Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Cebu City

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Cebu City is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Cebu City a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Cebu City.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Cebu City:

  1. Basilica Del Santo Nino

    #1 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Basilica Del Santo Nino

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Observatory, Historical Site

    Address: Osmeña Boulevard,Cebu City 6000,Cebu, Philippines

    Timings: 05:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    One of the most famous landmarks in Cebu, the Basilica Del Santo Nino is also amongst the oldest Roman Catholic churches in Philippines. The basilica is a sight worth revering when it is all decked up...Read more

  2. Magellan's Cross

    #2 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Magellan's Cross

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Observatory, Architecture

    Address: Santo Nino, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Magellan's Cross is a Christian cross that was commissioned by Portuguese and Spanish explorers on the orders of Ferdinand Magellan to commemorate their arrival in Cebu during the 16th century. This c...Read more

  3. Cebu Taoist Temple

    #3 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Cebu Taoist Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Observatory, Historical Site

    Address: Dona Modesta Singson Gaisano, Cebu City, Philippines

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Cebu Taoist temple is one of the prettiest sights of Cebu city. It was built in 1972 by the wealthy Chinese community of the city and since then has attracted a number of devotees and tourists ali...Read more

  4. Fort San Pedro

    #4 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Fort San Pedro

    Tags: Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Fort

    Address: A. Pigafetta Street,Cebu City 6000, Philippines

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Fort San Pedro dates back to 1565. Built as a defensive fortress under the command of Miguel López de Legazpi, the fort protected the city by Muslim invaders. The fort has played many roles; th...Read more

  5. Lapu Lapu Statue

    #5 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Lapu Lapu Statue

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Lapu-Lapu, Cebu’s local hero is well known for his resistance of the Spanish rule. He is said to have fought them valiantly and is responsible for the death of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Mage...Read more

  6. Yap Sandiego Ancestral House

    #6 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Yap Sandiego Ancestral House

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: 155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This historic house is close to two centuries old. The house is owned by Maria Florido and Don Juan Yap and has been preserved beautifully. A visit here sheds light upon the lifestyles and architectur...Read more

  7. Casa Gorordo Museum

    #7 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Casa Gorordo Museum

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Architecture , Arts And Crafts

    Address: No 35 Lopez Jaena, Cebu City, Philippines.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Originally the private home of Juan Gorordo, Casa Gorordo is now a museum that portrays life of Spanish expatriates in Cebu. Full of antiques and old furniture, the house has stunning architecture and...Read more

  8. Cebu Heritage Monument

    #8 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Cebu Heritage Monument

    Tags: Monument, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Heritage of Cebu Monument is an illustration of sculptures made of concrete, bronze, brass and steel portraying scenes that shaped Cebu city. The construction of the monument began in July 1997 an...Read more

  9. Simala Shrine

    #9 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Simala Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Lindogon, Simala, 6020, Philippines

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Marian Shrine stands in the hilly area of upper Lindogon in barangay Simala, Sibonga town. It was built by the congregation of Marian Monks in 1998 when the image, brought here from Pampanga, rumo...Read more

  10. 1730 Jesuit House

    #10 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    1730 Jesuit House

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Zulueta Street, Cebu City, Philippines

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Nestled behind the high concrete walls right in the heart of the Parian district in Cebu City, the Jesuit House is an 18th century house that has been remarkably preserved throughout the years. Built ...Read more

  11. Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral

    #11 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Mabini Street, Cebu City, Cebu 6000, Philippines

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is a 15th century cathedral that has weathered the world war and many natural calamities. Today, it is a grand building that is an amalgamation of Spanish architecture ...Read more

  12. Cathedral Museum Of Cebu

    #12 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Cathedral Museum Of Cebu

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: P. Burgos Street, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Cathedral museum is a museum of regional church artifacts and architecture. Recently refurbished and reopened only in 2006, the church showcases a number of interesting catholic objects and manusc...Read more

  13. Carmelite Monastery

    #13 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Carmelite Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: New Era, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Tourists feel overjoyed to visit the Carmelite Monastery as this is a beautiful religious place where spirituality not only gets practiced but celebrated as well. It is an important sacred institution...Read more

  14. Santo Nino Basilica

    #14 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Santo Nino Basilica

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Osmeña Blvd, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Basilica Menor del Santo Nino de Cebu or the Minor basilica of the Holy Child of Cebu, found in 1565 is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in the country. The current structure of the church is dedi...Read more

  15. Temple Of Leah

    #15 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Cebu City
    Temple Of Leah

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Cebu Transcentral Hwy, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Temple of Leah was built in the year 2012 and is often referred to as the Taj Mahal of Cebu. This is because the temple is a wonderful gesture of love from a husband for his late wife. However, unlike...Read more

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