The Greatest Tourist Spots in Cebu

Author: Veronica Sabanillas
Post Date: October 13, 2021

The island of Cebu which is considered to be temperate is located in the center of the Philippine islands. As one of the best tourist destinations in the Philippines and is considered to be the world's most commended tourist destinations.

The Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan landed there and changed the ruler and chiefs to Christianity because he was appealed by the island's section. Later on, Magellan was killed by the dwelers in the island.

Bisected by a range of little volcanic hills, the island has meager level land except for the Bogo Plain in the far north, which is mainly a commercial sugarcane area. Aside from the large Cebu island, the province also consists 167 lesser area islands like Olango, Mactan, Camotes, Malapascua, and the Bantayan Islands. Cebu was probably the key island to cultivate corn on a common basis after that plant’s introduction by the Spaniards. Talisay City, Danao City, Lapu-Lapu City, Toledo City, and Mandaue City are the major areas aside to Cebu City. Some areas in northern Cebu were extensively devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, a powerful tropical cyclone that swept through the central Philippines in early November 2013. In February 2012 Cebu island perceived the shaking 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. Bohol and Cebu were hit by powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake which left more than 100 dead and demolished some buildings, including 5 aged churches in October 2012. For the Central Visayas which Cebu is located, the locals is principally youth with about 37 percent of its population below 10 years old. The language spoken in Cebu is Cebuano which is also the same in main 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 aged, religious, and cultural sites that you can stay at in Cebu City tours. There are also devotees of Islam, Buddhism, Iglesia Filipina Independiente, and Hinduism aside from the superior of its population are Roman Catholic followed by more than 90% of Cebuanos. Venerated and consecrated at the Basilica of Santo Niño is the wooden image of Santo Niño de Cebú, the oldest Christian image in the Philippines. 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 exhibited in Cebu's cultural celebration, the Sinulog where street parades and heavy 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 ending from elementary school which commences from Grades 1 to 6. Cebu has eleven major universities each with a number of college branches usually throughout the capital, Cebu City, and more than a dozen other schools and universities specializing in various courses. The best time to go to Cebu would be from January to April if you are planning to stay at to do water activities or go to beaches.

During these months, there is few chance of rain and the weather would not be too hot.