s Cross, a Spanish Galleon, Statues of Sergio Osmena Sr. what’s more, Blessed Pedro Calungsod.

What to explore at Cebu Heritage Monument

The Heritage of Cebu Monuments is a scene of sculptures made of solid, bronze, metal and steel appearing about occasions and structures identified with the historical backdrop of Cebu. The development of the monument started in July 1997, and it was done in December 2000. Nearby craftsman Eduardo Castillo assembled the figures of the Cebu Heritage Monument. Subsidizing for the monument is originated from the late Senator Marcelo Fernan took a private people and gatherings. Chronicled structure cut into the large stone monument are the Basilica del Santo Niño, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, San Juan Bautista Parish Church, and a Spanish Galleon. The statues of the late President Sergio Osmeña Sr. Furthermore, honored Pedro Calungsod.

History of Cebu Heritage Monument

The spot where the monument stands now, the Parian, is exceptionally recorded. It used to be home to the habitations of the most unmistakable families in Cebu during the Spanish Period. It likewise used to be the focal point of exchange between local people, the Chinese and Spanish mestizos. “Parian” was gotten from “pari-pari” which means to deal or exchange. It was additionally where the wealthy Chinese dealers held extravagant occasions.It is likewise where the St. John the Baptist church in the past stood, however, was destroyed in 1875 by the bishopric of Cebu. As indicated by the distributed data about this Monument, it was based on the first Plaza Parian in Cebu City. Conceptualized by Eduardo Castrillo, the landmark portrays Cebu’s History starting with the critical battle on April 27, 1521, in the Island of Mactan where local chieftain Lapu-Lapu murdered Ferdinand Magellan.
How to get to Cebu Heritage Monument?
The Parian Heritage Monument is a short stroll from Colon Street, Casa Gorordo, Yap-Sandiego familial home, and Jesuit house.