Colon Street

Chances are a tour of Cebu City will take you to Colon Street, named after Portuguese explorer Christopher Columbus. The former main street is thought to be the oldest and shortest national road in the country.

What was once Cebu's major entertainment hub, with wall to wall boutique shops and cinemas, remains one of the busiest areas on the city. It earned the designation of a National Historical Landmark in 1999, though many of the old business have given way to shopping malls and restaurants. While the street has begun to show signs of wear, it's an interesting place to go bargain hunting or simply to immerse yourself in the day-to-day life of the locals.

Colon Street has established somewhat of a bad reputation for petty crime, but things are improving as police officers are often patrolling the area. To ensure a safe and fun experience, leave your valuables behind and go out for a fun afternoon of bargain shopping and people watching.

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Half-Day Cebu City Tour Including Round-Trip Hotel Transfers

1 star rating: I do not recommend this 1 Reviews

Tour Cebu's rich past with century old churches, the iconic Magellan Cross, Fort San Pedro, and the 19th century restored Spanish house - Casa Gorordo. Drive ...  Read more

Location: Cebu City, Philippines
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $57.00

Small-Group Cebu City Afternoon Fun Tour by Coach

This afternoon Cebu city tour includes guide and visits to some of Cebu's most famous landmarks. View important areas such as Taoist Temple and Cebu Provincial ...  Read more

Location: Cebu City, Philippines
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $20.00

Cebu Historical Tour Including Magellan's Cross and Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Reviews

Discover Cebu's history and culture on a scenic tour on foot and by horse-drawn carriage. You’ll visit Old Cebu’s heritage sites of Fort San Pedro and ...  Read more

Location: Cebu, Philippines
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $108.94

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