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Colon Street, Cebu City

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Neighborhood · Shopping
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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  • colon - a jargon for the human intestines. but in cebu, it is a long street abuzz with people from all walks of life. oh yes, some are even caught jaywalking to reach the other mall across from the...  more »
  • Visited here last February and I love how people are busy looking. All of the stores are really cheap.  more »
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