Private guide in Cebu, guided tours in Cebu, Philippines
Currency: Philippine peso (PHP)
Information about Cebu
Cebu is an island province in the Philippines. The climate is tropical with only two seasons: dry and wet. The north area gets more rain; however, the weather is usually mostly sunny and dry. The Sinulog Festival is the largest fiesta in the region. It takes place annually on the third Sunday of January and lasts for nine days.
The Sinulog festival remembers the Filipino people's pagan ancestries and their embracement of and transformation to Christianity. One of the central highpoints of the festival is the enormous street parade that goes on from 9 to 12 hours with partakers coming from various towns and cities spread across the Philippines. The Sinulog dancers are fashioned in brightly colored costumes and dance beautifully to the rhythm of drums, trumpets and native gongs. This festival is a very popular event and draws in an enormous number of people. There are plenty of splendid beaches where tourists are able to enjoy themselves by swimming or simply relaxing on the sand.
The over 3,300 feet high mountains add to Cebu’s scenic view. A terrific point of interest is the Magellan Shrine. This magnificent shrine is a huge memorial pylon that was established in 1866 in order to pay tribute to the famous Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan. The Cebo Taoist Temple is exquisite in appearance and is a temple where a person prays to the gods to grant his or her wish. Fort San Pedro. With its diverse activities, Cebu is a fabulous destination to visit.