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Cebu (Island)

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Introduction

Cebu's Taoist Temple

Cebu's Taoist Temple

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Cebu is an island that is part of the Visayas, one of the three major region of the Philippines.

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Cities

  • Cebu City
  • Lapu-Lapu
  • Mandaue
  • Talisay
  • Bogo
  • Carcar
  • Toledo

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Events and Festivals

Cebu being devoted to the Sto. Niño, the city holds one of the most major and famous festivals in the country called the Sinulog Festival. This festival is held every third Sunday of January. During the festival people join in the procession of the images of Sto. Niño and join in the street dancing around the city.

Other major Philippine festivals are listed in the Events and Festivals in the Philippines section.

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Weather

Warm and humid weather throughout the year, with maximum temperatures mostly around or above 30 °C and nights mostly above 20 °C.

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Getting There

By Plane

Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB) in Cebu is the third most important airport in the Philippines, following Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in Clark and Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. It services flights from and to other domestic airports in the country and nearby South East Asian countries.

Since most international flights connect through Manila, one would need to transfer to Manila Domestic Airport and may get flights from Manila to Cebu with Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Air.

Airlines with direct international flights to Cebu include:

By Boat

Being an island, Cebu may also be accessed through the use of the ferry system in the country. The following major ferry lines provide trips to Cebu from Manila and other major ports in the country.

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