See the top attractions of Cebu on a private 5-hour tour of the oldest city in the Philippines. Sights include the Cebu Taoist Temple, Basilica del Santo Nino, Magellan’s Cross, Fort San Pedro, and Casa Gorordo, with commentary from your guide that illuminated the history and culture of Cebu. Includes lunch and private vehicle with hotel pickup and drop-off.
After morning pickup from your Cebu hotel, travel in a private vehicle about four miles (6km) outside the city center to the Cebu Taoist Temple.Step inside the Taoist Temple, which was built by the city's Chinese community in the 1970s. Pass the Carbon Market, where most of the city’s fresh produce is sold. Stop next at the Basilica del Santo Nino, which houses a revered 16th-century statuette of the Christ child (Santo Niño). Across the street you can see Magellan’s Cross, which was installed by Portuguese and Spanish explorers under orders from Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu in 1521.Head to Fort San Pedro, a military outpost founded in 1565 that now contains a tranquil garden in its inner courtyard. Your final stop is Casa Gorordo Museum, located in a private home built in the 1850s for a wealthy family. Made with Mactan coral stone and pure Philippine hardwood, the fine house has been restored and furnished in period style.At the end of five hours, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.