Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Cebu - An Incredible Travel Destination of Philippines

The city of Cebu is the capital city of the province of Cebu and is the second city of the Philippines. It is the first Spanish settlement of country and is the oldest city in the Philippines. In the past, the city had played a vital role in trade and commerce in Asia because it is blessed with a natural harbour. If you are planning your next holiday trip to Cebu then get your cameras ready because Cebu is a kaleidoscope of varying cultures, lifestyle where east meets west. It is a city of elegance and style, a seamless fusion of things both traditional and modern. The great cultural diversity, marine life and people are among the top reasons that compel visitors to select this destination which is fondly referred as “Queen City of the South”.

Cebu has a lot of cultural history as compared to other parts of country. On a visit to Cebu one can get a chance to visit its various museums that depict the glorious past of not only the city itself but the whole country. The monuments, churches and houses are as old as the city itself. A visit to Cebu is like turning the pages of bygone era that will surely touch your heart. ”. Make a plan and fly to Cebu, a city which is influenced by various cultures and lifestyles but has its own unique charm that remains unaffected with the passage of time. The city of Cebu is festooned with numerous gems but there are few major attractions that you must not skip at all.

Colon Street:-It is among the oldest streets in country which is built during Spanish settlement in 16th century. It was once the heart of Cebu city and its main business and shopping center. The city was named after Christopher Columbus which is Cristobal Colon in Spanish.

Imperial Palace Water Park:- If you want to enjoy beach site activities and thrill of water rides then it is the best place for you. Designed for all ages the resort has fun-filled thrilling rides as well as great accommodation experience. Located at Mactan Island just few minutes away from Mactan International Airport, it offers an ultimate holiday experience to its visitors.

Visit Magellan’s Cross:-It is one of the key landmarks of Cebu city. The original version of this cross was erected by Ferdinand Magellan himself where Rajah Humabon, the ruler of Cebu and his followers were converted to Christianity in 1521. The existing cross was built in 1845 and actually incorporates remnants of original cross.

Dazzling marine life:- The city has a natural harbour and is thus blessed with inviting blue waters full of vividly colored corals reefs and aquatic creatures. It is blessed with some of the best scuba diving and snorkeling destinations such as Mactan Island, Moalboal, Malapascua and Sunken Island that offer world class experience to its visitors.

Cebu Taoist Temple:-Taoist Temple is among the popular attractions of city. Taoist temple is a towering temple elevated by 300 meters above the sea level is located in Beverly Hills subdivision. Its entrance is a replica the Great Wall of China and the structure was constructed by local Chinese community. To enjoy all this serenity and cultural diversity just book business class flights to Cebu and give a flying start to your journey.

Beaches of Bantayan Island:- Bantayan is one of Cebu’s must visit attractions. It is famous for its white powdery sand, crystal clear water along with tantalizing seafood. It is an amazing place to enjoy a perfect day trip to enjoy beach site activities.

Mouthwatering food:- Filipinos love food and Cebu is no exception. No visit to Cebu would be complete without pampering your taste buds with amazing seafood meal and Sutukil. Pick what you want yourself and have it cooked your ways.

Guest Post from Robert Connor

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