Cebu is a warm island located in the midway of the Philippine archipelago. As one of the finest tourist destinations in the Philippines and is considered to be the world's most suggested tourist destinations. Appealed by the island’s location, the Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan landed there and reformed the ruler and chiefs to Christianity. Sadly, Magellan was massacred by the inhabitants of the island. The island has little level land except for the Bogo Plain in the far north, which is mainly a economic sugarcane area and is bisected by a range of small volcanic hills. Aside from the large Cebu island, the province also constitute 167 smaller islands like Olango, Mactan, Camotes, Malapascua, and the Bantayan Islands. After corn was introduced by the Spaniards to Cebu, it because the initial island to cultivate corn on a widespread basis. Aside to Cebu City, the big areas on Cebu are Talisay City, Danao City, Lapu-Lapu City, Toledo City, and Mandaue City. Some areas in northern Cebu were severly damaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan, a wicked tropical cyclone that swept through the central Philippines in early November 2013. One of the most powerful quake in the area for 90 years was in February 2012 Cebu island perceived the vibrations of magnitude 6.7 earthquake on the neighboring island of Negros. Bohol and Cebu were hit by wicked 7.2 magnitude earthquake which left more than 100 dead and demolished some buildings, including 5 ancient churches in October 2012. For the Central Visayas which Cebu is located, the population is abundantly adolescent with about 37 percent of its population below 10 years old. The language communicated in Cebu is Cebuano which is also the same in most areas of the Visayas including Bohol. Cebu is home to a variety of ancient, religious, and cultural sites that you can visit in Cebu City tours and it has also some of the finest beaches in the country. The volume of its population are Roman Catholic followed by more than 90% of Cebuanos and there are also followers of Islam, Buddhism, Iglesia Filipina Independiente, and Hinduism.
The wooden image of Santo Niño de Cebú, the oldest Christian image in the Philippines, is venerated and consecrated at the Basilica of Santo Niño. The wooden statue of the Santo Niño was awarded to the wife of the Rajah of Cebu by the Portuguese explorer Magellan according to the historical documents. The friendship is often demonstrated in Cebu's cultural festivity, the Sinulog where street parades and extravagant drum beats preceded by a Christian Mass is celebrated every third Sunday of January. The high school stage takes six years, from Grades 7 through to 12, taken after accomplishing from elementary school which starts from Grades 1 to 6. Cebu has eleven big universities each with a number of college branches oftenly throughout the capital, Cebu City, and more than a dozen other schools and universities pursuing in various courses. The best time to go to Cebu would be from January to April if you are planning to visit to do water activities or go to beaches.
If you hate hot or rainy weather, this is the best time to visit the island because it is not too hot and minor chance of rain.