The beautiful island of Malapascua is situated in the Visayan Sea, near the northernmost tip of Cebu Island. Malapascua Island is located in the Asian kingdom, Philippines. The island is so small that you can traverse the entire island in merely 2 hours. It has a population of just around 4000 and the locals usually earn a living by fishing. There is a fascinating history behind the Malapascua Island. The name Malapascua literally means ‘Bad Christmas’ in Cebuano language. According to legends, it was named as such... read more
Originally a private home, Casa Gorordo Museum is considered among one of the best preserved wood-and-stone house built in the 1850s. The museum showcases, paintings, religious relics, ceramics and antique furniture. It also displays traditional Filipino home and modern art exhibits. Life-size statues of saints are an added attraction in the museum. The museum is maintained by Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc and the landmark provides an insight into the Cebuano lifestyle.
HistoryAlejandro Reynes y Rosales built ... read more
Comprising of three waterfalls, the Kawasan Falls is just 130 kilometers southwest of Cebu City. The Kawasan Falls is located inside the mountains of Barangay amid scenic forests. A trek uphill for 30 minutes from the entrance will get to the first and largest waterfall. Another uphill climb of 15 minutes will take you to the second waterfall. The third waterfall is another 15 minutes uphill trek from the second falls. Simple and serene, Kawasan Falls is the favorite destination of tourists from around the world. ... read more
Also known as the “The First Mactan-Mandaue Bridge”, Mactan-Mandaue Bridge is first of two bridges spanning across the Mactan Channel. 846-meter long and 9-meter wide, the box truss bridge connects the islands of Cebu and Mactan.
HistoryThe Bridge was constructed during the term of the late President Ferdinand Marcos. Designed by Filipino engineers, the construction of the bridge began in 1970. Officially inaugurated on July 4, 1971, the bridge was finished in 1972 at a cost of 65 million pesos.
The perfect retreat from the chaos of the Cebu city, Fort San Pedro is a military defence structure built by Miguel López de Legazpi, conqueror of the Philippines. Triangular in shape, the fort has two sides facing the sea and the third side facing the land. The fort serves as a great place to learn about the military history of Cebu. There is a museum within the compound of the fort.
Opening hours· The fort is open from 8 am to 7 pm daily.
Architecture· The fort has a total inside area of 2, 2025 square me... read more
Meet the famous legendary Cebuano hero and explore Filipino history at the famous Lapulapu Monument. Also known as Mactan Shrine, it is a 20 meter high bronze statue of the Filipino warrior king who fought against the Spanish invaders. The statue is built on exactly the same spot where the battle was fought. The statue depicts Lapu Lapu holding a sword and a shield, which were used by him in combat against the invaders.
Magellan MonumentInside the Mactan Shrine, just few meters away from the LapuLapu monument i... read more
Located in the Lapulapu City, Magellan Marker was constructed to mark the spot where Ferdinand Magellan died. He was a great explorer who spread Christianity in Cebu and was killed in the Mactan Island in an effort to spread the faith. Spanish Governor-General Francisco Alcala approved the plan to construct the monument to commemorate the life of the Portuguese “discoverer” of the Philippines- Ferdinand Magellan. According to historians the original monument was a monument-cum-lighthouse. It functioned... read more
Located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines, Olango Wildlife Sanctuary is home to different species of brids. More than 93 spices of birds are seen here out of which 48 are migratory. Also, it is the first international wetland of Philippines. Visitors also get a chance to see endangered species of migratory birds like Chinese Egret.
Activities Nature walk activity is offered by the sanctuary where tourists are accompanied by expert guides. The guides are well-equipped with professional binoculars ... read more
Founded in 1565, Basilica of the Holy Child is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in the country. It is considered as the “Mother and Head of all Churches in the Philippines". The Church is built on the same spot where Spanish explorers found the Santo Niño de Cebú, a statue depicting Child Jesus. The holy church is home to many religious relics, statues and oldest religious images. Originally the church was built using hardwood but was later reconstructed to hard stone by the city mayor. It is believed by th... read more
The premier business district in Southern Philippines, Cebu Business Park is an integrated master planned development. The 50-hectare master-planned development integrates business, residential, sports, and recreation facilities. Owned and developed by Cebu Holdings, Inc, this business park is home to top level national and international companies. The biggest specialty of this business park is that it integrates nature in a business setting.
LocationStrategically placed in the Cebu city, the business park can ... read more