Cebu City Tour Treasures of Cebu

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Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Cebu City, Cebu City

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Explore the treasures of Cebu City on an unforgettable tour! From historical landmarks to stunning architecture, this tour will take you around the city and show you some of the most remarkable sights in Cebu City. Immerse yourself in Cebu's awe-inspiring history and culture as you explore the region’s centuries-old churches, architecture, and breathtaking gardens. With its rich culture and breathtaking scenery, Cebu is sure to leave an impression that lasts long after your trip ends!

What's Included

All Fees and Taxes

English-speaking Guide

Private transportation

What's Not Included

Anything that is not specifically mentioned in the inclusions is on the guest's own account


Cost of toilet use in tourist spots & stopovers



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 100

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Magellan's Cross
Magellan's Cross (Pavilion) is a stone kiosk in Cebu City. The structure is located on Plaza Sugbo, next to the Basilica del Santo Niño, and houses a Christian cross planted by explorers from the Spanish expedition of the first circumnavigation of the world, led by Ferdinand Magellan, upon their arrival in Cebu, Philippines, on April 21, 1521. The pavilion, along with the Basilica del Santo Niño (Church) and convent buildings, has been designated as a Philippine National Cultural Treasure.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino de Cebu
The Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu, also known as Santo Niño Basilica, is a basilica in Cebu City, Philippines, founded in 1565 by Fray Andrés de Urdaneta and Fray Diego de Herrera. It is the country's oldest Roman Catholic church, allegedly built on the site where the image of the Santo Niño de Cebu was discovered during Miguel López de Legazpi's expedition.

This image of the Child Jesus was presented by Ferdinand Magellan to Rajah Humabon's chief consort on the occasion of their royal Baptism to Roman Catholicism on April 14, 1521. After Legazpi razed a nearby village, a soldier named Juan de Camuz discovered the image forty years later, preserved in a wooden box. When Pope Paul VI made the church a basilica in 1965, he declared it to be "the symbol of the birth and growth of Christianity in the Philippines.

The present building was completed from 1739-1740, and was designated by the Holy See as the "Mother and Head of all Churches in the Philippines".

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cebu Heritage Monument
This is one of the best historical markers in Cebu City - a tableau depicting significant events in Cebu City's history. From the time of Spain's colonial domination until the recent beatification of Pedro Calungsod, the Cebuano martyr, the monument depicts events that are significant to the history of the country.

The area in which the Heritage of Cebu Monument is located is equally significant to the city's past. During the Spanish colonial era, Parian District was home to a number of prominent and wealthy Cebuano families. "Parian" comes from the phrase "pari-pari," which means to barter or trade.

The indigenous, the Chinese, and the Spanish mestizos who settled there are all supposed to have traded freely with one another in the past. It was also a popular venue for lavish celebrations attended by prosperous Chinese merchants.

The site of the monument is also the site of the first St. John the Baptist Church, which was destroyed in 1875 by order of the diocese of Cebu.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Yap Sandiego Ancestral House
This is Cebu City's oldest home where you can learn about the city's history & see some stunning examples of Chinese decoration & construction. The Yap San Diego Ancestral House is located in Parian, a community in the city's southeast. The Yap San Diego Ancestral House depicts the history of Chinese communities in the area during the 1600s at the time of Spanish colonization.
It is one of the first examples of Chinese architecture built outside of China. Examine the strange fusion of Spanish & Chinese influences that arose in the Philippines many centuries ago. The house was most likely built between 1675 & 1700. Don Juan Yap, a wealthy Chinese trader, & his wife, Doña Maria Florido, commissioned the building. In the 1880s, the Parian district chief married into the family. Discover their personalities through paintings depicting life in Cebu at the time, as well as other interesting artifacts from their time period & home, such as period furniture & a clay jar used to keep water.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Casa Gorordo Museum
Casa Gorordo is an excellent example of a colonial-era house known locally as balay nga tisa, or tiled roof house. Its architecture is unique to the Philippines, combining native, Spanish, and Chinese influences. This cultural fusion of east and west is known as mestizo, and it is a defining feature of Filipino identity.
It is located in the Parian, a historic district whose roots can be traced back to a parish established by Spanish authorities in 1614 for immigrants from China's Fujian province. The house withstood two revolutions in the late 1800s and early 1900s, as well as World War II. The architecture, spaces, and collections of modern-day Casa Gorordo reflect changes in the family's lifestyle as well as Cebuano society and culture. Nonetheless, it has largely retained its distinctive balay nga tisa form, making it a symbol of Cebuano cultural identity.
PLEASE NOTE: This tourist attraction is closed on Sundays and thus will be excluded from your tour if it falls within a Sunday.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Sirao Flower Garden
The Sirao Flower Garden, a flower farm in Barangay Sirao, is reminiscent of the flower markets in Amsterdam due to its broad range of flowers in a spectrum of hues. The place has been dubbed "the Little Amsterdam of Cebu" due to its similarities to the famed Dutch city. Here, wool flowers like cockscombs and celosias take center stage in place of tulips. Visitors can see hyacinths and sunflowers in various areas.

Miniature windmills and canal houses, along with other kitschy structures and whimsical decorations, may be found strewn about the park as you stroll through it. The complex is a very "Instagrammable" destination thanks to its unique architecture and colorful photo opportunities.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Temple of Leah
The Temple of Leah is an important part of Cebu City's cultural and historical heritage, and you shouldn't miss it. Due to its dual function as a mausoleum for a great love that endures even in death, the shrine has been dubbed the "Taj Mahal" of Cebu.

The Temple of Leah was commissioned by Teodorico Soriano Adarna and dedicated to the memory of his late wife, Leah Albino-Adarna. They were happily married for more than 50 years. Ellen Adarna, a popular actress in the Philippines, had the legendary Teodorico and Leah as grandparents.

The construction of the Temple of Leah in Barangay Busay began in 2012. The building has roughly twenty-four rooms, some of which serve as libraries, art galleries, bars, and museums. Along the way, you'll come across many statues depicting lions, angels, and gladiators. A statue of Leah, standing at ten feet tall, is located in the foyer, accessible via stone steps that lead to the portico.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Cebu City
This item lists the travel time for the whole duration of the tour.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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