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15 Stunningly Beautiful Tourist Spots in Cebu!

Be amazed by the beauty of the Queen City of the South!

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Cebu, Philippines is a popular destination for great cuisine, arts, culture, religion and breathtaking water forms. It’s both a historical landmark and a paradise. We’ll give you a fun quick tour of the 15 Cebu Tourist Spots you wouldn’t want to miss! Here are the…

15 Stunningly Beautiful Tourist Spots in Cebu

15. Cebu Taoist Temple

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Cebu Taoist Temple was constructed in 1972 to maintain the teachings of a Chinese philosopher, Lao-Tse. It’s not for tourism but tourists pay a visit because of its majestic architecture and incredible view of Cebu City and Mactan Island in it’s balcony.

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14. Simala Church

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The design of the Simala Church, resembling a Disney Kingdom, is inspired from European cathedrals. The church was put up by the Marian Monks from Pampanga in 1998. It is included in our 15 Cebu Tourist Spots because of its beauty and the miraculous events that occurred in the church. One that made a big buzz is the Mother Mary shedding tears.

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13. Sirao Flower Garden

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This is not a flower field from the Netherlands but from Sirao Flower Garden in Cebu! This garden is also called “The Little Amsterdam”. They have a wide variety of vibrant flowers perfect to splash some color in your instagram feed!

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12. Temple of Leah

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Temple of Leah is labeled as the Taj Mahal of Cebu. This temple is a shelter to the memorabilia and treasures of Leah Albino-Adarna, the late grandmother of the famous Filipina actress, Ellen Adarna. Leah Albino’s husband built this temple as a symbol of his unceasing love for her. It’s one of the most famous places in our 15 Cebu Tourist Spots because of its stunning greek-inspired architecture.

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11. 10,000 Roses Cafe & More

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This dreamy cafe is surrounded by 10,000 artificial LED-powered roses. 10,000 Roses Cafe & More is beautiful during sunsets and night time when all the roses light up! You can enjoy some delectable food and drinks while you wait for the perfect view!

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10. Osmena Peak

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Osmena Peak is a 1,013 meter above sea level beauty. It’s Cebu’s highest peak! Looking at its facade, it’s also known as the “Little Baguio” of Cebu. Make sure to catch the mesmerizing sunsets and the incredible 360 degree view of Cebu City!

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9. Cebu Safari and Adventure Park

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Cebu Safari and Adventure Park is included in our 15 Cebu Tourist Spots because it’s the largest zoo in the Philippines! Plus, it has Asia’s longest zipline! Hop in their truck and get an up close encounter with the fascinating wildlife! You can also enjoy fun activities like, canyoning, biking, ziplining, hiking and many more!

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8. Anjo World Theme Park

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Another themed park that earned a spot in our 15 Cebu Tourist Spots is, Anjo World Theme Park It’s the largest theme park in Visayas! It has fun thrilling rides and themed zones which are inspired on the major continents of the world! You can also channel your inner Elsa and enter their magical Snow World!

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7. Cebu Ocean Park

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Cebu Ocean Park is the biggest oceanarium in the Philippines! Cebu Ocean Park is both a fascinating and educational tour. There are a wide variety of vibrant marine animals in different sizes and colors welcoming you as you stroll in the aquarium. They also have magical Live Mermaid Shows on special occasions like Valentine’s day!

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6. Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu

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Cebu is the cradle of Christianity not only in the Philippines but in Asia too! Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu was constructed on the exact same spot where Spanish explorers found the scripture of the Holy Child Jesus in 1565. The biggest fiesta in honor of Senior Santo Nino, Sinulog, is one of the grandest events held in Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu!

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5. Malapascua Island

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Malapascua Island is a perfect destination for divers and non-divers. Sooth your eyes with calming blues and whites of this paradise. This island is blessed with natural white sands, vibrant coral gardens and thriving marine life! It is not only included in our 15 Cebu Tourist Spots but also in the Philippine’s best diving spots.

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4. Pescador Island

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Pescador Island is considered as one of the Diving havens in Cebu. Its island reef is enfolded with tender corals from 5 to 10 meters. There is also a wall engulfed with dense corals from 130 ft. Residing on the wall is a rainbow of colorful marine species. One of their most popular activities is their Sardine Run! Here you get to swim with millions of sardines!

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3. Oslob Whale Shark Watching

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Swim with the Oslob’s whale sharks or also known as “Gentle Giants”! Oslob is known for its beautiful churches and white sand beaches but it became more popular because of Oslob Whale Shark Watching. Don’t miss this rare encounter with these majestic creatures! But be careful, you are not allowed to touch them!

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2. Kawasan Falls

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Kawasan Falls is a breathtaking three-stage falls of crystal clear blue waters flowing from the mountain springs of Mantalongon mountains. This Eden-like beauty became more popular because of the canyoneering adventure that takes place here. The canyoneering begins at Canlaob river downstream departing to Kawasan Falls.

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1. Bantayan Island

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Taking our number one spot of the 15 Cebu Tourist Spots is, the stunningly beautiful Bantayan Island! Feel the serenity of this blue paradise that has natural unspoiled white sands and peaceful indigo waves! This gem gained more popularity because the film “Camp Sawi” was shot here. Bantayan Island also has the most breathtaking sunsets by the sea!

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A Paradise with Historical Significance

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In Cebu, you don’t just enjoy the relaxing beaches and amazing man-made attractions. You’ll be able to enrich your knowledge with Cebu’s rich historical significance! The Queen City of the South is both a summer getaway and an educational experience! Add these 15 Cebu Tourist Spots to your summer vacation itinerary this 2021!

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Written by Megrez San Juan

Hi, I'm Meg! I'm a very artsy person. I draw, act, sing, dance and write. I believe art makes life worth living. Art is my home. I've also mastered the art of eating. I'm a big foodie!

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