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“oldest street”(101 reviews)
“your wallet”(12 reviews)
Cebu City, Philippines
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Reviewed today

Can be a bit confusing as its a bit of a rabbit warren down here but if you take the time there is some greta shopping to be done.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richardbent
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It has a lot to offer. From foods to souvenirs and many more. Just be careful with pickpockets as the place can be too crowded.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jhervygravy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking is a pain because of all the vendors. The New malls make this street, which used to be the only real shopping option, almost obsolete. For those who like to feel the bustle of people - it is worth a relatively short look.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Colorful and cheerful. Bargaining allowed, but stay sane with your expected pricing. Typically spend an hour here.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TriStupe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Colon is now combined with new and old culture. You can still feel the presents of the old structure of some building limited to 6th floor high and and some newly visible structure rising on the nearby sight. Landmarks are placed in some area to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank villariza
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Many open markets, great prices on goods, very crowded and well worth you time to visit when in Cebu City. We went there several times, no problems at all. Very lively place!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RDesilets
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This is a place that you can find almost anything but it is crowded and when its hot, its hot. A sunny day here is always better than the rain. There are food options and a good bakery as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnM629
Reviewed 28 October 2018

walking in colon street is to go inside a different world. We go with the Jeepny from Ayala center, a very exclusive mall, to Colon street about 25 minutes, depend on he traffic on the road. As we go into the Jeepny we already are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank simhonymeir
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Walk around and soak in the atmosphere with many shops selling all kinds of things something for everyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SVRBlackBookAsia
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Colon street has a lot to offer. Bargains from clothing to food items and personal necessities for your home and even for your work place. Everything in Colon is pocket-friendly. But, it also offers a risk, pickpocketers/snatchers are scattered all over the streets, so walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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22 April 2017|
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Response from hymanr2017 | Reviewed this property |
I agree also with Ed regarding what your interest is but having traveled to Cebu many times while assigned to the US Embassy in Manila I have a couple of sites that I think are worth your time. Any taxi driver will be glad... More
5 January 2015|
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Response from jeff1955malaysia | Reviewed this property |
the best way is by cab. From robinson is straight down the road about 2 Km. colon road is quite long. many shops on both side of the road. Beware of pick pocketers. many shopping centres are found along the road.