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Tops Lookout, Cebu City
(4.1/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
See the remarkable scenery of the surrounding green mountains and the bustling port-city below at Tops Lookout. The vantage point stands around 600 m (1,968 ft) above the city's skyline, from where you can observe high structures such as churches, universities, hotels, and a cable-stayed bridge. To reach the site, take a 20-minute motorbike or car ride to the top, where a rather otherworldly scene unfolds. Architecturally, the whole structure ornamented with tropical flowers rests on a hexagon-pattern plateau with concrete and stone indoor rooms subdivided by circular entrances. After taking in the panoramic view, head to the surrounding snack bars or stores for food and drinks, and visit the souvenir shop for quality memorabilia. To visit Tops Lookout on your trip to Cebu City, use our Cebu City trip itinerary builder.
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  • My Cebuano friends took me here twice for my birthday and I was really happy about it. The first night, we got there really late and everything was already closed, so we just found a spot and took in ...  more »
  • Night view from the top is one of the Cebu island in the tropical tourist destination. But until I went great. Countless motorcycle beneath the mountain tops have to be honest not too much credit. Use the physical fitness is also said about 2,000 yen round trip down. Taxi drivers not to go too. Is said to want at about 2,000 yen. I think it can be possible once tops in the parking lot about an hour waiting for tourists to get more users I'm sure everyone is like ideally.
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  • Went up the mountain and found the Temple of Leah under construction. A devoted daughter built this large complex along Greek mythology lines and will be a very interesting place to see when completed 
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  • A great place to relax and unwind from a busy daily schedule in the city. The location provides a perfect panorama of the Cebu City skyline where you can bond with your relatives and friends. The destination has an entrance fee to get in at Php 200.00. They have limited food and drinks inside yet costly in price. The view itself is stunning but don't have much services inside. Visited July 2015
  • Awesome place for a family gathering. Beautiful views of the city from above. The drive up is very nice, with good views, lots of the older, cooler jeepneys and beautiful resorts and estates. At tops, the stonework is very cool and there is a nice bar and large grass courtyard to play or lounge. There are picnic tables around the edge where you can bring meals and enjoy die good company. One of the coolest places in Cebu
  • So love the place! The view, the fresh air and all! Foods are just a bit expensive so better bring your own food pack when visiting the place.
  • Panoramic view of Cebu, City cool temp nice place to get away from the city for better air quality and also gud for groups or family gatherings. If you don't have your own transportation use the van service provided from Lahug cost is p300 if am right, food and drink is expensive so if you're on a tight budget and gonna overnight there like we did bring your own food and drink also a thick sleeping pad that you can put on the hard concrete benches built-in to the chalets inside the structure an extra shirt too as it gets cooler into the night. The morning was white out with fog, that was the highlight of the whole experience on Tops Lookout, after taking morning pictures in the fog we walked down to the highway and caught a jeepney after walking a good distance taking pictures of the views off and along the highway. All in all I enjoyed going there and will do it again.
  • The view is a solid 5. Everything else is either a 2 or a 3. Give online ride bookings a try to get occasional discounts.