Private Half-Day Cebu Sightseeing with Casa Gorordo Museum

Tours & Sightseeing in Philippines

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Join this private half-day tour to explore and learn the history of Cebu, the oldest city in Philippines. This small-group tour is cater for maximum 6 person for more personalized experience.You will be picked up from your hotel located within Cebu city area around 9am in the morning. Please wear comfortable walking shoes as moderate amount of walking is involved.
The city tour starts with a visit to the majestic Cebu Taoist Temple, situated 3miles (6km) from the city center. It is a beautiful, quiet and relaxing place away from hustle and bustle of the city. The temple is open to all with no entrance fee and you are allow to take photos at the garden. Please note that no photo is allowed inside the temple.On the way to Basilica, we will pass by Cebu’s Provincial Capital and Carbon Market, where most of the city’s fresh produce is being sold. We will then stop at Basilica Minore de San Agustin and Magellan’s Cross, the place where Christianity was first planted in Cebu.Not far away is Fort San Pedro, the first military stronghold in the country. Its walls were recently restored and a garden is laid out in the inner courtyard, an enticing refuge not far from the hustle and bustle of the harbor. We will proceed to Casa Gorordo, the last stop of the tour. The Parian district in today’s downtown area was the residential home of Cebu’s wealthy at the turn of the century. Of the remaining four houses, the Gorordo residence was restored and furnished in the style of the period. Apart from its furniture, there are porcelain, liturgical pieces, clothes and old photographs of Cebu. You will be transported back to your hotel at the end of the tour.

What’s included

  • Private tour with professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels located within the Cebu City proper only)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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