Cebu is one of the large provinces in the Philippines, a known destination in not just to do business but to travel! It has a lot of stunning tourist spots that locals and foreign tourists love to visit.
The capital city of the province is Cebu City, the oldest and first capital city in the Philippines. It is also one of the most urbanized cities in the Philippines. It is the main center of commerce and industry in Visayas. Goods are cheap in Cebu that’s why many travelers stay longer in here.
Cebu has many tourist spots including beaches, dive spots, historical spots and more. These are the best and most visited tourist spots in Cebu.
10 Best Tourist Spots in Cebu
1. Basilica De Santo Niño
Basilica De Santo Niño Cebu is one of the best tourist spots in Cebu City and one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. It is inspired by the mystical story of Santo Niño offered by Spaniards which was untouched by fire even though the Spaniards burnt the barangays in Cebu. The location where the Santo Niño was found is where Basilica De Santo Niño is standing today.
2. Magellan’s Cross
Magellan’s Cross is a famous landmark in Cebu. It is wooden cross close to Santo Niño Church. It is a symbol of Christianity brought by Ferdinand Magellan on 1521 and planted by his crew. Most tourists don’t want to miss this one of the most popular tourist spots in Cebu, don’t miss it too!
3. Fort San Pedro
Fort San Pedro, one of the known tourist spots in Cebu, is a Spanish camp built on 1565. It has a fortification wall with a thickness of 8 feet and 20 feet high above the ground. For Php 30.00 you can have a piece of view in the past of Cebu.
4. Cebu Taoist Temple
The attractive Cebu Taoist Temple is one of the most visited tourist spots in Cebu located in Beverly Hills. Getting to the top will need your extra energy. Although it is an 81 steps high which represents 81 chapters in the scriptures of Taoism, many tourists and visitors climb it eager to know what’s their fortune written in the fortune sticks.
5. Cebu Tops
Cebu Tops is located in Mount Busay just 12 kilometers from the city proper of Cebu. It has a viewing deck that will give you 360 degrees view to the city even Bohol. It stands 2, 000 feet which is a romantic tourist spot in Cebu.
6. Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is yet another tourist spot in Cebu. It is a huge beautiful Catholic Church in Cebu just near Basilica De Santo Nino and Fort San Pedro. It was destroyed on World War II but have been restored and became one of the most visited tourist spot in Cebu.
7. Museo Sugbo
Museo Sugbo holds historical riches of Cebu located in MJ Cuenco Avenue. If you love history, you should pin this tourist spot in Cebu in your next visit. Educational Field Trips are also pinned to this spot.
8. Colon Street
Colon Street is the oldest street in Cebu. This is where you can find many hotels, restaurants, cinemas, and more.
9. Ayala Center
Ayala Center is a perfect spot for shopping in Cebu City. The mall is located in Cebu Business Park which is good for chilling and food trip.
10. Bantayan Island and Camotes Islands
If you are seeking some beach activities and adventures in Cebu. You can go island hopping in Bantayan and Camotes Islands. Bantayan island is very famous tourist spot in Cebu for its powdery white sand beach. Camotes islands has also beautiful unspoiled beach and many tourist spots too.