Cebu as Philippines' Leading Tourist Destination

Author: Jeg Cadayona
Post Date: July 21, 2021

Cebu is a lush island located in the center of the Philippine archipelago.

The province has become one of the most mentioned tourist destinations in the world and is considered to be the best in the country. Appealed by the island’s district, the Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan landed there and indoctrinated the ruler and chiefs to Christianity. Later on, Magellan was slayed by the inhabitants in the island. The island has slight 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 flat volcanic hills. The province consists of Cebu Island, as well as 167 miniscule islands, which include Malapascua, Olango, Mactan, Camotes, and the Bantayan Islands. After corn was introduced by the Spaniards to Cebu, it because the key island to plant corn on a common basis. Aside to Cebu City, the dominant areas on Cebu are Talisay City, Danao City, Lapu-Lapu City, Toledo City, and Mandaue City. When a potent tropical cyclone, Super Typhoon Haiyan, that swept through the central Philippines in early November 2013 some areas in northern Cebu were critically devastated. In February 2012 Cebu island sensed the vibrations of magnitude 6.7 earthquake on the neighboring island of Negros and was one of the most powerful quake in the area for 90 years. In October 2013, Bohol and Cebu were hit by potent 7.2 magnitude earthquake which left more than 100 dead and devastated some buildings, including 5 ancient churches. For the Central Visayas which Cebu is located, the population is widely adolescent with about 37 percent of its population below 10 years old.

The language articulated in Cebu is Cebuano which is also the same in large areas of the Visayas including Bohol. Cebu has some of the best beaches in the country and it is also home to a variety of ancient, religious, and cultural sites that you can see in Cebu City tours. The bulk of its population are Roman Catholic followed by more than 90% of Cebuanos and there are also devotees 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 venerated at the Basilica of Santo Niño. According the historical documents, the wooden statue of the Santo Niño was given to the wife of the Rajah of Cebu by the Portuguese explorer Magellan. The Sinulog where street parades and deafining drum beats preceded by a Christian Mass is celebrated every third Sunday of January is exhibited in Cebu's cultural event. 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 dominant universities each with a number of college branches predominantly throughout the capital, Cebu City, and more than a dozen other schools and universities nurturing in various courses. If you are planning to see Cebu to do water activities or go to beaches, the best time to go would be from January to April. During these months, there is low chance of rain and the weather would not be too hot.