Cebu City famous historical tour

Cebu City famous historical tour

A journey of a lifetime of learning about history, culture, food & it’s people. It a fun & memorable journey with us.

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Stop At: Cebu Heritage Monument, Colon Street, Parian Plaza, Cebu City 6000 Philippines

Located in the original Plaza parian. It showcases the significant and symbolic events in the history of Cebu from the time of Rajah Humabon to the recent beatification of Cebuano martyr Pedro calungsod. The monumental sculptural tableau is the work of national artist Edgardo Castrillo. The construction begun in 1997 & was inaugurated on dec 8, 2000. General Leon Kilat of Bacong negros oriental spearheaded the revolution against Spanish colonialism. It also depicts the 3 churches in cebu during the Spanish times, the Church of St. John the Baptist in Parian, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Basilica del Sto nino. It shows the grand old man of Cebu 4th president of the Philippines Sergio Osmena Sr.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fort San Pedro, A.Pigafetta, Cebu City 6000 Philippines

A Spanish military stronghold built on May 18, 1565. The fort began as a single triangular bastion when it was first built with logs & muds in 1565 with Spanish conquistador Miguel Lopez De Legazpi. The first Spanish settlement in the Philippines. The fort’s name was taken from Legazpi’s flagship San Pedro in which he sailed the Pacific Ocean in 1565. It is the oldest and the smallest fort in the Philippines which was built primarily to protect the Spanish settlers from the pirates in the area. It has 3 bastions names La Concepcion, Ignacio De Loyola, San Miguel. It has a total area of 2025 square meters with walls that are 20 feet high & 8 feet thick and towers that rise 30 feet from the ground.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica del Santo Nino, Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000 Philippines

A visit to one of the oldest church in the Philippines. An experience of different kind of faith to little image of Jesus.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Magellan's Cross, Cebu City Philippines

When Magellan & his men landed in Cebu, he was befriended by it’s leader Rajah Humabon, his wife and hundreds of his native warriors agreed to accept Christianity and were consequently baptized by father Pedro Valderama. He then planted a cross to signify the important event about the propagation of the Roman catholic faith. It is a famous historical landmark. The original cross was encased in another wooden cross for protection, as people started chipping it away in the belief that it had miraculous healing powers. This prompted the government officials to encase it in Tindalo wood secured it inside a small kiosk, with a tile roof. The Magellan’s cross displayed is said to be a replica of the original cross which is housed in an octagonal shaped structure. It has wide windows that let light shine through. The ceiling has a narrative painting of the fateful day of Magellan, along with Spanish soldiers.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Taoist Temple, Beverly Hills, Cebu City 6000 Philippines

It is a concrete reminder of a well established Chinese community in the city who have contributed much to the industrialization of Cebu. It was built in 1964, a classic example of Chinese architecture which houses the teaching of Lao-Tze, a 600 BC Chinese philosopher “ if u give a man a fish, he eats only once, but if you teach him to fish, he eats all his life”

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sirao Flower Garden, Busay, Cebu City 6000 Philippines

A flower garden with great views and local flowers. Get close with nature.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Leah, Roosevelt Street Busay, Cebu City 6000 Philippines

Temple of Leah, dubbed as “Cebu’s Taj Mahal,” is a grand gesture of love from a husband to his late wife.
But unlike the Taj Mahal, which is a mausoleum, Temple of Leah is a shrine holding the memory and treasures of Leah Albino-Adarna, the late wife of Teodorico Soriano Adarna. The two are grandparents of actress Ellen Adarna.
Some say the temple, which is now one of Cebu’s most visited new attractions, is gaudy and a bit too much. It is a must-see, however, to those who are curious how an act of love worth P80 million (reportedly) looks like.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tops Lookout, Tops Road, Cebu City 6000 Philippines

TOPS is a perfect venue for picnics and evening parties. It is situated in the cool hills of Busay. It is an excellent sightseeing spot which offers a breathtaking view of Metro cebu & the islands of Mactan & Olango. It is a circular structure with 2000 feet or 610 meters high. A panoramic view of the city especially at night with all the lights below is a spectacular experience, as you feel the cool breeze, crsp air from mango orchards, flower gardens & vegetable farms. Sunset is the best time to visit the viewing deck before darkness creeps in. Tops at night is warm to the eyes as temperature up & gets colder. As we take the road that winds up to the mountainside, you can observed many little barangays that seem cling to the side of the mountains. There are several excellent restaurants, lush green mountains, mangoorchard made even more scenic with it’s quite rural setting.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lapu Lapu Statue, Barangay Mactan, Lapu Lapu Philippines

Today, Lapu-Lapu is honored as the 1st Philippine national Hero who resist foreign rule. He is remembered by some commemorations, a monument on the island of Mactan, a city bearing his name and a statue at the Cebu Provincial Capitol. Magellan is likewise given the honor of bringing the first vestiges of Spanish Colonization. Battle of Mactan is a an event reenacting the historic battle between Magellan-leader of Spanish colonizers and the resisting natives led by Rajah Lapu-Lapu every year. Actor Politician Lito lapid made a film called “Lapu-Lapu” that tells the story of the Visayan warrior, and a novelty singer Yoyoy Villame of Calape Bohol, wrote a folk song entitled “ Magellan” that tells the story of the Battle of Mactan.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Horário de Início: 09:00 AM
Duração: 8 Hours
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Cebu Heritage Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Tops Lookout
  • Entry/Admission - Fort San Pedro
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Leah
  • Entry/Admission - Sirao Flower Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica del Santo Nino
  • Entry/Admission - Magellan's Cross
  • Entry/Admission - Lapu Lapu Statue
  • Entry/Admission - Taoist Temple

Não Incluído

  • Dinner
  • Lunch


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