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Colon Street in the Parian district in downtown Cebu City was originally developed by the Spanish explorer Miguel Lopez de Legaspi. He arrived in the Philippines in 1565. The street was named after Cristobal Colon (Christopher Columbus). From the very beginning, Colon street was the lifeline of trade and commerce in colonial Cebu. For centuries the […]Continue reading
1730 Jesuit House or Museo de Parian is the former residence of the religious community. The first Jesuit to arrive in Cebu for his mission was Gonsalvo Pareira. The year was 1593. Through the decades, the Jesuit House of 1730 grew into only second in importance to Manila. This first paragraph is supposed to convince anyone […]Continue reading
Heritage of Cebu Monument can be found in historic Parian district of Cebu City. A massive monument portrays some of the most important persons, places and events of Cebu history. The construction made of concrete, bronze, brass, and steel took a while to complete: from July 1997 to December 2000. The author is local artist Eduardo Castrillo.Photos […]Continue reading
Yap Sandiego Ancestral House is supposed to be one of the oldest residential buildings in Cebu. Also, one of the very first Chinese dwellings built out of the country. Even if that is not the case, it’s a place well worth visiting if you ever find yourself in Cebu City. The staff is very kind, helpful, […]Continue reading
The biggest, fanciest party of the year is just around the corner. Everyone makes their own traditions for this holiday. And, there are indeed countless ways to say farewell to the old year and greet the new one. From spending a quiet evening at home in front of the TV – to the most glamorous […]Continue reading
Unique Christmas traditions from all around the world are very entertaining to learn about. Since Christmas is celebrated not only By Christians and Catholics, people in different regions invented countless distinct ways to celebrate. Some are funny – and others original.Most everyone knows that each one of us is noteworthy. Hence, many of us are […]Continue reading
“Parian, Cebu City is one of the oldest and most historic places in the country. Parian was once a small community of Chinese traders in the sixteenth century. It grew into a residential headquarters of the most dynamic entrepreneurs of Cebu and became the general district.Chinese traders participated in the lucrative galleon trade and somehow […]Continue reading