Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral Tours

Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
With thick white walls built to withstand tropical typhoons, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral looks like a typical Philippine church. Decorated with griffins and floral motifs, the facade is the only original part of the chapel left, as the interior was destroyed during World War II. The restored cathedral has a gold altar and life-size statues of saints.

The Basics
As an integral part of Cebu’s architectural heritage, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral features on most city sightseeing tours. First-time visitors may choose to view the church as part of an introductory tour, most of which include top Cebu attractions such as Magellan’s Cross, Fort San Pedro, and Colon Street. To enjoy convenient round-trip transport and the insider knowledge of a guide, most travelers opt to visit the cathedral as part of a tour.

Things to Know Before You Go 
  • Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is a must-visit for those interested in Cebu’s cultural heritage.
  • The cathedral is free to enter.
  • Respectful attire is required to visit this active place of worship.

When to Get There
A particularly special time to be at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is on Holy Tuesday, when the annual procession of religious floats, devotees, and colorful depictions of saints are paraded outside the church. If you find yourself at the church around noon, take a wander to the nearby park to relax in the shade.

How to Get There
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is located on Mabini Street, in the Parian district. To get there via public transportation, take a local jeepney to Santo Niño Barangay Hall. To avoid navigating chaotic public transport, visit the cathedral as part of a guided tour.

The History of Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
The cathedral dates back to the 16th century, when it was a barn covered in coconut palms. Throughout the years, the building was updated, renovated, and damaged by both natural disasters and bombing during WWII. Today, after extensive renovation, the cathedral is a typical example of Spanish colonial architecture.
Address: Mabini Street, Cebu 6000, Philippines
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(Join) Cebu Oslob & Tumalog Fall Tour

• The Oslob Whale Shark Watching tour is one of the most popular attractions in Cebu • Swim with the whale shark, take pictures and make special memories in the Philippines! • Tumalog Falls located near Oslob is the background of the movie 'Avatar'.-------------Itinerary: • 2:00 am ~ 3:30 am Hotel pickup • 5:00 am ~ Departure to Oslob Island • 6:00 am ~ Arrive and start the Oslob Watching tour • 7:00 am ~ The next Tumalog Falls tour • 8:00 am ~ Go to the restaurant and have breakfast • 9:00 am ~ Return to Cebu (you can visit Oslo Cathedral if you tell us on the way) • 12:00 pm ~ 1:00 pm Arrived at Cebu hotel-------------Please kindly note for this date tour :24 APR 22 MAY 26 JUN 24 JUL 21 AUG 25 SEP 23 OCT 27 NOV 25 DEC****Because there is a cleaning agenda from the Philippine government, for that date Tumalog Fall will be closed. However, the tour still will continue to run without visiting Tumalog Fall at the same price****
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Private Cebu Bohol Day Tour

Make the most of Cebu City’s close proximity to the island of Bohol during a private day trip. Ideal for first-time visitors, the itinerary of this tour guarantees the undivided attention of your guide and can be tailored according to your interests. You’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Chocolate Hills and observe the world’s smallest primates at a tarsier sanctuary. Plus, hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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