Historical Sites in Cebu
Being one of the oldest city in the country makes Cebu rich in historical attractions. Browse our list to know about Cebu's history.
About 14 kilometers from Cebu City is the town of Liloan, a town everybody should start putting in their itineraries whenever visiting the island of Cebu. This quaint town got its name from whirlpools (lilo in Cebuano) that form in some areas of Silot Bay. This fast-growing municipality is also referred to as “The Light of the North”, a title that attributed to one of its prominent landmarks, a lighthouse in the coastline of Catarman.
Who can remember the famous Shamrock Hotel? In the 1930’s, this was the hotel at the bustling harbor of Cebu. When you visit the area, this is the only remainder of the tremendous history in trade our island has that […]
If there’s anything more alluring than Cebu’s pristine white-sand beaches and beautiful diving spots, it definitely has to be its rich historical and cultural wealth. The Queen City of the South is a confluence of the past and present, with […]
A bigger, better tribute to our local history opened last August 20, 2015. After being closed for months under renovation beginning early in the year, you can finally visit the new and improved Governors’ Gallery on the 2nd floor of […]
What is Colon? Through the centuries and the changes in the province, Colon Street has changed as well. It has garnered a mixed reputation and now means different things for everyone: It was once the hippest place to shop, dine […]
This week, we are taking a look back at some of Cebu's greatest National Heritage spots in and around Cebu. June is also a perfect month to so because it’s the month of national pride which means taking pride in Cebu and our Nation. […]
Not many of us are aware that a few steps from Parian monument, there is a house that has likewise witnessed history unfolding. We're referring to Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House located across the Heritage Monument of Cebu. The Yap-Sandiego ancestral house […]
If the oldest and shortest street in Cebu could only speak, imagine how many pages of history books we could fill with details of Colon Street alone. Well, your parents must have mentioned to you, at some point, how they […]
Two years ago, the news of the stolen jewelry from the Birhen sa Regla or Nuestra Señora Virgen De Regla church came just months after our last visit. I remember that there were so many jewelry pinned to the image […]
Last October 6, 2012, the Senior Citizens Park was opened to the public as a replacement of the old Carbon Market warehouse, which was deemed unsafe after the February 2012 earthquake that occurred in Cebu and other parts of the […]