Last Minute Places to Visit in Cebu City

After completing your North or South exploration, you are probably wondering what to do or where to go next for your remaining days in Cebu. Seriously, out of all the good things and beautiful places in this island, it’s almost impossible to keep track of them all. That’s why we’ve picked some of the easy-go places where you can head on while in the metro proper within a limited time. Build up your thrill list as this Queen City of the South will never fail to amaze you!

Chill out and see the colorful grown flowers at Sirao Flower Farm

Getting There: Take a jeep/cab going to JY Square located at the end of Salinas drive in Lahug. From there, you can haggle and rent habal-habal that will take you to the flower farm.

Location: Sirao, Cebu Transcentral Hiway

Fare: 400-500 PHP | Entrance fee: 20 PHP

Indulge in the 360 degree view of Cebu City at Tops Lookout View

Getting There: Take a jeep/cab going to JY Square located at the end of Salinas drive in Lahug. From there, you can haggle and rent habal-habal that will take you to the Tops Lookout.

Location: Barangay Malubog, Busay, Cebu City

Fare: 100-150 PHP | Entrance fee: 100 PHP

Feel and experience the Greece vibe at Temple of Leah

Getting There: Take a jeep/cab going to JY Square located at the end of Salinas drive in Lahug. From there, you can haggle and rent habal-habal that will take you to the temple.

Location:  Roosevelt St., Brgy. Busay Cebu City

Fare: 75 PHP | Entrance fee: 50 PHP

Learn the Taiho ways and pay a holy visit at Taoist Temple

Getting There: Take a jeep/cab going to JY Square located at the end of Salinas drive in Lahug. From there, you can haggle and rent habal-habal that will take you to the temple.

Location: Beverly Hills, Lahug, Cebu City (10 minutes away from JY Square)

Fare: 50 PHP | Entrance fee: Free

Enrich history at Magellan’s Cross, Basilica Church, Plaza De Independencia

Getting There: This link will surely help!

Location: Between Dalan Osmena and Magallanes Street, Cebu City

Admission: Free

Bring back old days at Colon Street and Osmena Circle

Unleash your adventure spirit at Sky Extreme Adventure, Crown Regency Cebu

Getting There: Take a jeepney/cab going to Osmena Circle, tell the driver to drop you at the entrance of the hotel. Sky Adventure facilities are located at 37th and 38th floor, buy your access & ride tickets at the 19th Floor Sky Lounge.

Location: Crown Regency Hotel, Osmeña Blvd, Cebu City

Rates: Sky Experience Adventure Packages

Do the mall hopping at Cebu’s finest Ayala and SM malls

How to go around Cebu City?

  • Most convenient but pricey – Taxi/Grab Cars
    • There are lots of taxi and grab cars for hire that can directly drive you from one destination to the other. You can follow maps and use waze to visit places. This only cost you higher than commuting.
  • Cheaper and  convenient – Jeepneys
    • Riding a jeepney in Cebu City is not that hard and scary. Click here to view the list of travel routes and jeepney codes for your reference.
  • Adventure junkies – Habal – Habal
    • Motorcycle drivers or Habal-habal is the usual mode of transport for travellers and junkies. There are tour packages and itineraries usually offered and booked via FB. Price ranges from 400 PHP to 7OO PHP for a daytour depending on your preferred destinations.

Where to buy pasalubong/take home gifts?

If you still didnt have a clue what to buy for your souvenir or pasalubong, here are the top Cebu specialty products according to Google: Dried Mangoes, Otap, Rosquillos, Dried Fish, Chorizo De Cebu, Shirts and Local made guitars.

  • Taboan Market – This is a local public market where you can find bulk dried mangoes, dried seafoods, Chorizo de Cebu and Danggit. From Colon Street in downtown Cebu, ride 08G Alumnos-bound jeepney and tell the driver to drop you off at Taboan.
  • Shamrock Bakery and Restaurant – This is where the famous otaps can be found, they also sell other baked specialties like pastries, banana chips and rosquillos. Find their stores in this link.
  • Titay’s Rosquillos – This chain stores are well known for their special rosquillos and other bread pastries for your next take home snack. Check out this link for their list of branches across Cebu area.
  • SM Malls Supermarket – They literally got it all for you! They have quality delicacies from Cebu’s top brands at an affordable price.

Food Picks 

Read more: Explore South Cebu – Guide

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