Fort San Pedro Cebu

Half-Day Historic Cebu & Heritage Walk

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Key Details
Duration
4 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
English

Pick-up service

Hotel Pick-up from Plantation Bay, Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort, Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, Tambuli East, Tambuli West, Shangri-la's Mactan Island Resort & Spa, Hilton Cebu Resort & Spa, Marco Polo Cebu, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu Parklane, Cebu City Marriott

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What You'll Do
  • Visit Fort San Pedro, Plaza Sugbu, Magellan’s Cross, Basilica Minore of the Child Jesus and Museum
  • Stops at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral and Museum, the Heritage Monument and the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral Home or the Casa Gorordo
  • A "Calesa" (Horse-Drawn Carriage) Ride
Overview
This charming tour of Cebu’s architectural and cultural heritage includes an old fort, stone churches, sacred treasures, museums & ancestral homes. Re-live Cebu's history as you follow the Heritage Trail by foot & onboard a “calesa”
What to Expect
The tour begins at the Independence Park, an old Spanish settlement, and a fort that symbolizes Spain’s military presence and conquest - Fort San Pedro. From here, take a “calesa” (horse drawn carriage) ride to Plaza Sugbu fronting the Cebu City Hall.

Continue the tour on foot around “Old Cebu,” visiting the Magellan’s Cross - planted by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, the Basilica Minore of the Child Jesus and Museum, the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral - the seat of the Archdiocese of Cebu; and the Museum of Sacred Treasures.

Take another short “calesa” ride to Plaza Parian to see the elegant ancestral homes of Spanish and Chinese Filipinos. Walk about the Heritage Monument, a bronze sculpture by the great Filipino artist Eduardo Castillo, depicting different eras of Cebu’s history. Thereafter, feel the elegance of 19th century lifestyle in a short stop at the Yap-Sandiego home or at the Casa Gorordo.

The tour winds up with a final drive down to Colon Street. - the country's oldest avenue, before heading back to your hotel.
What's Included
  • Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off from/to Cebu City Hotels and mactan Resorts
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide
  • calesa" ride
  • Eentrance & admission fees
What's Not Included
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

For Guests not staying in any of the hotels/resort (Plantation Bay, Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort, Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, Tambuli East, Tambuli West, Shangri-la's Mactan Island Resort & Spa, Hilton Cebu Resort & Spa, Marco Polo Cebu, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu Parklane, Cebu City Marriott), please proceed to the hotel/resort nearest you (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
This does not operate on 10May 2010, 01Nov 2010 and 25Dec 2010.

Recommended to bring wide-brimmed hat or parasol for the walking tour.

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