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Cebu

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About Cebu

Cebu is an island of the Central Visayas Archipelago. Its beauty has earned it the nickname "Vacation Garden of Eden". The combination of beautiful natural landscape and old buildings is exquisite. You can see many ancient relics and structures, visit churches, or even take a boat to the surrounding islands. There are many entertaining and interesting places to see and experience when visiting Cebu. Explore the ancient Fort San Pedro in search of historical relics. Inside the fort you'll find a museum exhibiting precious artistic treasures. You can also go to the iconic local landmarks such as the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral or Magellan's Cross to pay your respects. According to people who love scuba diving, this is the paradise of their dreams. It doesn't matter if you are visiting Cebu or one of the small surrounding islands, there are a number of excellent dive spots.

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Taoist Temple Cebu
4.3/5
95 Reviews
Taoist Temple
In 1972 the local Chinese community built this large, colorful Philippine Taoist Temple in Cebu City. Both worshippers and non-worshippers can enter the temple free of charge. Every child in the city makes a field trip here sometime during grade school. Many believers seek guidance on life choices here through various rituals or from the monks of the temple. .Whether a believer or not, you find this a clean, quiet place for meditation. You can take pictures of the exterior, but signs prohibit taking photos inside, and security guards do enforce this regulation.
Basilica Minore del Santo Nino
4.4/5
219 Reviews
Church
Historical Architecture
The Church of the Infant is located near the Magellan's Cross and was rebuilt in 1740. It has been more than 200 years old and is the old Roman Catholic church in the Philippines. There is a statue of a young Jesus in a room in the Church of the Infant. It is said that Magellan gave the Queen of Cebu in 1521, and many locals will line up to pray.
Caohagan Island
4.4/5
74 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
The scenery of Shiseido Island is pristine and natural, with clear water and plenty of sunshine. Every season, visitors who are eager to see the sun and the sea will come from all over the world. Compared with the modern and well-equipped Bohol Island, Shiseido Island is a birthplace of peach blossoms. The local folk style is simple and hospitable. At night, the islanders are surrounded by a guitar and some local instruments, singing and dancing.
Lapu-Lapu Monument
4.4/5
56 Reviews
Statue/Sculpture
Monument
A statue to Lapu-Lapu, the Mactan warrior who eliminated Ferdinand Magellan in the Battle of Mactan and is considered the first national hero of the Philippines.

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The Philippines: A Country of a Thousand Islands
Philippines
Natural Landscapes
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Seaside Resorts
EL Nido
Manila
Boracay
Cebu
Known as the “country of a thousand islands,” the Philippines is full of surprises. Travelers can explore history and the arts in Manila, relax along some of the world’s best beaches on Boracay, dive under the waves on Bohol, or explore countless coves and bays on Palawan. With delicious cuisine, friendly people, and a proud culture, there are near infinite possibilities available to travelers. In this short article, we will survey several popular destinations and recommend things to see. When planning a trip to the Philippines, focus on what you hope to experience and narrow your focus to a few locations.
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