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.
Tours & Tickets
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.)
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.)