Things to Do in Cebu
Explore cultural attractions and white sand beaches near our hotel
Stay at the Radisson Blu Cebu for proximity to the area's historic and cultural landmarks, businesses and shopping attractions. Connected to the hotel via walkway, the 25,000 square-meter SM City Cebu shopping mall offers a wide selection of retail stores, a variety of restaurants and cafés, multiple movie theaters, an arcade and a bowling complex. For an unforgettable day trip, you can easily travel to pristine beaches and diving spots or book an exciting tour.
Museo Sugbu - 2.1 km
This popular museum houses religious and historical artifacts from the Spanish colonial to the Japanese era of the Philippines.
Fort San Pedro - 2.5 km
Located in Plaza Independencia near the city port, Fort San Pedro was built in 1738 under the command of Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi to fight Muslim raiders. In the 19th century, Filipino revolutionaries occupied the fort and used it as a stronghold to rebel against the Spanish.
Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño - 2.6 km
This museum and basilica chronicles Christianity's rise in Cebu. A 16th-century church, Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño marks the spot where Spanish explorers found the image of the Holy Child Jesus (Sto. Nino) in 1565.
Magellan’s Cross - 2.7 km
Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan ordered this wooden cross to be planted on April 21, 1521, marking Christianity's arrival in the Philippines.
Casa Gorordo - 2.8 km
The home of the first Filipino archbishop of Cebu, Juan Gorordo, this house is now a museum showcasing historical memorabilia and relics reflecting Filipino lifestyle during the Spanish colonial era.
Colon Street - 3.2 km
The oldest street in the Philippines, Colon Street was the center for commercial activity in downtown Cebu for centuries. Built in 1565 and developed by Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi, this area is a good place to shop and test your bargaining skills.
Olango Island Bird Sanctuary
Nature lovers won't want to miss their chance to explore the premier migratory bird sanctuary in the Philippines.
Gilutungan Marine Sanctuary
One of Cebu’s most famous underwater spots for snorkeling and diving, this marine sanctuary is a natural wonder.
This dive site is famous for its coral reefs, so be sure to bring your underwater camera.
Popular for its sprawling white sand bar, Pandanon Island gives visitors a true taste of paradise.
Travel south to Oslob, Moalboal and Sumilon Island for outdoor adventures such as canyoning, snorkeling and diving. If you are the mountaineering type, you can choose to explore the famous Chocolate Hills. To meet one of the smallest primates in the world, a tarsier, visit the island of Bohol.