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Samboan is a in the province of, Philippines, south of Cebu City. According to the, it has a population of.HistorySamboan is an abbreviation of the word sinamboang, which was a ritual dance performed by the people of the village.Samboan is a small town on a hill. But it used to be a much bigger town, with Oslob and Alegria under its territorial jurisdiction. In fact, people of Alegria were made to render forced labor for the construction of the Samboan church. It was only some time during the middle of the 1880s that those two towns were separated from Samboan (the towns of Ginatilan and Malabuyoc, which now lie in between, were created after the separation).BarangaysSamboan comprises 15 barangays:CultureHeritage buildingsOne aspect of interest is that of Samboan's cultural heritage left by the Spanish conquerors. St. Michael Archangel Church is one of the oldest Spanish-built churches in Cebu, with its façade made of coral stones.The Watch Tower is another Spanish structure, also made up of blocks of coral stones. It was built on the side of the hill to watch out for Moro invaders approaching the island. It is the tallest watch tower in the entire island of Cebu, and best preserved.Connecting the beach area with the Spanish Watch Tower is St. Jacob's Ladder (Escala de Jacobe). It is a flight of 147 stone steps built in 1878, which leads to the old watchtower on a plateau above the town. From here, one can get a view of the Tañon Strait.The Samboan WWII Volunteers Monument, at the center of Poblacion on the National Highway, was built in honor of the many volunteers who fought for the freedom of the Philippines.When using our Philippines online road trip planner to make an itinerary online, Samboan holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
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