Queen City of the South

Cebu is a long, narrow island stretching 225 kilometers from north to south, surrounded by 167 neighboring smaller islands. The name Cebu as per Wikipedia came from the old Cebuano word “Sibu” or “sibo” means trade derived from a shortened form of sinibuayan hingpit “place for trading”. Cebu is the Philippines’ main domestic shipping port and is home to about 80% of the country’s domestic shipping companies. There are a lot of domestic flights available from Manila “NAIA” or Clark “DMIA” if you are planning to take a vacation and experience its beauty.

The great Kawasan falls, it is located in the southern part of Cebu you don’t want to miss visiting and experience the cold water rushing from the falls. And for sure any cebu tour will include this place.

Magellan’s cross.

Magellan’s Cross is located next to the city hall and across another important historical attraction in Cebu, the Basilica del Santo Niño.

Built by the Spanish under the command of Miguel López de Legazpi is the Fuerte de San Pedro, it is an old military defense structure in Cebu.

Check out the dried fish”danggit” products from Taboan Public Market.

Tops because it’s on top of the city. You can see the view of the whole Cebu City once you’re there and while looking at the view you will realize why Cebu got the name Queen City of the South. It’s a few minutes away from the city and the air up there is really cool.

 

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