Explore the rich cultural heritage of Cebu City on this sightseeing and walking tour of the “Queen City of the South.” You will visit Cebu City attractions namely Basilica del Sto. Niño Church, Heritage of Cebu Monument, Yap San Diego Ancestral House, Taoist Temple, Magellan’s Cross, and Fort San Pedro. The tour includes an experienced driver who will chauffeur you in a private air-conditioned vehicle as well as fees and taxes to attractions. The 4-hour trip also covers complimentary hotel pick-up and drop off service within Cebu City, Mandaue, or Lapu-Lapu City.
Founded in 1565 by Spanish Augustinian friars, the Basilica del Sto. Niño Church is the oldest Catholic church in the Philippines and also houses the centuries-old relic of the image of the Sto. Niño. Sculptures and effigies depicting important people and events in the city will be found on your next stop, the Heritage of Cebu Monument. Created by national artist Eduardo Catrillo, it features a statue of St. Pedro Calungsod and images of the Spanish Galleon among others.
The next stop is the Yap San Diego Ancestral House, another historical landmark built in the 17th century and widely believed to be the oldest Chinese house outside of the mainland. Continuing your journey exploring Cebu City’s Chinese heritage, you’ll be visiting the Taoist Temple afterward. Built in 1972, the entrance looks like the Great Wall of China, while inside, you’ll find a wishing well and souvenir shop.
Before the day ends, you will take another look at Cebu’s Spanish colonial roots with a visit to two monuments commemorating that event. First is Magellan’s Cross, a famous historical landmark that acknowledges Ferdinand Magellan’s arrival in the island, introducing Catholicism to the country. The second is Fort San Pedro, a former military base turned into a park and museum with a theater inside.
Visit Cebu City attractions on this half-day tour in the comfort of your own air-conditioned transport service. Check availability by choosing a date.
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