Colon Street, Cebu City

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Considered the Philippines' oldest road, Colon Street in downtown Cebu features an array of affordable shops and restaurants frequented by locals. Tracing its origins back to the 16th century, when Spanish conquistadores established a colony here, the street remains the heart of commercial activity in town, maintaining a busy, lively atmosphere, and unfortunately attracting an increased amount of criminal activity. Employ basic safety measurements when shopping or sightseeing in this district. Our Cebu City visit planner makes visiting Colon Street and other Cebu City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I went during the day. No tourists, but local sense of taste which made it fun. Because the security situation is not so good it was diagonally back in a seat before the arukimashita outside. In safety, such as shopping centres, clothes etc from 50 pesos as bad lot were also sold. Massage will do for the blind in the shopping center was a 60 min 200 pesos. One hour sitting was painful, but very nice!
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  • Used to be the oldest street in the Philippines but sad to say civilization has already taken it's place. Feel free to take a walk and discover the place is still thriving to maintain it's past.  more »
  • this is an old street where i like to wwndering around looking for a cheap items to sell.even with so much people going around the street and it is called the busy street of cebu city but it is nice t...  more »
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