"Sugbu" Province of Cebu by monina_c
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Somebody once told me that Cebu City has the oldest continuously used public market in the Philippines. That is the market in Colon Street which is also said to be one of the oldest street. :D
From the official website of the City Government of Cebu:
Cebu was known to be the enterprising and fishing village back in the days of the Chou-Ju-Kua and long before Magellan came to the Philippines in 1561. Sugbu, as the village was intimately called, had commerce relations with foreign merchants like those from Europe, Asia and even old Cathay. These merchants gave Cebu various names as ZUBU, ZEBU, SEBU and SIBUY.
BTW, after much googling I finally found out that Cebu comes from Sugbu, meaning "riverbank".
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The city lights of Cebu is a mesmerizing sight specially from the vantage point of Tops. My only complaint is that the facilities up there are not that developed yet.
Fuente Osmena is a picturesque rotonda in the center of Cebu City. Early morning finds joggers and older people doing their tai-chi in the mini-park that surrounds the monument.
- Pros:Walker friendly, good cheap food, friendly Cebuanos
- Cons:Urban sprawl like Manila
Well, my companions for this trip preferred to stay at the Crown Regency. Purported to be one of the best in Cebu City.... more travel advice
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