What’s there to like about Cebu City? Read on!

By: - October 11, 2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The food, people, and the culture. These are among the top answers when we asked netizens what’s the best thing about Cebu City.

Dubbed the “Queen City of the South,” it is known to bee among the top cities in the country.

Recently, it ranked first in the most improved rankings for the highly urbanized cities across the Philippines in 2023.

READ MORE: Cebu City named most improved highly urbanized city

Cebu City boasts of a fusion of flavors, warm-hearted Cebuanos, pristine beaches nearby, and authentic Cebuano vibe.

CDN Digital asked our Siloys what, for them, are the best things about Cebu City.

These are some of their answers.

Culinary haven

When it comes to food, Cebu City is among the top. The city offers a culinary journey like no other. Dive into a world of tasty lechon. Seafood lovers are in for a treat with fresh catches from the sea surrounding the island. The bustling streetfood scene will excite your taste buds with delectable treats like “puso” and “tuslob-buwa.”

The Cebuanos

Cebuanos are known for their warmth and hospitality. Expect friendly smiles and a helping hand when you need it.

READ MORE: Cebu maintains ‘richest province’ title

Beach paradise

Just a short journey from the city center, you can explore the stunning shores of Mactan, Bantayan, or Malapascua. Crystal-clear waters, powdery white sands, and marine life await those who seek adventure or relaxation.

READ MORE: Malapascua Island: Living a simple life on a ‘virgin island’

Cebuano culture

Whether you’re strolling through the historic streets of Colon or experiencing the vibrant colors and rhythms of the Sinulog Festival, you’ll find Cebuano culture at its finest. The city effortlessly blends the old with the new, giving you an authentic feel of Cebu’s rich heritage.

From culinary delights to the warm welcome of the locals and the natural beauty that surrounds the city, Cebu City offers an unparalleled experience.


READ MORE: Cebu named among best islands in the world for 2022

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