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The Streets

People who visit Cebu particularly the city must at least try took a foot on this historic street. There's a lot of cheap items coming from china in this place but that don't fool... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

People who visit Cebu particularly the city must at least try took a foot on this historic street. There's a lot of cheap items coming from china in this place but that don't fool you it still hold some goodies coming from the locals. Be safe!

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Colon Street is the oldest street in Cebu. It's amazing to see how busy it is today, with businesses and pedestrians in every street while cars and all forms of transportation are seen, including the horsedrawn calesas which are allowed in the evening only. The contrast of the old and new is visible on Colon. A site not to be... More 

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South San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bring back us the the olden days.we use to see it in the book from an old pictures of relatives and friends it is a humbling experience

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Thank marinadolar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

incredible life street in cebu. you find all here! al lot people everyday that sell everything so i advice this experince but "open eyes"

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Colon is the old business district here in Cebu. Its also an area where you can buy stuff at bulk discounted/wholesale price. But be careful when you're in the area especially tourist. Like any local market area, there are unscrupulous locals who will take advantage of tourist and increase their prices so its best to bring a local with you.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Colon Street is the oldest street in the Philippines. But sdaly Cebuanos (people from Cebu) have not given this area any significant respect except for a token marker and a very small park or should I say a gated monument. Your tourist guide will have many things to say about this street but you will find little to no connection... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is the oldest street ever in the Philippines, though it looks more classy and neat on the old times.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

one of the busiest streets in Cebu City. everything you need is within the area.. schools, wet market, department stores, small electronic shops, beauty salons, cafeteria, etcetera! It is also walking distance to Basilica del Sto. Nino. BUT always be cautious with your valuables because pick-pocketers roam around this street also.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is the oldest street in the Philippines although it certainly does not look as it did when first laid out. Today it is heavy traffic and though it used to be a main street in Cebu City today it is relegated to more of a side street.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Dont bovver! Take a body guard or wear armour. Do not flash cash etc. Be on your guard. Old downtown Cebu. Not for the faint hearted. Try Ayala Centre for 21st century normality.

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